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Ego Alley

Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
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Ranked #8 of 43 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 »
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Virginia Beach
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113 reviews 113 reviews
71 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Enjoy walking along the harbor to view the boats, small and large. The Harbor is small and easily accessible. Find a bench or dangle your feet off the dock and watch the action.

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Alexandria, VA
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475 reviews 475 reviews
229 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The benches along Ego Alley are perfect for taking time out from shopping or sightseeing in the city. Stretched along both sides of the harbor that has narrowed to the docks at the intersection of the major street in Annapolis, they welcome visitors who enjoy watching people as well as boats. This is only two blocks from the visitors' entrance... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ego Alley is a little waterway in the dock area. It runs behind a hotel and the fleet reserve club. It is where people like to show off their boats so they come in and out all day long and you get to see a variety of watercraft. Now if you are military, active or retired you can probably sit... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

a nice place to catch a breeze and see all the nice boats and yachts. The water taxi is a very convient way to get around annapolis

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Beltsville, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Either you've got a huge ego when you dock there, or you are one of the 99% who can only dream of such a life. Boats and yachts of all sizes, from kayaks with golden retrievers, to celebrity-sized yachts. find a place on the wall, and be comfy with the fact that most of those boats cost more than your... More

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Chicago
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1,196 reviews 1,196 reviews
298 attraction reviews
527 helpful votes 527 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I walked through this beautiful area while on a guided tour of Annapolis. The Annapolis City Dock is known to local boaters as "Ego Alley" because it is the weekend and evening scene of a steady parade of expensive yachts.

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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212 reviews 212 reviews
58 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice and very expensive boats--generally restful view from one of the waterside bars. Now and again there is a little excitement as someone forgets how to dock!

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Arnold, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

After the Naval Academy this thriving area is what makes Annapolis what it is!! It's a drinking town with a sailing problem!! The place to see and be seen whether by land or sea. Whether you enjoying a cocktail at Pusser's or Fleet reserve or enjoying ice cream from Storm brothers you will not be disappointed. Take the water taxi... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It's just fun to sit and watch the boats cruise in! We had dinner at Pusser's and were right on the water! Beautiful. Could have stayed for hours!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I live in South Florida, so marinas full of beautiful yachts are nothing new to me, but the sight of the sailboat masts as you walk down Main Steeet toward the marina will take your breath away. This is when you know you are in Annapolis. The sight of this small but magnificent dock area against the backdrop of the... More

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