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".

 

IMG_1230

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.

IMG_1227

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.

IMG_1251

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.

 

IMG_1258

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.

IMG_1250

 

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.

IMG_1264

 

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!

 

Tags

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

Leave a reply