How To Get More Out of Baltimore

Filed under: BALTIMORE

Friday, September 14, 2012 | 6:20 PM




Authors: Ayden Byle & Adam Zettler


Part 2 of our 3 city tour was in the seaside city of Baltimore! The "Charm City".



Coming to Baltimore we had no idea what to expect. Neither of us really knew what Baltimore was known for or had heard about the vibe of the city.

The visit started out fantastic with a surprise view of Oriole Park at Camden Yards from our hotel room. Both are less then a 2 min walk from right downtown.


If we chose one word to encapsulate the feeling of downtown Baltimore it would be wharf. The wharf area is known as the Inner Harbour. It has a very relaxed vibe and a few patios right on the waters edge with live entertainment and music. Water taxis can take you back and forth from various districts along the harbour front.


Each pier in Baltimore has its own distinct flavour and completely different looking buildings and architecture, we especially liked the Hard Rock Cafe building below just off Pratt Street the main drag.



Another major attraction of the Inner Harbour is the National Aquarium. Be sure to to check out it's bottom floors where the sharks hang out!

It wasn't until we got right beside the aquarium that we realized a full size submarine was resting right beside it in the harbour.



Our next stop for the evening was Fell's Point. This area seemed to be recommended by everyone and touted as a quaint historical district. It's an area filled with bars and pubs and seems somewhat upscale. We had some crabcakes at a local restaurant by the pier (they were fantastic). Fell's Point seems like a great place to get together with friends.



One place that we didn't get to see that would have been fun was Edgar Allen Poe house. Always a huge fan but we were pretty pressed for time. Next time we're in Baltimore it will be a must see!



oriole park, Camden Yards, Fell's Point, The National Aquarium, Inner Harbour, Maryland, Baltimore, travel, tourism

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