The city of Annapolis, just 30 miles outside Washington, D.C., has plenty to offer active adults.

Active adults in Maryland searching for a well-established community that has many options in a prime location should consider Heritage Harbor in Annapolis, Maryland.


Heritage Harbour is an active adult community that is almost 30 years old. It boasts over 1,600 homes ranging in size from 800 to 3,000 square feet and price from the low $200s to high $700s. The resale homes on this property range from traditional single-family homes to attached townhomes to condos. Prices will often vary based on the kinds of upgrades that previous owners have done to the residences. There are so many different options available for all kinds of buyers.

Amenities & Activities

The amenities at Heritage Harbour are as plentiful and diverse as their home offerings.  Active adults who prefer indoor activities will enjoy the Community Lodge, which is the social hub of the community. It offers a fitness center with an aerobics studio, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, and sauna. It also features a library, billiard tables and many meeting rooms that host activities and social clubs. Arts and crafts enthusiasts can enjoy a room specifically dedicated to their pursuits. There is also an auditorium that hosts many different events throughout the course of the year.

Notably, Heritage Harbour features over 70 different clubs, including ballroom dancing, bible study, current events discussions, gardening, genealogy, meditation, pilates, mahjong, and so much more. Heritage Harbour has a full-time lifestyle director on staff to ensure the residents have many different activities from which to choose.

Active adults who enjoy outdoor activities also have an impressive list from which to choose. The Community Lodge facilities include nine tennis courts, a bocce ball court, horseshoe pits and an outdoor pool to lounge with friends. The nine-hole golf course and pro shop provide a fun challenge for any golf enthusiast.

Heritage Harbour also has a sizable waterfront area that features a pier to the South River with ten 30-foot boat slips. That’s appropriate given Annapolis’ nickname of “America’s Sailing Capital."


Annapolis, Maryland’s capital city, sits on the Chesapeake Bay where it features a historic district and is the home to the United States Naval Academy. It temporarily served as the nation’s capital and is rich with history.

Although the city is 30 miles east of Washington, D.C., and all our nation’s capital has to offer, Maryland’s capital has plenty to offer on its own. This active adult community is close to the Annapolis Mall, which offers great shopping and a wide range of restaurants.

Annapolis is also home to a diverse selection of festivals, beaches, and attractions, such as the Annapolis Marine Art Gallery and the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Most importantly, the community runs a 28-passenger activity vehicle to take residents on shopping trips, festivals, and other appealing attractions.