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U.S. Naval Academy

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Address: 121 Blake Road, Annapolis, MD 21402
Phone Number: (410) 293-8687
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Description: Established in 1845, this undergraduate college for the Navy prepares men...
Established in 1845, this undergraduate college for the Navy prepares men and women to become professional officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
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The campus is absolutely gorgeous! I think in a lot of ways it could be intimidating being a civilian walking around a military base but it's actually really lovely and I've only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Hartly, Delaware, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The campus is absolutely gorgeous! I think in a lot of ways it could be intimidating being a civilian walking around a military base but it's actually really lovely and I've only ever had great, genuine interactions with the men and women I run into while I'm there. Bonus tip: The Saturday after their commissioning is the best day to... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful the campus is awesome. The Severn river was majestic. The chapel a work of art. The civilian employees on campus were second to none.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Our visit to the Naval Academy included a tour of the campus. I was honored to visit the campus and learn of the tremendous commitment and expectations of US Naval Academy students.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We toured the Academy midday. We were able to see the new Plebes and learned much about the history of the Naval Academy and the Navy. The tour includes many of the buildings and where John Paul Jones is buried. It is a good place to bring out of town quests for an understanding about the history of the Navy... More 

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Arlington, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Naval Academy is a beautiful setting for an impressive military school. The architecture is beautiful, and it's interesting to see the midshipmen at work. The Chapel and museum are worth visiting, as is the gift shop in the visitor's center. Don't miss the noon meal formation (get there by 11:55)!

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Pearl River, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was our first trip to the NavalAcademy and we were impressed by the tour and by being able to walk the grounds freely (after the obligatory security check, of course---this IS a military base, after all!). I agree with previous reviews---try to see Noon Formation for a taste of a midshipman's life. While waiting for all the companies to... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We walked the gardens late in the afternoon after everything was closed and tours ended. But it was all we needed to get a feel for the Naval Academy. The grounds are beautiful and you can just feel the generations of tradition as you stroll the gardens. Be prepared to show picture I.D. as you enter the grounds, but otherwise... More 

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The tour was good. It was a "black flag" day, meaning it was very hot and humid. As a consequence, the tour guide tried to keep us inside as much as possible. That was welcomed but we sorta had to insist on going outside to see Bancroft Hall . . . which is really the most impressive part of the... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Take a guided tour. The guides don't give "canned" talks- the tour is the same but the talks are all different.

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Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Followed the advice of the other Tripadvisor reviews and paid for the guided walking tour - well worth it, though it was alarmingly hot and humid out (being summer). Very informative and it's also a very lovely campus. I learned a lot!

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Address: 121 Blake Road, Annapolis, MD 21402
Phone Number: (410) 293-8687
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis

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