When the most wonderful time of year arrives, where will you be? Rushing around your house cleaning and cooking, wishing you had just a few more hours in each day and dreading the arrival of your credit card bill because you know you spent more than you should? Or sitting in an overstuffed chair by a window, watching the Annapolis landscape as you hum Christmas carols and feel every muscle in your body relaxing? If the second picture appeals to you most, why not plan a trip to Annapolis? A stay in one of our At Home Annapolis accommodations for the holidays will make this Christmas one you will never forget!
Christmas May Not Be White
To be honest, it doesn’t snow that often at Christmas in Annapolis, but that’s ok; that just means the roads will be clear when you need to go out and do some last-minute shopping! The cool winter temperatures will make you appreciate the warmth and comfort of your At Home Annapolis holiday escape, though, and you may find yourself whipping up a batch of Christmas cookies in our fully equipped kitchens or taking a nap in front of a roaring fire when you stay in one best places to stay in Annapolis MD with a fireplace. Watching Christmas movies on television, enjoying hot cocoa as you play board games in the dining areas, or tucking your excited littles away for the night before Christmas are the quiet moments guaranteed to be the ones your family remembers for the rest of their lives.
Annapolis at Christmas
Because you won’t always want to stay in during this festive holiday, the list of Christmas adventures you can have in Annapolis is long and exciting. Watch the Best Christmas Pageant ever and laugh hilariously at the antics of the performers on the stage or participate in a holiday tradition by watching the Nutcracker at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Pick up some last-minute Christmas gifts at Gregory Guzzi Gifts and Jewelry or add to your Christmas decoration collection with a stop at A Christmas to Remember. Or take a break from cooking and baking with an elegant meal at the Federal House. All this and so much more can be yours for the holidays when you visit Annapolis at Christmas and stay in the best places to stay in Annapolis MD!
Festive and Bright
One of our favorite parts of Christmas is the beautifully colored lights that make every home feel like a celebration of the holiday, and although there is little chance that your At Home Annapolis Christmas cottage will be already decorated before you arrive, it is perfectly ok for you to add some charm on your own. Add a compact artificial tree to the dining room table, making it festive and happy for your Christmas feast, or place a bowl of ornaments on the breakfast bar in the kitchen. Kohls, located at 260 Solomons Island Road, has a large selection of everything Christmas, and the nearer it gets to the holiday, the lower the prices drop! Irish Traditions, located at 141 Main Street, is the perfect spot to pick up Christmas gifts for the family or an international ornament to add to your collection, and if you have any women in your life about to become grandmothers, we have been eyeing a throw pillow with “When a Child is Born, so is a Grandmother” embroidered on its creamy fabric. Sentimental gifts such as these always get us in the feels!
Sweet Treats for Christmas Morn
Wake up on Christmas day to a room full of colorfully wrapped presents and a sweet treat to hold you over until the Christmas feast has begun. Our fully equipped kitchens are designed to make ordinary chores somehow have a magical appeal, especially if you have taken the extra steps to decorate for the holiday. Turn on Christmas music, gather up the ingredients you purchased ahead of time, and take a day to bake all your favorites! The internet is an amateur baker’s best friend, offering an unlimited amount of recipes that are easy to follow and delicious to taste, and of course, our At Home Annapolis holiday homes come pre-equipped with free Wi-Fi for your net surfing convenience.
But what if you just aren’t feeling the desire for a holiday bake-off? You have shopping to do, you are still checking in at the office for Zoom meetings, and quite frankly, baking has never been one of your strong points! Main & Market at 914 Bay Ridge Road has some of the sweetest desserts in town. Don’t judge it by its strip mall location; the baker who works here knows his or her way around the kitchen and the treats for sale are rich and creative, ensuring your family will be happy and full!