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Ego Alley

Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
+1 410-263-3323
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As the name says, it's where all the 'egocentrics' have to pull into, turn around, showing their... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dennis Y
Belmont, California
Great place for people/boat watching

Ego alley is aptly named, as people drive their boats down it specifically for the purpose of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill S
Annapolis, Maryland
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“big boats” (6 reviews)
“dead end” (5 reviews)
Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, MD
+1 410-263-3323
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As the name says, it's where all the 'egocentrics' have to pull into, turn around, showing their skills on doing so, showing off their boats.

Thank Dennis Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ego alley is aptly named, as people drive their boats down it specifically for the purpose of others ogling it. The bigger the better, although you get some junk too. Great place to sip a cold drink at a number of bars on the alley...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can sit back and watch the boats docking, the water taxis and the steam boats (tour). There is a limited parking area (PAID metered). Lots of places to eat and around the corner from the Naval Academy. Sometimes there people making and selling crafts.

Thank sage97
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful waterfront location to view watercraft of all types. Especially wonderful during the semi annual boat shows that feature sailing yachts and power boats for every taste and budget. Lots of local food and drink for the hungry and thirsty. Parking can be a...More

Thank Yagelski
Reviewed 6 October 2017

As part of the complete downtown Annapolis, its nice and adds to the total ambiance. As a standalone attraction its a dock/marina with a bunch of boats. If you want a historic seaport, try Mystic Connecticut. If you want to see a few mega yachts,...More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I can't tell you how many times I've wandered down to Ego Alley to unwind and allow my mind to take a vacation. Sitting on a bench on the water's edge (well not quite, but close), I watch the boats, power, sail and dingies, on...More

2  Thank PirateGirl529
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Plenty of bars and places to eat, for adults and families, nice shops but parking can be difficult, and it's metered pay parking.

1  Thank TrishLang
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Nice place to watch the world float by... amazing display of watercraft from SUPs to mega-yachts and everything inbetween.

Thank neilbW2536XR
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Guess you have to go on a weekend to see the parade of boats. We had to jump into a restaurant during a rain shower and we're fortunate enough to be by The Federal House where I had a few beers.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We love coming in on our boat and going to lunch at one of the many restaurants. The shops are wonderful and it's a great place to people watch.

Thank U4336MPjoeb
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29 April 2017|
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Response from Dee V | Reviewed this property |
Certainly, and there are many outdoor cafes that allow dogs. Indoors is not allowed because of silly health dept rules. Not as liberal as Europe, but outdoors is fine.
5 March 2016|
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Response from fred5110 | Reviewed this property |
If he likes boats he will like this area in summer. I'd suggest a ride around the harbor however. Might be more fun for a 7 year old. Would definitely take the Naval Academy tour. Lot more to see for a younger child.