The Inner Harbor is not the...
The Inner Harbor is not the crown jewel of Baltimore. Fell’s point, just down the street a few seedy neighborhoods from Inner Harbor, is. All the cool bars, wharves, cafes, book stores, music and best nightlife is there. Bertha’s Mussells is a hip joint, as are just about any of the other bars two blocks perpendicular and both blocks parallel to the wharf. The nightlife rocks.
Baltimore, Maryland April...
Baltimore, Maryland April 1998
Baltimore, the 12th largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Maryland. Baltimore owes much of its growth and prosperity to its location. The city is farther west than any other major Atlantic Ocean port while being strategically located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
As the United States fifth largest port, Baltimore’s location makes it the closest Atlantic Ocean port to major mid-western population and manufacturing centers. The Chesapeake Bay can be seen to the east (right) of the city.
In Baltimore County, just 15...
In Baltimore County, just 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore,the town of Towson serves as the county seat.
Established in 1685 as a stagecoach stop, Towson was one a thriving farm community.
Today it's a bustling residential and shopping area.
Visit the Hampton National Historic Site at 535 Hampton Line.
A Georgian home begun in 1783 by Charles Ridgely, the Hampton House depicts the life of opuleance in post-
The 60-acre site features a 19th century garden, greenhouses, an ice house, stables, and the mansion, as well as a tearoom for refreshments.
Baltimore area has something for everyone.
The Great Blacks in Wax Museum,is the United States first only wax museum devoted to African-American history and culture.
More than 100 life-size and life-like wax figures are depicted in dramatic historical scenes.
If life's a zoo, take a few hours off and visit the real thing at the Baltimore Zoo at Druid Hill Park.
The zoo features the largest colony of African black-footed penguins in the United States.
Baltimore's ethnic diversity is one of its charms.
From Little Italy to Corned Beef Row, the city not only teems with the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of its melting pot population, but has also put together fascinating and educational display to help resident and visitors alike get to know one another better.
Columbus Monument, showing the Santa Maria
Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium
The NFL's Ravens, shortly after abandoning Cleveland in 1996, began play at the downtown M&T Bank Stadium in 1998. The $220 million stadium hold about 70,000 spectators and was designed by the great sports architectural firm HOK. The field surface was originally grass, but has since been replaced by artificial turf. M&T Bank Stadium is also used for the Maryland high school state football championship games.
Single game tickets for Ravens games start around $60 and go up to about $355 for prime club seats.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was constructed in 1806–1821, making it America's first Roman Catholic cathedral. America's first architect, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, constructed this monumental building for America's first Bishop, John Carroll, in an odd style mixing traditional cathedral elements with a Greek facade and columns.
The cathedral was restored from 2004 to 2006, for the 200th anniversary of the start of its construction.