Lunchtime in Annapolis at the United States Naval Academy starts with 4,400 uniformed girls and guys in formation for a 10-minute once-over by military fashion police before chow-down. At precisely 12:05 p.m. weekdays during the academic calendar, the Brigade of Midshipmen in full dress stand at attention outside the 1,734-room Bancroft Hall, whose 4.8 miles of corridor make it the second largest dorm in the world. Join the parade and march in behind them. But no sneak peeks at the dorm rooms; guards make sure you’re not going further than the rotunda. Final stop: the gift shop, for Go Navy/Bill-the-Goat hoodies.
52 King George St., Annapolis, MD