Guided Walking Tours

Destination Education by Watermark is the authentic provider of Annapolis history field trips.

Our walking tours are tailored for students and social studies curriculum requirements in the state of Maryland and surrounding states. Our period dressed guides bring history to life in an interesting, exciting and engaging way. All tours are customized for your group’s grade level requirements.

Your Group Tour Specialist will work with you from beginning to end to ensure all of your needs are met.

Proudly working with hundreds of teachers year after year.

 

Annapolis Naval Academy Field Trip


 

Guides Show & Tell

Colonial Eye Spy

90 minutes – Annapolis

What was it like to be a colonial child? It was very different from what children know about today and yet the same! Walk the streets of Annapolis, learn the rhymes, play the games of the past. Your students will enjoy their trip back in time to Colonial days on this tour. Come have an adventure with our colonial guides!

Suggested for kindergarten – 3rd grade
$9/Student, $11/Adult
1 free adult per 20 students

Guides with Kids

Colonial Stroll and Maryland State House

90 minutes – Annapolis

Follow the Footsteps of heroes through historic Annapolis. Led by an 18th century guide, students will learn about life and the important figures that help make Annapolis what it is today. Tour Includes the Maryland State House, the Old Senate Chamber where George Washington resigned as Commander-in-Chief and viewing of the newly installed resignation speech and statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass (90 Min Tour) • Building Interiors when available

Suggested for 3rd grade and higher
Photo ID required for guests 18 years of age and older
$8.50/Student, $10.50/Adult;
1 free adult per 20 students

Annapolis Naval Academy Field Trip

United States Naval Academy

90 minutes – Annapolis

Be immersed in the sights and sounds of the U.S. Naval Academy, home to over 4,500 midshipmen. Tour THE YARD with many interior buildings and historic landmarks.

Suggested for 4th-12th grade
Photo ID required for guests 18 years of age and older
$8.50/Student, $10.50/Adult
1 free adult per 20 students

Annapolis Tours Thurgood Marshall Memorial

African American Heritage “Heritage Award Winner”

90 min to 2 hours  – Annapolis

In Partnership with the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation. This unique walking tour engages students as they trace the rich history of African-Americans in Annapolis with their impact nationally and internationally. Key historical sites including the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial and the Thurgood Marshall Memorial are a part of this journey. Suggested for 4th grade and higher.

$8.50/Student, $10.50/Adult
elementary school 90 minute tour
$9.50 – $11.50/middle and high school 2 hour tour
1 free adult per 20 students

Two tour guides in colonial attire

Civil War Tour

2 hours – Annapolis

Stroll through Annapolis and the USNA to hear stories of citizens’ roles during the war that pitted neighbor against neighbor, friend against friend and brother against brother. Tour is geared toward middle school through high school students. Suggested for: Middle School & High School

Photo ID required for guests 18 years of age and older
$9.50/Student, $11.50/Adult;
1 free adult per 20 students

tour guide in colonial attire

War of 1812 “Heritage Award Winner”

2 hours – Annapolis

We bring you back 50 years after the War of Independence to 1812 when the nation was fighting the British once again. Our Regency guides take you to many stops associated with Francis Scott Key, and the US Navy as a force to be reckoned. This was a time that signified the rebirth of our nation. Suggested for Middle School & High School

Photo ID required for guests 18 years of age and older.
$9.50/Student, $11.50/Adult
1 free adult per 20 students

Guide

New!  Women of Achievement

2 Hours – Annapolis

Celebrate the 100th year women’s right to vote with the 19th Amendment as you hear of notable women from the 1600’s to present day and how they impacted women’s rights today. We will also take you into the Maryland State House to visit Harriet Tubman.  Suggested for Middle School & High School

$9.50/Student, $11.50/Adult;

1 free adult per 20 students

Photo ID Required for Guests 18 years of age and older.

 

Colonial Myths & Legends

90 minutes – Annapolis

Once upon a time in days of old… This historic titillating tale of gossip and superstition gives insight to small town life in Annapolis. Learn about the most notorious colonial inhabitants and the tales that ran rampant from slave and servant to “upper crust.” An 18th century garden visit highlights curious medical remedies of colonial days. Suggested Grade Level:  Middle School, High School

$9.50/Student, $11.50/Adult
1 free adult per 20 students

 

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Add-Ons

 Add one of these “add-ons” highlights to your base tour for your complete Annapolis experience! (available only in combination with a standard 90 minute tour).

Hogshead

30 minutes

Enjoy a hands-on, living history program as your guide will speak of trades and family roles in colonial times. Discover what it was like to live in a 2 room middle class 18th century home.

Suggested Grade Level: All Ages
Additional fee $4.00/person

William Paca House Kitchen

15 minutes

The Pacas’ servants have full run of the kitchen and can tell stories about the comings and goings of the households as only they see them. They will share their knowledge of traditional foods and the dishes favored by the Pacas and their guests.

Suggested Grade Level: All Ages
Additional fee $2.25/students, $2.25/adults

African-American Heritage Tour

45 minutes

In Partnership with the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation. See Annapolis as a microcosm of Maryland African-American heritage.

Suggested Grade Level: All Ages
Additional fee $4.00/person

United States Naval Academy

45 minutes

Be immersed in the sights and sounds of the U.S. Naval Academy, home to over 4,500 midshipmen. Suggested

Grade Level: 4th-12th Grade
Additional fee: $3.00/person.

Maryland State House

45 minutes

Once this nation’s capital, and now the oldest State House in continuous legislative use in the country, this is a gem not to be missed.

Suggested Grade Level: 3rd-12th Grade
Additional fee: $4.00/person.


 

Pricing reflects the discount for groups of 20 or more students.

Call our Youth Group Tour Specialists during business hours at 410-268-7601 x200