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Ego Alley

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Address: Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
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This is the location to say you've been to Annapolis

Ego Alley is the center of Historic Annapolis. It is a narrow water way, where boats go up and down. Interesting to see some private yachts, but it is more the place to go to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ego Alley is the center of Historic Annapolis. It is a narrow water way, where boats go up and down. Interesting to see some private yachts, but it is more the place to go to see the stores. If the weather is good, it is a great place to go to just be there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - the sheer expense of it all. It's abundantly clear that this is the 1% and we are all just spectators. The boats, the Botox bodies, the sheer opulence. Loads of fun to walk around reading the boat names and picking apart the 'small' yatchs from the big brothers. Does need a good sunny day though

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PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picturesque, plenty of boats, shops, & food - this is a great place to spend the day. Have been here a number of times & always see something new. Give yourself plenty of time to meander around! Oh, and make sure you have your camera!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Ego Alley isn't an alley but instead is the docking location fot boat visitors to Annapolis. For boaters there are slips for rent overnight or longer and for non boaters the wide sidewalks make it a good place to stroll, watch boats, stop to eat at numerous restaurants and fast food places within a block or less. There are public... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

To me this is a place where you take your time. Stroll along the water, look at the beautiful boats, enjoy the wildlife (ducks), shop at local small businesses along the way. You can even sit on the seawall to watch the sailboat. There are many restaurants, art galleries, tea shops, tourist information, harbour master and a maritime museum. This... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

My wife's father had a 48 ft. Norwegian Sail boat circa 1906. She grew up First Mate so she tried to educate me about the boats. Not the 14 foot fishing boat my father and I had when I grew up. It was a beautiful day and we really enjoyed the walk and sights.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful location to be right on the water Enjoy all the sights from around the naval academy. Lots of quaint shops and restaurants. Save to Idea Board Interested In This Item?

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

What a way to spend an hour or two. Beautiful boats, cruisers, yachts moored, under power, sailing in and out of the harbor or docking just feet from where you are sitting. I was told its name is possibly derived from the size of the owners ego's to own these magnificent yachts. Take a break, buy an ice cream or... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Boats, boats, boats...small to large (and very large) lined up along and just outside the Annapolis Harbor at the origin of Main Street. Walk along the water, gaze at the boats, feed the ducks and grab some ice cream at Storm Bros. Maybe grab a water taxi to Eastport or hop on a water tour.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

If in Annapolis, this is a great place to just sit, relax and watch the boats. Great location. Surrounded by shops and restaurants not far away.

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