Welcome to Baltimore

Top Five Reasons to Visit Baltimore

From the beautiful waterfront that showcases fabulous downtown attractions, to world-class museums and historic sites, to delightful neighborhoods and authentic Chesapeake Bay cuisine, Baltimore is a city you won’t soon forget.

Easily Accessible

Baltimore is located at the crossroads of the Northeast and MidAtlantic states and within a region of 50 million people. Baltimore/ Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport allows travelers to fly directly into Baltimore and take an airport shuttle, taxi cab, or sedan service into the heart of downtown Baltimore in just 15 short minutes. Baltimore is also a convenient stop on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor and for those who drive, it is conveniently located off I-95.

Easy and Fun to Get Around

Baltimore is easy to get to and get around; most of its first-class hotels, restaurants, attractions, and sports venues are steps from the famed Inner Harbor. Explore the one-of-a-kind neighborhoods and attractions via the fast, free, and green Charm City Circulator hybrid buses. The Baltimore Water Taxi allows visitors to sightsee on the water and Seadog tours offer a unique way to see the sights by water at top speed.

Unique Experiences

With more than 130 attractions, museums, historic sites, and performing arts groups, Baltimore promises something for everyone. From “The Star-Spangled Banner” to African American history and pop culture to sharks and dinosaurs, there is something exciting around every corner.

World-Renowned Cuisine

From fine dining restaurants that have drawn rave reviews to a traditional crab feast, Baltimore’s restaurants present a varied menu of culinary delights. Many area chefs are touted in culinary publications and major newspapers, as well as featured on network television.

The Inner Harbor

From breath-taking panoramic views of the skyline atop Federal Hill Park to the up-close and personal experiences of street performances happening spontaneously at the waterfront, Baltimore’s crown jewel offers more to see and do than one might imagine.