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Sandy Point State Park

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Address: 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409
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+1 410-974-2149

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Great Beach, Beautiful Water

We went during the off season (no way we were getting in the water in February!) but the whole area was just beautiful. We plan on coming back closer to summer so we can rent a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went during the off season (no way we were getting in the water in February!) but the whole area was just beautiful. We plan on coming back closer to summer so we can rent a rowboat and go out on the water, maybe even go fishing.

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Frackville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Took my granddaughters there over a weekend in May, we had a wonderful time, the water was not that deep that the 9 yr. old could not swim. No waves and they just loved that. Cant wait to visit again this summer.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Lots of picnic areas with tables and grills, even beachside! Beach facing the Bay Bridge makes for great photos, and there are smaller and more private beaches on the left side of the park. There is also an area where you can launch your boat, even large boats, and head straight out to the Chesapeake Bay. We go fishing and... More 

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Our visit to Annapolis was brief (only a day) and so many people recommended that we see the Lights on the Bay. After dinner last night we opted to see the Christmas spectacular and it did not disappoint. What an incredible event which must take hundreds of man-power hours to prepare. The $15 a car scenic drive along the shore... More 

Thank Joey P
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Sandy point park is a great place for fishing. you can catch stripe bass of all sizes. This park has a lot to offer. You can get in the water for swimming in the summer time and become a polar bear in the fall. Overall it is a good place to have a picnic with friends and family.

Thank DMAN0431
Odenton, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

This is a great local option for a beach. It costs $5 per car to get in (changes per season) but you have so many options for things to do. The beach area is very large, lots of sand, great for a picnic, and sunning, there is a roped off area for swimming, and you can fish. If you have... More 

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Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

The Lights on the Bay Christmas spectacular is a must see. If you approach from the Eastern shore the lights are breathtaking. It cost $15 per car to enter the park. Discounts of $2 are available at some places.

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

As the site for this years MD Seafood Fest, we finally got a chance to visit this beach that we've passed over a hundred times on the Bay Bridge while driving to/from the coastal beaches for the summer. We were there the 2nd weekend in September so it's still beach weather but surprisingly there weren't that many people on the... More 

Thank Agog84
Carrboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I went the day after Thanksgiving. It was a great way to see the bay bridge and the lighthouse. Enjoyed meeting stand up paddle boarders and some photographers All in all lovely walk

Thank Lori M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Honestly haven't been in years, but I live in the area and it gets busy during the summer months. Not the best beach in MD, but for an inexpensive day trip it'll do. I'd rather visit OC or any of the DE Beaches

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