Family Favorite Winners 2018

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There’s nothing better than a personal recommendation when it comes to looking for something that you and your family need.

That said, we are giving you hundreds of personal recommendations all at once! We asked our readers and social media followers to tell us their favorite places to play, eat, shop, go on dates, take the kids, and even take the pets, in our annual Family Favorites contest. Thank you to everyone who voted!

Those starred received the most votes and those following are runners up. Two stars in a category indicate a tie. 

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Date Night

*The Point Crab House & Grill
Arnold
thepointcrabhouse.com

Vin 909
Annapolis
vin909.com

Café Mezzanotte
Severna Park
cafemezzanotte.com

Moms Night Out

*Level
Annapolis
levelannapolis.com

Vida Taco Bar
Annapolis, Severna Park
vidatacobar.com

Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant
Annapolis
chwinery.com

Salon and Spa

*Fabu’ Salon & Spa
Severna Park
fabusalononline.com

Hudson & Fouquet Salon
Annapolis, Edgewater
hudsonfouquet.com

Image Creators Salon and Spa
Severna Park
imagecreatorssalonandspa.com

Consignment

Savvy Consignment
Severna Park
savvyconsignment.com

Wee-Sale Consignment Sale
Landover
wee-sale.com

Once Upon a Child
Ellicott City, Gambrills, Glen Burnie
onceuponachild.com

Home and Garden

*Homestead Gardens
Davidsonville, Severna Park
homesteadgardens.com

Greenstreet Gardens
Lothian
greenstreetgardens.com

Gary’s Garden
Severna Park
410-544-8787

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Day Trip

*St. Michaels
stmichaelsmd.org

Calvert Cliffs State Park
Lusby
dnr.maryland.gov

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Baltimore
marylandzoo.org

Outdoor Play Place

*Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks
     Broadneck Park, Annapolis
     Downs Park, Pasadena
     Kinder Farm Park, Millersville
     Lake Waterford, Pasadena
     Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis
aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/parks

Watkins Regional Park
Upper Marlboro
outdoors.pgparks.com/sites/watkins_regional_park.htm

Dunkirk District Park
Dunkirk
co.cal.md.us

Indoor Play Place

*Hyper Kidz
Columbia
hyperkidzplay.com

Sky Zone
Columbia
skyzone.com/Columbia

Mission Escape Rooms
Annapolis, Waugh Chapel
missionescaperooms.com

Museum

*Smithsonian Museums
Washington, D.C.
smithsonian.com

Port Discovery
Baltimore
portdiscovery.org

Chesapeake Children’s Museum
Annapolis
theccm.org

Picnic Spot

*Quiet Waters
Annapolis
aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/parks

Patapsco Valley State Park
Ellicott City
dnr.maryland.gov

Lake Waterford Park
Pasadena
aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/parks

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*Watkins Regional Park
Upper Marlboro
outdoors.pgparks.com/sites/watkins_regional_park.htm

Broadneck Park
Annapolis
aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/parks

Kinder Farm Park
Millersville
aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/parks

 

Party Facility

Thrive Gymnastics/Severna Park Gymnastics
Annapolis, Arnold
thrivegymnastics.com
severnaparkgymnastics.com

Hyper Kidz
Columbia
hyperkidzplay.com

Pump it Up
Elkridge, Lanham-Bowie, Waldorf
pumpitupparty.com

Gifts

*Whimsicality
Annapolis
shopwhimsicality.com

Westfield Annapolis
Annapolis
westfield.com/Annapolis

Franklin’s Toys
Annapolis, Severna Park
franklinstoystore.com


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*Artworks
Annapolis
artworksstudio.info

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Annapolis
marylandhall.org

Artsy Partsy
Pasadena
artsypartsy.net

Dance Lessons

*Studio 180 Dance
Annapolis
studio180dance.com

Design in Motion Dance
Gambrills
designinmotiondance.com

Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Annapolis
balletmaryland.org

L’ecole de danse
Annapolis
lecolededanse.org

Camp

*Thrive Gymnastics/Severna Park Gymnastics
Annapolis, Arnold
thrivegymnastics.com
severnaparkgymnastics.com

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi
Arnold
jingying.org

Summer at Key
Annapolis
keyschool.org/program/summer-at-key

Gymnastics

*Thrive Gymnastics/ Severna Park Gymnastics
Annapolis, Arnold
thrivegymnastics.com
severnaparkgymnastics.com

Docksiders Gymnastics
Millersville
docksidersgymnastics.com

1st Class Gymnastics
Annapolis
1stclassgym.com

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*Mission Martial Arts at Severna Park Gymnastics/Thrive Gymnastics
Annapolis, Arnold
missiontkd.com

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi
Arnold
jingying.org

Mountain Kim Martial Arts
Annapolis
annapolistaekwondo.com

Music Lessons

*Rattle & Roll
Arnold
rocktherattle.com

Music Together Chesapeake
Annapolis, Crofton, Edgewater, Severna Park
musictogetherchesapeake.com

Naptown Sings and Plays!
Annapolis
naptownsings.com

Theater

*Children's Theatre of Annapolis
Annapolis
childrenstheatreofannapolis.com

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Annapolis
marylandhall.org

Building Better People Productions
Annapolis
bbpproductions.com

Tutoring

*Mathnasium
Annapolis, Severna Park
mathnasium.com

The Polymath Place
Deale
thepolymathplace.com

Little Scholars
Annapolis
littlescholarsllc.com/location/annapolis-md


Best Kids Menu

*Chick-Fil-A
Various locations
chick-fil-a.com

Miss Shirley's
Annapolis, Inner Harbor, Roland Park
missshirleys.com

Garry’s Grill
Severna Park
garrysgrill.com

Breakfast

*Grump’s Café
Annapolis, Crofton

Iron Rooster
Annapolis, Baltimore, Cockeysville
ironroosterallday.com

The Breakfast Shoppe
Severna Park
thebreakfastshoppe.com

 

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*Bruster's
Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Severna Park
brusters.com

The FroYo House
Arnold, Severna Park
thefroyohouse.com

Annapolis Ice Cream Company
Annapolis
annapolisicecream.com

 

Overall Dining

*Harris Crab House and Seafood Restaurant
Grasonville
harriscrabhouse.com

The Point Crab House and Grill
Arnold
thepointcrabhouse.com

Boatyard Bar & Grill
Annapolis
boatyardbarandgrill.com


Veterinarian

*Greater Annapolis Veterinary Hospital
Annapolis
gavh.com

Greater South River Animal Hospital
Edgewater
greatersouthriverah.com

Bay Hills Animal Hospital
Arnold
bayhillsanimalhospital.com

Pet Groomer

*Bark ‘n’ Bean Dog Wash and Coffee Bar
Annapolis
barknbean.com

Bev’s Grooming and Pet Supplies
Stevensville
bevsgrooming.com

The Sudsy Puppy Pet Grooming
Severna Park
thesudsypuppy.net

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*Noah’s Ark Veterinary & Boarding Resort
Millersville
noahsarkboardingresort.com

Perfect Pet Resort
Lothian
perfectpetresort.com

Dogwood Acres
Davidsonville
dogwoodacres.com

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