Known as the City of Firsts, Baltimore is a fascinating place to be explored. One of its many highlights are the many types of cuisine to be sampled. Baltimore is filled with some of the best seafood restaurants around. Not to worry though if seafood isnt your passion. The streets are packed with great places to have an amazing dining experience.
You could explore the famous Lexington Market, the world's largest market thats been running for more than six generations. Its a great experience to walk through the many stalls and smell the fresh baking, taste some of the candy or buy a basket of fresh fruit. With over 80 vendors, youll find exactly what youre craving.
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is a definite must. It showcases the amazing world that exists under the sea and is worth a visit. If you can, buy your tickets ahead of time. Its Maryland's leading tourist attraction and the lines can get a bit long.
Baseball fans can explore the Babe Ruth Museum or go to an Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, one of the best baseball stadiums in the states. Just around the baseball field are great cafes, pubs and shops.
What makes Baltimore so special is its harbor. At the bottom of Federal Hill lies the Inner Harbor, home to the American Visionary Art Museum. The buildings architecture has won many national and international awards for its design and beauty. Inside, it showcases budding new artists talents. Harborplace is the gateway to the Inner Harbor and is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. Its divided up into three areas: The Gallery, Light Street Pavilion and Pratt Street Pavilion. Whatever area you decide to explore, youll really enjoy what it all offers. There are great shops to buy the perfect gift, enjoy a great meal or simply enjoy the sites and sounds the streets provide.
Whether you take a stroll down by the harbor, catch a baseball game or enjoy a fantastic dinner by the water, youll quickly come to realize that one trip to Baltimore isnt enough to see and do all that it offers.