We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ego Alley

Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
Update attraction details
Ranked #6 of 40 attractions in Annapolis
Type: Bodies of Water
Traveler Description: "Ego Alley" in Annapolis is a small, narrow waterway that leads to the heart of the city.  It got it's name from the endless parade of boats and... more »
Write a Review

74 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    32
    30
    12
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
41 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Average, at best. There are many places in many towns where one can go to get a better vantage point for boat watching.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Very pleasant with couple's, friends, family's & children playing! Truly in the center of town with view of the boats and water.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arnold, Maryland
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
82 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Ego Alley - named for all the hot shot boaters who like to cruise up and down showing off their nautical prowess - is always a joy. Early in the morning it is lovely and calm with very few visitors. Grab a coffee or tea with the locals at one of several coffee shops lining the water then go find... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Maybe I'm jaded because I've been here so many times, but I'm not sure what the big deal about Ego Alley is. There are many more scenic sites in Annapolis. There are some boats, and some restaurants (and I can't say any of them are my favorites), and well, that's really it. Just a touristy spot. Nothing to avoid, but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Definitely visit Ego Alley and sit for a spell when visiting Annapolis. It's interesting, but I was waiting for all of the "yachts" people write about when mentioning Ego Alley. More like Sea Rays and Fountains.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Queenstown, Maryland
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I love going here to see the big boats at all times of the year. In December they are decorated with light and ornaments. Summer time they are from all over the east coast and Florida. Its a good place to grab a sandwich and a beer at one of the hotels and see those beautiful boats and people.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Annapolis, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We live in Annapolis and love to stroll downtown and walk along Ego Alley. Phillips is back and better than ever! Also, the new Museum Store is open and full of great gift ideas. Try it!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mays Landing, New Jersey
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The area is truly unique. The free trolly is so convenient and punctual! The only thing that took me off guard was the amount of tickets being issued on overdue meters. The town was busy, as it was a weekend, they seemed to be relentless. We were scared to death to allow our meter to lapse - so we had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
52 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We loved sailing into Annapolis and trying our hand sailing into, coming about and out of Ego Alley. it's a tight sailing challenge and the winds will not always accommodate, so you are free to drop sail and motor through, enjoying the boats tied up and the water view of the historic area before finding a dock and getting your... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Charleston, South Carolina
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I actually visisted in 2009, but I can't go that far back on TA. This place was stunningly gorgeous. You have brick drives, gorgeous view of the ocean, lovely shops with both big company stores and local stores. This would be great for family, couples, friends, or even on your own. Highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Ego Alley also viewed

 

Been to Ego Alley? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Ego Alley, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing