Experience exceptional things to see and do in Baltimore, MD. From the romantic strolls and dining along Inner Harbor to charming attractions and activities that delight kids of all ages, visitors enjoy Baltimore’s diversions all year round.
Starting in early October the Walters Art Museum will be featuring a NEW exhibition! The Walters is a museum of ancient art and artifacts dating back thousands of years. Next month, Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum will be on display. The Book of the Faiyum is an exquisitely illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt. One of the most intriguing ancient … Read the rest
Some cloudy, rainy, fall days are good for curling up to a good movie with grilled cheese and tomato soup, in sweats and a hoodie. For the past 3 months we have been complaining about heat, humidity, allergies and mosquitoes. Why do we find ourselves opting to stay inside now that the bugs are gone, and the air is cool, … Read the rest
Baltimore’s gleaming Lexington Market is the world’s largest, continuously running market for more than six generations, and has marked its 220th anniversary this year. This is a large market with endless variety, for all tastes. If you have ever watched the Food Network I’m sure you’ve seen Andrew Zimmern and his Bizarre Foods show. Is it funny that it is … Read the rest
A monument as defined is a statue, building or other structure erected to commemorate a famous notable person or event. Baltimore was founded in 1729, by Lord Baltimore (Cecilius Calvert), and has since been home to many men and women of note. Baltimore became one of the largest arteries for immigrants and was the 2nd largest seaport in the … Read the rest
I get it. You’ve visited Baltimore 3 times and now you feel like an official Baltimore Tour Guide. Sure you’ve crossed off the Baltimore National Aquarium, the American Visionary Art Museum, Pier 6 Concert Pavilion, and Power Plant Live—congrats to you! But, what if I told you there was more? What if I told you there … Read the rest
Is it just me, or do you also have apprehensions about going into book stores with cash in your wallet. This has got to be one of THE MOST difficult places for me to walk out of empty handed. I always walk by and think “sure, I’ll just go in and browse around, no big deal…” 1 hour, 3 books … Read the rest
Who says you can’t see stars beyond the brightness of city lights? The Maryland Science Center in Baltimore would beg to differ. The Maryland Science Center has an open-air, rooftop observatory. With a high powered, computer controlled refracting telescope, you will be able to see the moon (up close and personal), and all of our seasonal stars.
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WHAT?! You’ve NEVER been to the Fell’s Point Fun Festival?! That is just plain ridiculous—seriously! As a home grown Baltimore native, I have no problem attesting to this festival as being the best of the year. Calling this a “fun” festival is a gross understatement. This mile long street festival draws close to 1 million people every year—and it’s … Read the rest
So let me get this right… It is summer and it is beautiful outside, but you would still rather sit inside a cramped movie theater and watch a movie?!?! How boring! I mean, ok so you live in Baltimore and you think you have seen all that it has to offer. I understand. Those of you visiting Baltimore have absolutely … Read the rest
Are you visiting Baltimore, or are a homegrown, Baltimore diehard looking for some entertainment. If you ARE a Baltimore resident you know that fun in the sun is NOT hard to find in our quaint city. The Waterfront Partnership has Summer Socials, right down at the Inner Harbor at West Shore Park. This is located right next to the … Read the rest