Things To Do Near Baltimore BWI Aiport

As Maryland's largest city, Baltimore offers visitors a fun destination filled with loads of history and vibrant urban energy. From historic neighborhoods, picturesque city parks, and exciting Inner Harbor attractions to upscale shopping, world-class dining and exciting nightlife, Baltimore delivers a uniquely interesting visitor experience in aptly named Charm City.

Things to Do in Baltimore

Grand Prix -

It might be cold in September, but the streets of Baltimore will be heating up as the rubber is burning during the Baltimore Grand Prix. This Labor Day Weekend, join scores of other F1 fans as they line the streets of Baltimore to watch their favorite drivers race through Downtown and the Baltimore Inner Harbor. For more information, please visit:

Six Flags America -

Maryland's biggest theme park, Six Flags America is a great place for a day of family fun! Test your limits on one of the thrilling roller coasters, or catch a show on one of the many stages around the park. Whatever your preference is, the thrills at Six Flags America are sure to please all members of the family. Visit for more information

Arundel Mills Mall & Maryland Live Casino -

Marylands top shopping, entertainment, and dining destination with over 200 different retail stores and a very festive food court with a range of different appetizing options. Located in Hanover Maryland, this top mall is also planning on adding a new casino: Maryland Live, which is set to open
in 2012.

Fort George G. Meade -

Established in 1917 Fort Meade is an active U.S. Army installation with the fourth largest workforce in the continental U.S., all working to enable critical national and international security missions for the U.S. Army. Fort Meade is also home to the Fort Meade Museum and the National Cryptolgic Museum.

Baltimore Inner Harbor -

Baltimore's famous Inner Harbor is the cultural center of city and home to a range of attractions, restaurants, shops, street performers, nightlife, and the popular World Trade Center observation level.
Baltimore, Maryland National Aquarium

National Aquarium -

Home to more than 16,000 animals, the National Aquarium exhibits animals like stingrays, sharks, sea turtles, frogs, alligators, monkeys, lizards, puffins and others, all housed in naturalistic habitat exhibits. The National Aquarium also boasts a live-action dolphin show and an impressive 4-D Immersion Theater.

Maryland Science Center -

With a planetarium, an IMAX theater and fun, hands-on exhibits highlighting the world of science and technology, the Maryland Science Center offers three floors of science-themed experiences for kids and amateur scientists of all ages to enjoy.

Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture -

Visitors can learn more about Maryland's African American heritage through a variety of exhibits, artifacts, uniforms, books, and personal items marking the history, struggles and triumphs of Maryland's African American communities.

Geppi's Entertainment Museum -

This unique museum takes visitors on a fun journey through American pop culture history with displays of more than 6,000 iconic toys, games, dolls, comics, memorabilia and other pop culture artifacts spanning from the 1700s through the present day.

American Visionary Art Museum -

Highlighting visionary artists like Ted Gordon, Vollis Simpson and Clyde Jones, the American Visionary Art Museum features more than 4,000 pieces, including paintings, sculpture and kinetic art, as well as a variety of rotating displays.
Maryland Port Discovery Children's Museum

Port Discovery Children's Museum -

Port Discovery is a child-friendly museum geared toward visitors from 2-10 years old and offering three floors of educational and interactive exhibits, programs and activities like a farmer's market, obstacle course, an interactive farm, a music studio, and a three-story tree house.

Harborplace -

Situated waterside at the Inner Harbor, Harborplace is a premiere shopping, dining and entertainment featuring local and national retailers, more than 30 restaurants and eateries, live concerts, street performers, and a range of special events throughout the year.

Charm City Food Tours -

Experience Baltimore from a new perspective with a culinary tour of Charm City that combines Baltimore history, architecture, culture, and local cuisine as your travel through Baltimore's historic neighborhood districts. Visit local markets, restaurants and other culinary destinations while you sample some of the best foods Charm City has to offer.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards -

Home to the Baltimore Orioles Major League baseball team, this stunning ballpark in downtown Baltimore offers baseball fans a classic baseball experience that hearkens back to the glorious golden age of baseball in America yet offers state-of-the-art electronics, modern seating and numerous concessions.

The Walters Art Museum -

This internationally known museum is home to a collection of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, including Greek sculpture, South American antiquities, Roman sarcophagi, Old Master paintings, illuminated religious manuscripts, and Chinese porcelains.
Baltimore Fort McHenry National Monument

Fort McHenry National Monument -

This famous, star-shaped fort was a key player in the bloody Battle of Baltimore against the British invasion of 1814, and inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner. Visitors can enjoy a self-guided tour of the fort, and see drill, musket and artillery demonstrations, plus living history depictions and ranger-led talks in the summer.

Urban Pirates -

Experience a swashbuckling adventure aboard an authentic pirate ship complete with a pirate crew, water blast cannons and treasure chests. Visitors of all ages can don pirate gear, learn to talk like a pirate, play pirate games, and share some pirate booty while on an hour-long tour of Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Top of the World Observation Level -

Located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center, this must-see attraction features spectacular panoramic views of Baltimore's the Inner Harbor, the surrounding city and out to the Chesapeake Bay. Visitors can take a closer look through stationed binoculars and learn more about Baltimore history through photo-map guides.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption -

This National Historic Landmark was completed in 1821 and is still a working catholic parish church offering mass, confession and devotions. Open daily for self-guided tours and for guided tours on weekdays, the Basilica is also the host site for a variety of lectures, concerts and other public events.

Fells Point -

Founded in 1726, Fell Point was Baltimore's original deep-water port, serving the region for more than 100 years. Home to large shipyards, famous US Navy ships, including the USS Constellation and the USS Enterprise, were built at Fells Point. today, Fells Point is home to a variety of shops, restaurants and historical attractions.
Baltimore Art Museum

Baltimore Museum of Art -

The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to a collection of more than 90,000 pieces of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art, including the world's largest single collection of works by Matisse. Visitors can enjoy permanent and rotating exhibits, special events and educational opportunities at the museum.

USS Constellation -

Visitors can enjoy a trip back in time on this unique flagship of the US African Squadron from 1859-1861. Take an audio tour of the ship, explore four separate decks, speak with the crew, and watch the live rifle demonstrations. Open daily, 10am-4:30pm.

Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum -

Learn more about this iconic figure in baseball's history through a range of exhibits featuring memorabilia, personal items, artifacts, and photos. Be sure to visit the tiny row house where the Babe was born while at the museum. Open Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm.

Sports Legends Museum -

Learn more about Orioles baseball and Baltimore baseball history at this unique museum that features baseball artifacts, memorabilia, photos, uniforms, baseball gear, historical documents, and more. Open Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm.

Evergreen Museum & Library -

This interesting museum, situated in an ornate 19th-century mansion is home to a collection of fine and decorative arts, rare books and manuscripts, as well as a theatre, gallery, carriage house, and manicured, Italian-style gardens.

Maryland Homewood Museum

Homewood Museum -

Explore 19th-century life at this Federal-style mansion housing a diverse collection of fine and decorative arts objects including furniture, ceramics, silver, tapestries, artwork, and more.

Edgar Allen Poe House & Museum -

Built in 1830, this modest house was home to Edgar Allen Poe and his foster family until 1835. Visitors can tour the house and view furnishings, glassware, portraits, and illustrations for Poe's famous poem, The Raven.
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