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Parks & nature in Baltimore

Historic Site
“For McHenry is a historic American coastal pentagonal bastion fort located in the locust point neighborhood of Baltimore. It is best known for its role in the war of 1812, when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy from the Chesapeake bay on September 13-14, 1814.”
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“Walk around the massive park, exercise, hold a picnic, or just enjoy serene views on public seating spaces. A few blocks from the home. ”
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“The Maryland Zoo is really worth a visit when planning your itinerary in Baltimore.”
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“Take in the view of the harbor from the top of Federal Hill Park, there is also a playground for kids and SWINGS!”
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“Port Discovery Children's Museum is a non-profit institution located in the historic fish Market building. It is 80,000 square feet and offers three floors of exhibits and programs designed to be interactive and hands-on allowing children to learn through play. ”
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“Federal Hill is a picturesque area dating from the 18th century with a lively nightlife scene around its pubs, live music venues and pizza and burger spots.”
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“Patterson Park is a wonderful spot for a run, picnic, swim, climb up the pagoda, or checking out one of the many festivals, concerts, and other activities!”
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“Experience some history with the monument gallery and a walking tour to the top.”
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“Stroll through the cobble streets and past the fountains of historic Mt. Vernon Place or climb the stairs to the top of the George Washington monument for a birds eye view of the city.”
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“Amazing tulips in the spring. Lovely curated open space sounded by stately homes.”
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Beer Garden
“Great family fun within walking distance. Swing sets, bocce, corn hole and people watching - it’s like being at the beach in the city!”
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“The second-oldest Victorian conservatory in the country, check out these free, beautiful botanical gardens in Druid Hill Park. The neighborhoods around the conservatory can be a little dicey, but the park and conservatory itself are the gems of the Baltimore park system. The conservatory is especially pretty around Christmas time, and is especially known for its orchid and palm rooms.”
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“This is a nice, contained green space nearby. It's great for a walk or a run, or just a detour from your route around town.”
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“A green walk walk at the weekend. A nice place for picnic, sightseeing ( Druid lake and Baltimore zoo) and freezbie games”
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“This is a great place to watch fireworks, if you are here on the fourth of July. Nice place to walk.”
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