Welcome to Baltimore

Baltimore is more than a place, it's an experience. After almost three hundred years of history, this city can deliver more fun-filled family days and romantic evenings to make any vacation an absolute winner. Over a hundred community festivals, concerts, and events take place yearly in Baltimore. Also, the city is with a multitude of interesting destinations for travelers. Some of these include the National Aquarium in Baltimore, American Visionary Art Museum, Port Discovery, Oriole Park at Camden Yards and more:

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore MD, 21223-2699
410-752-2490
This fascinating, fun place for kids, families, and lovers of history and American railroading features the most comprehensive collection in the Western Hemisphere, plus free parking and train rides. Comprised of the oldest and most comprehensive collection of railroad history in the Western Hemisphere, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum is a unique cultural and educational asset for the city and the region.

Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum
203 North Amity Street Baltimore, Maryland 21223
410-396-7932
The house was built around 1830. The house is a small 2 1/2 story brick duplex (now part of a row of houses), containing 5 rooms. A number of pieces related to Poe are exhibited, including glassware and china belonging to John Allan (Poe's foster father), a telescope reputedly used by Poe, Poe's sextant, a traveling desk (or lap desk) he presumably used at the University of Virginia and a full-sized color reproduction of the only known portrait of Poe's wife, Virginia, done at her death in 1847. Every year, the Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Celebration is held on the weekend nearest January 19th.

The Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD
The Inner Harbor is one of America's oldest seaports dating from the 1600s. Nowadays, it is an important landmark and popular tourist destination in Baltimore. You can park your car and follow the brick promenade through this bustling complex of eateries, stores, museums, entertainment and children's attractions. Also, you can try the fresh seafood right out of Chesapeake Bay.

Walters Art Gallery
600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
410-547-9000
The gallery is a growing collection, the beginning of which was the fantastic collection of a father and son in the railroad business in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and willed to the city of Baltimore. It spans all continents and all time periods from ancient to early 20th century. Some items are not to be found anywhere else in this hemisphere.

Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street, Baltimore MD, 21230
410-545-5927
Maryland Science Center is One of Baltimore's best locations for family entertainment. The facility is located at the famed Inner Harbor and offers three full floors of hands-on exhibits, IMAX films, planetarium shows, kids' room, observatory, science store and a new cafe. Exhibitions and different shows take place all year long.

Port Discovery
35 Market Place, Baltimore MD, 21202
410-727-8120
Port Discovery is the Children's Museum in Baltimore. In 2002, it was voted a Top Five Children's Museum in the U.S. in Child Magazine. The museum offers ever-changing, interactive exhibits and programs for kids ages 2 to 12. For a weekend visit, they recommend that visitors try to arrive between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m. on Saturday and 11:30 and 12:00 pm on Sunday. This is when the museum is less likely to be crowded.