Essex Vacations

Essex is part of the city of Baltimore, an important city with a population of 600,000 inhabitants. Essex is about 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Baltimore’s downtown. If you are flying in, Essex is approximately 14 miles (23 kilometers) away from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

If you are staying in the area, why not spend a day sightseeing in surrounding areas like Greektown, Baltimore and White Marsh.

There are many interesting cultural attractions in and around Essex. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet of Port Discovery, the Baltimore Museum of Industry and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, head to the Rams Head Live, the Center Stage Theater and the Pier Six Concert Pavilion, one of the region’s great concert venues. Acclaimed galleries, include the American Visionary Art Museum.

Looking for ways to amuse the kids? Take them to the various child-friendly destinations in the area. The kids will love the incredible animal encounters at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Get your body moving in the great outdoors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Families enjoy destinations such as Patterson Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and well-tended gardens.

Baltimore offers those who are visiting a fascinating variety of attractions and sights. While you are arranging your trip, allow enough time to see them all. For history lovers, the area’s past comes vividly back to life at Fort McHenry.

The sporting heart of Essex, is Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the stomping ground of the much-loved Baltimore Orioles baseball team in summer. When there is no game scheduled, sports enthusiasts can still visit Oriole Park at Camden Yards to catch a a fascinating behind the scenes tour.

Finding somewhere comfortable to rest your head close to Essex couldn’t be easier. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, the Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center, and the Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore Inner Harbor.

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