Baltimore InformationWhen arriving in Baltimore, Maryland, you definitely will want to be wearing good walking shoes. In Baltimore, you can take a leisurely walk along the beautiful Inner Harbor to see all the sites. The Inner Harbor has been one of the most important seaports since the 18th century. Its spectacular position along the Chesapeake Bay makes it a must see. The Harbor is also in a prime location and is close to the quaint neighborhoods of Fells Point and Little Italy. If you are a water lover, you can hop aboard a water taxi and take a tour of the city. Seadog, Watermark and Baltimore Spirt all offers water cruises to explore the city.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is where you will find piers of impressionists artwork from artists such as Matisse, Cezanne and Picasso. If museums are not your forte, how about taking in a baseball game at the Oriole Park at Camden Yards? If football is more up your alley, take a stroll over to the M&T Stadium to see the home of the Baltimore Ravens. Located at the south part of Camden Yards, you are sure to be taken in by the spectacular skyline view.
If you happen to be traveling with little ones, pop over to Port Discovery. This museum is completely interactive and houses exhibits like From Pictures to Pages and The Art of Sesame Street. There is even a 3-story treehouse the children can play in.
If you have worked up an appetite, indulge in a tasty meal of fresh Maryland blue crabs or a delicious bowl of Maryland cream of crab soup, with produce and seafood all locally grown and caught. Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs is sure to leave you stuffed and satisfied. From street food to 5-star dining, Baltimore is sure to please everyone’s taste.
The National Aquarium is a must see when in Maryland. It is home to more than 16,000 marine animals in over 600 different species. The Blacktip Reef is home to a 500-pound sea turtle named Calypso, as well as 60 distinct varieties of fish. Be sure to have a map with you, it’s quite easy to get lost in the spectacular Rain Forest exhibit!
Whether you are a sports fan or art history buff, Baltimore has something for everyone. The food, sites, and the shopping are sure to be a crowd-pleaser!