Baltimore Quick Guide
The coastal community of Baltimore boasts a wide range of attractions, from sporting venues to points of historical interest. Its economy is driven by federal and private research, manufacturing, medical supplies and services and trade.
Mount Vernon, the cultural center of "Monument City," is a must-see for visitors and is home to the Washington Monument and Museum at Mount Vernon, the Walter's Art Museum and the newly renovated Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption. As well, areas such as Canton, Fells Point, the Inner Harbor and Little Italy offer an abundance of things to do and see.
Baltimore's City Hall is located at 100 N. Holliday Street and houses the office of the mayor and other city offices. The city's convention center is located at One West Pratt Street and is close to public transportation (such as the MARC Train and Metro Subway) and many of the city's most popular attractions.
Getting Around or Getting Away
Map your driving directions from Baltimore's popular neighborhoods, including Federal Hill, the Inner Harbor and Mount Vernon.
Need a flight to or from Baltimore? Find a Baltimore travel agency. Need to get to BWI from areas including Canton, Owings Mills and Fells Point? Try these airport transportation services. Need a place to stay? Also find Baltimore Hotels on TripAdvisor.
Making Baltimore Your Home
Baltimore Shopping and Services
Looking for the best bargains and services in Baltimore? Find Baltimore department stores, shopping centers and malls, grocery stores, farmers' markets, or services that include beauty salons and spas, florists and more in the Baltimore Yellow Pages.
Where to Go in Baltimore
Try a new cuisine, find a new hangout or take up a new hobby. Baltimore's varied neighborhoods and mix of cultures make it easy to find new things to do!
Hampden is a haven for artists, collectors and fans of pop culture, while SoWeBo - Southwest Baltimore - offers a historic spin on the city's art and architecture.
The Inner Harbor is also a popular destination for residents and visitors. Hop on a paddleboat or tie on a pair of ice skates for a day of fun, or spend the day shopping and dining at Harborplace and The Gallery.
Things to Do in Baltimore
Get tickets for a Baltimore Ravens game, cheer on the Orioles, or plan a night at the theater. Or visit Pimlico, site of the Preakness Stakes, one of the three races that comprise the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.
Popular Baltimore Attractions
- Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
- Lexington Market
- National Aquarium
- Pride of Baltimore II