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Best things to do in Baltimore

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Neighborhood
“A classic staple of Baltimore City. Wonderful place to shop/eat/grab a drink/site see.”
160local recommendations
Aquarium
“Iconic landmark offering marine-life exhibits, a dolphin show, shark tank & walk-through rainforest”
87local recommendations
Neighborhood
“Waterside Fells Point is known for its hip pubs and taverns, many with live music, as well as seafood joints serving Chesapeake Bay crab and oysters. Small galleries, record stores, fashion boutiques and eclectic restaurants line the cobblestone streets along the harbor and Main Square.”
109local recommendations
Baseball Stadium
“If the team is out of town and you can't buy a ticket to a game you can book a tour of the BEST ballpark in the U.S.A.!”
72local recommendations
Art Museum
“A spectacular palazzo in the middle of Baltimore's most elegant neighborhood contains the enormous art collection of philanthropist Henry Walters. The works inside span from antiquity to the mid-19th century, and the best part? Admission is free!”
100local recommendations
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.”
74local recommendations
Bar
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“One of Baltimore's first (and best) micro breweries, this elegant mansion hosts a stately bar upstairs and a dark, bunker bar downstairs. Happy hour starts at 4:00 every day -- all beers $4! -- and don't be afraid to try the food (it's excellent).”
78local recommendations
Football Stadium
“When there is a game parking comes as far as the doorstep of "Affordable Vacation Home"!”
57local recommendations
Indie Movie Theater
“Feeling up to a good art house movie? Check out The Charles, just a few blocks south and east, where they show award winning films. www.thecharles.com”
66local recommendations
New American Restaurant
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“A must visit, yummy food and relaxed atmosphere. A bit on the pricey side but you'll be satisfied with your meal.”
73local recommendations
Park
“Take in the view of the harbor from the top of Federal Hill Park, there is also a playground for kids and SWINGS!”
76local recommendations
Park
“Walk around the massive park, exercise, hold a picnic, or just enjoy serene views on public seating spaces. A few blocks from the home. ”
76local recommendations
Museum
“Contemporary and often interactive museum housed in a unique building across from the harbor. Great for families or anyone seeking the proudly off-centered.”
75local recommendations
Art Museum
“Lovely museum near the main campus of Hopkin's University, I love the sculpture garden.”
70local recommendations
Art Museum
“It’s a pretty decent museum. Has a bit of everything, from modern exhibits to Picasso & Matisse paintings. Lost of historical information. ”
52local recommendations
Zoo
“The Maryland Zoo is really worth a visit when planning your itinerary in Baltimore.”
36local recommendations