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.