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Downtown BaltimoreBaltimore

Business and financial trading blend with historical architecture, baseball, live music, museums and theaters in the energetic city center of Baltimore. 

Downtown Baltimore has superb dining, entertainment and sporting attractions. Explore the focal point of one of Maryland’s most happening cities to discover its renowned theater district and concert venues. Attend a ballgame in Downtown Baltimore and embark on a culinary adventure.

At the heart of the district is the neoclassical Baltimore Basilica, the first Catholic cathedral built in the United States. Walk from here to the historic Mount Vernon quarter. Magnificent panoramas await at the summit of Baltimore’s Washington Monument.

Art enthusiasts delight in a collection spanning more then 7,000 years at the Walters Art Museum. Attend a jazz concert at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center. The George Peabody Library holds over 300,000 books in a striking Baroque, Rococo and Greco-Roman structure. Stroll between brewpubs, cocktail bars and speakeasies and sample flavors from Afghan to Ethiopian at Mount Vernon’s restaurants.

Cheer on the Baltimore Orioles baseball team at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Enhance your enjoyment by sampling the stadium’s signature crab mac and cheese hot dog. Nearby, the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum tells the story of one of the world’s most celebrated baseball stars.

See Edgar Allan Poe’s Grave in the Westside neighborhood. Browse exhibitions by in-house artists at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower. Savor Chesapeake Bay crab cakes, fried chicken and waffles and global street food at Lexington Market. The Hippodrome Theatre hosts year-round performances of hit Broadway musicals.

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company presents more performing arts events in the form of classic plays and Shakespeare productions. Bruce Springsteen and the Grateful Dead are among the legendary music acts that have played the Royal Farms Arena. Uncover a wonderland of hands-on activities at the Port Discovery Children’s Museum.

Buses, light rail and the metro reach all parts of Downtown Baltimore. Extend your city tour to the Inner Harbor. Find major city attractions such as the Maryland Science Center, National Aquarium and Top of the World Observation Level.

Top Hotels in Downtown Baltimore

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Crowne Plaza Baltimore - Inner Harbor
Crowne Plaza Baltimore - Inner Harbor
3.5 out of 5
105 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD
$66
per night
Apr 10 - Apr 11

Located in Downtown Baltimore, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Inner Harbor and Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina and Oriole ...

3.7/5Good! (856 reviews)

"It was an amazing stay. I had the best time while I was there and the staff was very nice"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Crowne Plaza Baltimore - Inner Harbor
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore
4.5 out of 5
550 Light Street, Baltimore, MD

Located in Downtown Baltimore, this luxury hotel is steps from Maryland Science Center and Inner Harbor. Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina and Baltimore Convention ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,661 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. The spacious room and friendly staff exceeded our expectations."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore
Lord Baltimore Hotel
Lord Baltimore Hotel
3.5 out of 5
20 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$78
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13

Located in Downtown Baltimore, this historic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Inner Harbor, Walters Art Museum, and Washington Monument. USS Constellation ...

4.1/5Very Good! (4,787 reviews)

"With COVID19 in full effect, I figured the hotel/motel industry would lower their prices to fill rooms. This was not the case here. I booked through a 3rd party, getting a great rate. I selected this hotel for the name because they are my initials. When I arrived at the airport, after a very long ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Lord Baltimore Hotel
Hyatt Place Baltimore Inner Harbor
Hyatt Place Baltimore Inner Harbor
3 out of 5
511 S Central Ave, Baltimore, MD

Located in Little Italy, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Inner Harbor and National Aquarium in Baltimore. Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina and Baltimore ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,718 reviews)

"Had a great time. Positive staff in a time of crisis."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Hyatt Place Baltimore Inner Harbor
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore Inner Harbor
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore Inner Harbor
4.5 out of 5
2 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD

Located in Downtown Baltimore, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Hopkins Plaza, Inner Harbor, and Baltimore Convention Center. Baltimore Inner Harbor ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,998 reviews)

"Great price, and a great place to stay quarantined during the epidemic."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore Inner Harbor
Hotel RL Baltimore Inner Harbor
Hotel RL Baltimore Inner Harbor
3.5 out of 5
207 E Redwood St, Baltimore, MD
$94
per night
Apr 8 - Apr 9

Located in Downtown Baltimore, this hotel is steps from Battle Monument and Inner Harbor. Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina and Baltimore Convention Center are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (2,051 reviews)

"The property and staff overall are really very good. Excellent location. Breakfast was excellent and great value. The room is very chic, but layout a little awkward. Need a space to work. The street noise on the 8th floor constant and very loud. While the bed was ridiculously comfortable, afraid ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Hotel RL Baltimore Inner Harbor

Popular things to do in Downtown Baltimore

National Aquarium in Baltimore
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National Aquarium in Baltimore

4.5/5(1,038 reviews)

Inner Harbor’s biggest attraction recreates the marine and terrestrial habitats of thousands of animals from many parts of the globe.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
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Oriole Park at Camden Yards

4.5/5(490 reviews)

Watch Baltimore’s beloved baseball team play on their home field, located inside a groundbreaking stadium famous for blending classic and modern design elements.

Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina
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Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina

4.5/5(1,051 reviews)

The transformed former seaport is packed with museums, shops and family attractions and is one of the city’s most photographed areas.

M&T Bank Stadium
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M&T Bank Stadium

4.5/5(234 reviews)

Catch an event at M&T Bank Stadium during your trip to Stadium Area. Amble around this vibrant area's waterfront or experience its lively festivals.

Power Plant Live
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Power Plant Live

4/5(108 reviews)

With a visit to Power Plant Live, a favorite shopping spot in Baltimore, you can enjoy some retail therapy. Experience the lively festivals and fascinating museums in this vibrant area.

Baltimore Museum of Art
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Baltimore Museum of Art

4.5/5(234 reviews)

This free museum has the world’s largest Matisse collection, along with well-known pop art and other works by master painters from the 15th century to the present.

Top activities in Downtown Baltimore

Wine Tasting Tour of the Patapsco Wine Region
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Wine Tasting Tour of the Patapsco Wine Region

$74
Per adult
Fell's Point Food Tour
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Fell's Point Food Tour

100% of travellers recommend
$71
Per adult
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Maryland
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Maryland

$10
Per adult
Urban Adventure Quest - Baltimore
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Urban Adventure Quest - Baltimore

100% of travellers recommend
$8
Per adult
Little Italy & Jonestown Food Tour
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Little Italy & Jonestown Food Tour

100% of travellers recommend
$69
Per adult
Wacky Walks Adventure walking tours of Maryland
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Wacky Walks Adventure walking tours of Maryland

$10
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Baltimore

Washington Monument which includes a monument, autumn leaves and a sunset

Mount Vernon

The ample dining options and captivating waterfront views are just a few popular features of the neighborhood. Make a stop by Walters Art Museum or Washington Monument while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Centre Street Station to get around town.

Mount Vernon
#OnTheRoad a interesting history lesson on The Star Spangled Banner Flag House
Kim Larson on trover

Little Italy

Little Italy is popular for its captivating waterfront views, and you might make a stop by Inner Harbor, a top place to visit in the area.

Little Italy
Great traffic circle, artwork, water fall and view of the Inner Harbor!
Charlie T on trover

Harbor East

4.5/5Wonderful!(259 area reviews)

Harbor East is known for its captivating waterfront views, and with sights like Inner Harbor and Baltimore Civil War Museum, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Baltimore.

Harbor East
The clouds painting the city sky
Elizabeth Csanady on trover

Fells Point

4.5/5Wonderful!(172 area reviews)

The abundant dining options and waterfront views are top of the list for many visitors to Fells Point. A stop by Inner Harbor or Baltimore Tattoo Museum might round out your trip.

Fells Point
Taking crepes to another level. Healthy choices too.
Kenneth Allen on trover

Charles Village

Charles Village is well-liked for its churches and live music. If you're hoping to see more of the larger area, Baltimore Museum of Art and Maryland Zoo are some interesting sights nearby to check out.

Charles Village
American Visionary Art Museum which includes art and a city

Federal Hill

4.5/5Wonderful!(30 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the beaches and restaurants in Federal Hill. You might want to make time for a stop at Inner Harbor or Maryland Science Center.

Federal Hill