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Baltimore is not so much a place as an experience. And after close to three hundred years of history, this city can deliver more fun-filled family days (and romantic evenings) to make any vacation one you’ll remember forever. Watch videos and learn more about Geppi's Entertainment Museum, the American Visionary Art Museum, or the Maryland Historical Society.
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Accent on Baltimore offers spouse programs, incentive travel, military reunion packages, pre-and post-cruise packages, walking tours and step-on guides.
These event planners for the Chesapeake Bay can accommodate groups of two to 250 people; featuring schooners and power yachts for weddings, business meetings, lunch or dinner, sunset cruises, crab feasts, or formal dining.
This national museum and education center for outstanding original works of art created by intuitive, self-taught artists is located on a 1.1 acre wonderland campus featuring three historic renovated industrial buildings, sculpture gardens, a museum store and restaurant.
Experience a thrill like no other: European style indoor kart racing at speeds up to 50 MPH! Our state-of-the-art facility is completely indoors for perfect racing conditions every day on our two Grand prix style tracks.
This site is home to the most comprehensive collection of 18th and 19th century railroad artifacts and America’s first mile of commercial railroad track.
B'Free Tours offers regularly scheduled free tip-based walking tours of B'More; private tours for families, friends or groups.
A National Historic Site, this museum is the birthplace of Babe Ruth; see rare artifacts, photos, videos and more; located two blocks from Camden Yards.
Baltimore’s sports and entertainment center for groups large and small is just a few minutes' walk from the Inner Harbor. We offer quality concerts, professional sports and a variety of entertaining family shows.
Baltimore's only professional soccer team, the Blast plays in the Major Indoor Soccer League. Games are fast-paced, reasonably priced and family friendly.
Housed in President Street Station, one of America's oldest surviving railroad stations, the BCWM explores the history of Maryland railroads, the escape of the slaves to the north and the station's role in the Civil War.
For Chesapeake Bay sport fishing, this is the only charter fishing boat that departs from Fell’s Point in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Licensed for six passengers, all tackle and licenses are provided. Families and kids welcome. Private harbor tours available.
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Baltimore Ghost Tours provide award-winning haunted walking tours of Fell's Point and Mount Vernon. Certified Authentic Baltimore tours. Evening and day tours, Haunted Pub Walks, and Ghost Talk where we come to you. Group tours available.
Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation offers four 18-hole golf courses and one 9-hole golf course; 24-hour tee time reservations at classic5golf.com. Pine Ridge in Lutherville and Mount Pleasant, Clifton Park, Forest Park and Carroll Park in Baltimore city and the pro shops.
All year long, Maryland’s largest art museum showcases a dazzling collection, ranging from ancient mosaics to contemporary art, plus ever-changing exhibitions, sculpture gardens, an eclectic museum shop and a scenic restaurant. General admission is free.
Visit re-created workshops; explore industry from days past; and see the 1906 Steam Tug Baltimore, a national historic landmark. Enjoy activities for kids, tours for the whole family and free parking.
Discover Baltimore – Hear stories of America’s Charmed City – exploring landmarks associated with the War of 1812 as our nation defended itself; the Civil War which tore apart our City and the nation; learn about industry and commerce in a port city and the struggles and triumphs of the diverse peoples of America.
The NFL Baltimore Ravens play in the state-of-the-art M&T Bank Stadium. For seating information, please call the Ravens’ ticket office at 410-261-RAVE (7283).
With three decades' experience providing destination management services for conventions, corporations and incentive travel, Baltimore Rent-A-Tour offers customized tour packages in Baltimore, Annapolis and D.C., plus meet and greet, spouse programs, shuttles, transportation, computerized registration and ticketing.
The enclosed, climate-controlled and beautifully renovated Spirit of Baltimore, along with the Inner Harbor Spirit, offers year-round sailing. Fifty-minute sightseeing cruises from April-September.
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Enjoy rides, tours, exhibits and a video at this museum, which features a permanent collection of Baltimore streetcars from 1859-1944. Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. year-round; and Saturdays, June through October, noon to 5 p.m.
This show, held at the Baltimore Convention Center over Labor Day weekend, features more than 550 international dealers and a 70-dealer Antiquarian Book Fair. Knowledgeable collectors and dealers acquire antiques at the largest show of its kind in the country.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important orchestras and performs over 100 concerts a year, including classical, pops, holiday, family, special events and summer programs.
Enjoy the sights, sounds, and history of Baltimore from the seat of one of our unique San Francisco style Trolleys. The comfort controlled trolley allows for you to embrace the guided experience without the distraction of the outdoor elements. The large classy art-deco designed windows give you the opportunity to enjoy the scenery at such sites as Fort McHenry where Francis Scott Key saw the flag that so inspired him to write our national anthem during the War of 1812.
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The water transportation system of 12 blue-and-white boats is the oldest of its kind in the country. We offer one price for all-day, unlimited on-off service to more than 30 attractions and neighborhoods, with group discounts and special offers available.
The Baltimore Basilica, built during 1806-1821, and officially known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, was the first Roman Catholic cathedral built in the United States, and the first major religious building constructed after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution. It is a National Historic Landmark and National Shrine.
Brown Memorial Park Avenue (PCUSA) has served the surrounding area for 135 years, housing one of the largest collections of Tiffany stained glass windows (12), including the two largest, and a 1930 Skinner pipe organ.
This Pete Dye–designed course is one of 24 five-star golf courses (2008), is the #1 ranked public course in Maryland and is nationally recognized. Ideal facility for group outings and business entertaining; amenities include an excellent restaurant, meeting space and full-service locker room. The Best of the Best.
Baltimore's oldest contemporary art gallery specializes in post-WWII American and European art.
This full-service destination management company offers custom-designed tours, citywide shuttle systems and ground operations--featuring special event planning, incentive packages, team-building programs, innovative spouse and children's programs, and complete meeting management services.
Carroll Park Golf Course, a 9-hole course that is the closest golf course to Baltimore's Inner Harbor, is ideal to work on your game and offers an oasis from meetings, seminars, tradeshows and work.
This concierge service firm provides concierge services, tours, special events, visitor information, tickets, restaurant reservations services to hotel guests/tourists, convention groups and downtown office professionals.
Considered one of the top 10 regional theaters in the country, CENTERSTAGE is honored as the State Theater of Maryland. This professional theater presents a variety of home-produced plays, from Shakespeare to August Wilson, Sondheim to Shaw, in two state-of-the-art theaters.
The Charm City Circulator is expected to launch in early fall, will serve the needs of visitors, residents and employees by providing fast, convenient and energy-efficient way to move about Baltimore's downtown area. Clean-energy buses will run three routes in-and-around downtown Baltimore. The Charm City Circulator will run 10 minute headways between buses.
We offer walking ours that highlight the architecture, history, culture and the cuisine of Baltimore area neighborhoods.
Clifton Park Golf Course, Baltimore's first public golf course builton the grounds of Johns Hopkins' summer estate, has some fo the best greens in the area and provides panoramic views of Baltimore.
This theater features affordable large-scale musicals, intimate comedies and dramas, and a children’s play each summer on the campus of CCBC Essex, an easily accessible location with free, plentiful parking.
This sports marketing and event management company features the Under Armour Baltimore Marathon, Toyota Pro Beach Volleyball, Charm City Challenge Basketball, Frederick Marathon, Capital Classic, Under Armour All American Lacrosse Classic.
Cruise the Inner Harbor and beyond on the 65 foot BIG RED BOAT and NEW BIG PURPLE BOAT. Relax during the tour and enjoy a full service bar with AC below and sunshine or stars above! Choose from daily 45-minute narrated cruises, the daily National Anthem by Sea Tour (War of 1812 History!) and evening Key Bridge Cruise on Fridays or City Lights Cruise on Saturdays. From $6 children, $17 adults. View daily schedule on our website.
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Crystal Moll Gallery is home to the work of Crystal's urban landscape paintings and prints along with other local artists’ work.
This public garden and nature preserve encompasses more than 200 acres, with more than three miles of nature trails through a mature piedmont forest, a man-made wetland area and a historic mansion.
The refurbished National Historic Landmark, where Poe lived 1833-1835, will reopen in the spring of 2014 on a permanent schedule.
By combining group fitness and tourism, we provide participants an unforgettable workout from a cultural perspective. Our elite trainers will take you on a tour through some of Baltimore’s most renowned historical destinations including the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill, and Mount Vernon.
The library's mission is to provide equal access to information and services that support, empower and enrich all who pursue knowledge, education, cultural enrichment and lifelong learning.
A luxurious Hatteras motor yacht features intimate sit-down dinners for up to 20 or buffet for 45. Entertain groups, family or friends with premium bar; customized catering; cruises to Baltimore, St. Michaels, Rock Hall or lighthouses.
The focus of the center is performing and visual arts. Programs for youth and adults as well as an extensive gallery.
A magnificent Gilded Age mansion on 26 landscaped acres. Take a tour of its world-class collections, including Tiffany art glass, post-impressionist paintings and Asian decorative arts, assembled by the BO Railroad’s Garrett family.
This mid-size equity theater with a professional repertory company of artists from the Baltimore/Washington area is dedicated to presenting quality theater that is accessible and affordable to everyone.
With over 65 years of experience, we are a full-service motorcoach company offering convention services, shuttles, group charters and offer executive club coach.
Take a one hour guided tour through the ages on this historic journey of murder, mystery and the paranormal in Federal Hill.
This intimate community theater features an off-Broadway menu of avant-garde and classic plays, including Baltimore playwrights' original productions.
FMM is the third largest fire museum in the world, with 40 antique engines, a reconstructed firehouse, and the Great Baltimore Fire and other fire service history exhibits, and steam engine and apparatus demonstrations.
This course has small elevated greens, tree-lined fairways, uneven terrain and challenging par 3 holes – a test for all golfers.
This 18th-century brick fort defended Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812 and is the birthplace of the American national anthem. Park rangers offer visitor programs and special events that highlight the park’s history. Visit the birthplace of "The Star-Spangled Banner!"
An African American heritage site, this museum and park recounts the history of Frederick Douglass, Isaac Myers and the first black-owned shipyard in the United States. Hands-on activities and boat building engage visitors.
Galerie Myrtis is a fine art gallery that represents contemporary artists whose creative voices are expressed through painting, photography and sculpture.
With more than 40 stores to choose from, The Gallery has something for everyone.
Take an unprecedented journey through American history with a focus on pop culture in media, toys and comic characters as they shaped our children through a magical blend of entertainment and education.
This organization is a consortium of Baltimore area museums dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and promoting local heritage through collaborative community services and educational programs.
Baltimore's premier waterfront entertainment-lifestyle destination, where President Street meets Aliceanna Street. Harbor East offers a collection of Baltimore's best restaurants, retail and entertainment establishments.
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The heart of Baltimore's renowned Inner Harbor, Harborplace The Gallery features a mix of 120 unique shops, restaurants and diverse eateries, plus live seasonal entertainment on the waterfront.
Baltimiore's largest craft brewery, makers of ExtraAARGHinary beers since 1995.
The historic Hippodrome Theatre brings the best of touring Broadway and music to Baltimore; in the heart of the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District. This full-scale performing arts complex has several unique spaces for parties, corporate functions, weddings or special events-accommodating 20 to 500 people on stage, in meeting rooms or in the M&T Bank Pavilion, and 2,248 in the Hippodrome Theatre.
Historic Ships In Baltimore - Four ships and a lighthouse that are all National Historic Landmarks – USS Constellation, USS Torsk, USCGC Taney, Lightship 116 Chesapeake and Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. Enjoy “hands-on encounters with history,” demonstrations, activities, overnight adventures and tours. Open daily.
A National Historic Landmark built in 1801 by Charles Carroll, Jr. Tour one of the nation’s finest examples of Federal-era architecture, renowned for its elegant proportions and superb collection of American decorative arts.
Enjoy year-round displays of plant material in five distinct areas of the facility: the 1888 Palm House, the Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House and Desert House.
Have fun and get a good workout by paddling around either in a regular paddle boat or in the more popular "Chessie" paddle boats.
Honoring the Irish who came to Baltimore to escape the Great Famine, two restored 1840s rowhomes faithfully re-create a typical Irish railroad worker’s home and house a shrine dedicated to their memory and experiences.
Enjoy 19th- and 20th-century American, European and traditional African art, plus guided tours. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday; no admission fees.
The Jewish Museum of Maryland includes two exhibition galleries, two historic synagogues--Lloyd Street (1845) and Bnai Israel (1876)--a research library and archives, and a gift shop.
Site of the Maryland Million, Laurel Park offers live Thoroughbred racing and simulcast racing from across the country.
Renowned African, African American and local artists displaying oils and mixed media, antique black Madonnas, antique museum artifacts, furniture, textiles, dinnerware, glassware, baskets, dolls, stools, jewelry, custom clothing, leather, wedding attire, cards, meeting rooms, reunions, books, fabric, and ready-made clothing for men, women and children.
Mark Cottman's work - exclusively featured here - expresses passion and humor, captures the imagination, and inspires the viewer to appreciate Cottman’s vision.
Inspired by an artifact from New York’s World Trade Center – three 22-foot-long twisted and torn amalgamated steel columns from the Twin Towers. The memorial provides a place of contemplation and a site to remember and to reflect upon the events of September 11, 2001 while paying tribute to the 69 Marylanders who lost their lives that day. Each year on September 11, the Baltimore’s World Trade Center will act as sundial to mark the chronological inscriptions of the events that tragic day.
Maryland Art Place, a nonprofit center for contemporary art established in 1981, encourages artistic expression through innovative programming and exhibitions.
Visit the website for details about outdoor activities throughout the state of Maryland.
This organization offers on-site catering and the right-size rooms to suit any occasions – weddings, golf outings, conferences, business meetings, cocktail receptions, showers, etc.
Maryland Historical Society is one of the oldest cultural institutions housing some of the oldest collections in the United States, founded in 1844. It is home of the original manuscript of Francis Scott Key's “Star-Spangled Banner.” The museum boasts the East Coast's finest decorative art collection.
Located at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, has three levels of hands-on exhibits waiting to be explored. Save time for an IMAX film, Planetarium show or catch some live science on the Demo Stage.
We preserve the past, understand the present, and shape the future by and for the women of Maryland and the world.
Baltimore's wildest attraction! The zoo is home to more than 2,000 exotic mammals, birds and reptiles in a wooded, 180-acre setting. Group rates and rental facilities are available. Free parking.
Located just east of Canton, this exquisite glassblowing studio, art gallery and gift shop is minutes from the Inner Harbor. There are live, hot glassblowing demonstrations along with hands-on activities for all ages. Call ahead for times and events. The Glass Grill Restaurant Bar now on-site.
The McHenry Row complex offers a new and charming place to live, shop, work and play in Baltimore's Locust Point neighborhood.
Feast on a four-course meal while watching spectacular pageantry, exquisite horsemanship and an authentic medieval jousting tournament--an unforgettable evening for the entire family.
Helicopter tours of Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Annapolis.
This state-of-the-art national and regional performing and visual arts venue is located at Morgan State University, offering one of the region’s best entertainment values.
Visit the Federal-style house, home (1808) to the first American-born Catholic saint, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and the historic chapel of our nation’s first Catholic seminary (1791). Free parking; individual and group tours available daily.
This true golf and entertainment destination offers a challenging 18-hole public course. The Grille Pub, among the area’s most popular restaurants, offers fabulous cuisine and relaxing ambience ideal for outings, meetings and events; just 2 miles from I-95.
Maryland’s finest example of a Georgian country estate and Baltimore’s oldest house was the home of Charles Carroll, Barrister. This National Historic Landmark, filled with original family furnishings, depicts the grand style of 18th-century living. Free parking. Rental Facility - Mount Clare Stable.
This course is where Arnold Palmer secured his second win on the Professional Golf Tour, and is a favorite for players looking for a challenge of a classic design.
Come discover the art collections of the Walter’s Museum, dine at some of Baltimore’s swankiest restaurants, and enjoy an evening at the symphony, opera or the theater.
Stunning exhibits and more than 11,000 aquatic animals, plus the widely lauded exhibit, Animal Planet Australia, make this Inner Harbor destination Baltimore's most popular attraction. Express entry is available when you purchase tickets online at www.aqua.org.
America’s first wax museum of African American history and culture features more than 150 life-size and lifelike wax figures.
Located outside, this sculpture by Andrew Pitynski at Katyn Circle, Inner Harbor East, is dedicated to all mistreated prisoners of war, the Polish officers murdered by the Soviets in 1940 in the Katyn Forest being an extreme example.
The Orioles play an 81-home game Major League Baseball schedule from April through September. Ballpark tours are available year-round. For tour and ticket information, call 888-848-BIRD or visit the Web site at www.orioles.com.
Our facility is one of the most beautiful in the United States for outdoor live entertainment.
Home of the Preakness Stakes, middle jewel of the Triple Crown, this track offers live Thoroughbred racing during its Spring meet plus simulcast racing from across the country year-round.
Pine Ridge Golf Course, a tournament tested course, located on the Loch Raven Reservoir is both beautiful and challenging and unlike any other golf experience in the Baltimore area.
Port Discovery, the Children's Museum in Baltimore offers three floors of educational and interactive exhibits, programs and activities for children ages birth to 10 years old. Ranked among the top five children's museum in the United States (Child Magazine, Feb 2002)!
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Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the country’s preeminent dining and retail complex features Phillips Seafood, Barnes Noble, Hard Rock Cafe, Dick's Last Resort and more!
This exciting area features entertainment, restaurants and nightclubs all spilling out into a common plaza with outdoor seating.
Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of a War of 1812-era privateer, promotes historical maritime education, serves as a unique experiential educational platform, and is a symbol of American history and entrepreneurship in every port she visits.
The Mid-Atlantic’s most exquisite collection of original artwork, offering custom framing and complimentary residential and corporate consultation.
Baltimore’s premiere African-American tour company brings history to life through its productions and provides insight into Baltimore’s history from an African-American perspective. Tours include Black landmarks, Underground Railroad and women’s history tours. We specialize in nostalgic musicals, cabaret and jazz revues. Call for complete information.
Ripley’s features hundreds of unbelievable interactive exhibits, a 4-D moving theater and the Marvelous Mirror Maze.
McClintock’s original work and giclee prints are creatively displayed on the walls of his airy, light-filled, waterfront studio gallery in Fell’s Point. The unique, affordable art is priced from $12 to $1,200.
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Sail Baltimore produces a free annual program of visiting ships from around the world for visitors to enjoy, including international vessels, tall ships, military ships, and environmental and educational vessels.
Whether it's a two-hour harbor cruise, sunset sail or overnight stay, Sail with Liberty is a fun and memorable experience. Liberty welcomes up to six guests aboard our beautiful 44-foot ketch. Reservations are recommended.
Baltimore's newest, most exciting excursion! You'll learn about all of the historic sights with a fun, amusing narration, plus enjoy a thrilling speed boat ride.
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An exciting way to see the historic districts of Baltimore, our one- and two-hour daily Segway Safaris give you a great overview, excellent photo spots, and an up-close-and-personal look at a unique place for history and culture.
Skate on the rink or hit the alley. This facility is the perfect venue for birthday parties, large group activities or family reunions.
This 22,000-square-foot museum includes exhibits devoted to Johnny Unitas, the Baltimore Orioles and Colts, and Baltimore's Negro Leagues, as well as the Maryland Terrapins and college athletics. The nearby Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum showcases material devoted exclusively to the Sultan of Swat.
Visit the 1793 home of Mary Pickersgill, where she made the 30-foot-by-42-foot Star-Spangled Banner that flew over Fort McHenry and inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words that would later become our national anthem.
This outdoor adventure center features a climbing tower, zip line, giant swing and high ropes course; team-building facilities and programs.
This golf course is rated 4-stars by Golf Digest and one of the top 100 courses in the mid-Atlantic by Golfstyles magazine, with public access.
Baltimore and Washington's only professional dinner theater in the round is critically acclaimed, featuring a lavish buffet and spectacular musicals with eight shows weekly. We cater to the tour market and emphasize service, quality and pricing--with complimentary tickets for escort and driver.
A spectacular and unforgettable view of Baltimore awaits you from the top of the world’s tallest pentagonal building. New exhibits about local landmarks, famous people and “firsts” and historic events will engage and inspire you to explore more of Charm City!
This facility features a boxing ring, punching bags, heavy bags, and full-weight and shower rooms.
An interactive pirate adventure aboard the Fearless – Baltimore’s only pirate ship! Voyage includes all things pirate for young and young at heart! Search for treasure, blast enemies with water cannons in the Inner Harbor! Charters and parties offered.
Acclaimed as one of the best art museums in the United States, the Walters offers 55 centuries of art, including Egyptian mummies, medieval armors and 19th-century masterpieces. The Walters also holds world-class traveling exhibitions. General admission is now free.
The first U.S. heroic and civic monument was designed by Robert Mills. Call to make arrangements for groups or rental of the facility. (Currently Closed for Renovations, available to view monument from outside)
This restored historic church features stained glass windows, an 1882 pipe organ, cathedral ceilings and raised balconies. Surrounded by one of Baltimore’s oldest cemeteries, it features the gravesite of Edgar Allan Poe. Located at Fayette and Greene, the hall accommodates 75 to 250 people.
Private yacht charters for elegant and fun occasions, corporate, social, weddings from Baltimore Inner Harbor on climate controlled yachts.
Visit historic Zion, Baltimore’s original German church founded in 1755. With its beautiful stained glass windows, Hanseatic architecture and lovely garden oasis, this is a fascinating delight for German-American culture buffs. Lutheran worship services are in German and English, with tours by appointment.
Plan your trip!
- Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy June 9, 2013 - June 9, 2014 | All Day
- The Original Fell’s Point GhostWalk March 1, 2014 - November 29, 2014 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
- Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity! October 5, 2013 - August 31, 2014 | All Day
- Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War April 16, 2011 - December 31, 2015 | All Day
- Civil War Trains Exhibit August 16, 2012 - December 31, 2015 | All Day