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Baltimore Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Maryland Science Center within the Inner Harbor. Just rev up that smart phone and see where it takes you on this 3-hour challenge. This well-designed course will have you venturing our along the harbor and walking to interesti including to Little Italy and the Flag House.  Take some time during the tour to stop for a bite to eat (at own expense) or simply enjoy the best of this great harbor city. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun on a scavenger hunt adventure! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn Baltimore into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of 'The Amazing Race' with a 3-hour city walking tour. With your smart phone as your virtual guide teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual
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Marvelous DC Morning Small Group City Bus Tour
"Don't worry about keeping up with your guide or getting lost in the numbers on a crowded tour.  This small group DC tour has been enjoyed by all including grandparents children couples as well as visitors from other countries.  Your guide will engage you throughout the tour; this isn't a rolling classroom! Your guide excels in helping you to get all the pictures your want while providing the time & freedom to explore o your guide will help take photos and then allow a few minutes to wonder on your own. US Capitol White House WWII Memorial Thomas Jefferson Memorial Franklin Roosevelt Memorial Martin Luther King Me there may be an opportunity to change the itinerary based on the desires of the guests that day.  At times the following locations may be included during the tour:Kennedy Center Embassy Row National Cathedral "
From $55.00
 
Original Annapolis Seafood Crawl
"Don't feel like trudging around Annapolis on foot? No problem! Discover this beautiful city aboard an eCruiser with a local guide. This Annapolis and Eastport tasting tour will introduce you to the people places and food that make up the city's unique maritime culture.We’ll cross the bridge into Eastport an annex of Annapolis whose existence was and still is critical to the growth and prosperity of Annapolis. You’ll learn about the sibling rivalry that exists between these two sister communities and see iconic spots rarely seen by most visitors. Locals know how important these sites were to Annapolis and American history and you’ll get to hear the intriguing stories behind them.But this isn’t a history crawl
From $59.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Baltimore

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Architecture

The old Morris Mechanic Theater in Baltimore is now a vacant building. Built in 1967 it housed traveling theater productions in Baltimore for almost 30 years. Called by many the ugliest building in...
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Poe Sites

In 1950, my parents moved us from Roland Park to Towson and had some renovations done on the new house. The contractor had been doing some work at this church. Standing in front of the church, a stone...
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Federal Hill

Federal Hill is a neighborhood primarily of brick, late 19th Century homes. It overlooks the Inner Harbor. The first picture is one I found hanging in my mom's house which purports to be of the view...
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Davidge Hall

My dad, who was a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Maryland Medical School, was very proud of Davidge Hall because it was the oldest building for medical education still in use. He took a lot...
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Bromo-Seltzer Tower

From 1911 to 1923 the Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower, standing 289 feet, was the tallest building in Baltimore. It is said the architect was inspired by the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy, though in...
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Shot Tower

The Phoenix Shot Tower was used to create the small lead balls called "shot." Here lead was dropped from the tower into water at the bottom to create perfect lead balls used in shotguns and rifles....
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Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Now that we live in Ellicott City, the zoo is Off the Beaten Track.This is a place where my mother visited when she was a child, and I visited when I was a child and now I take my kids and their...
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DEBBBEDB
Sep 27, 2015

OFF TRACK ART

I am a founding member of an artists' co-op; our gallery is about 40 minutes outside of Baltimore. We opened in February 2009 and feature photography, jewelry, painting, drawings, sculpture - you...
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Rebecki
Aug 28, 2015

Babe Ruth Birthplace and Orioles Museum

I visited the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Orioles Museum as a student, probably way back in 1993 or 1994. George Herman "Babe" Ruth was born February 6, 1895 at this home on 216 Emory Street. He lived...
Ewingjr98
Mar 04, 2014

Pinball Museum

It is located in the PowerPlant area. Its called a museum because they have a wide range of machines but it really is more of an arcade. They let you play for the amount of hours that you pay. I did...
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iam1wthee
Jul 13, 2012

Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse

The Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse is a beautiful red screw pile lighthouse which was at the end of Bodkin Creek, near the Patapsco River. Screw pile lighthouses are suspended above the water by a system...
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grandmaR
Aug 07, 2011

Battle Of Baltimore

This city has some very beautiful monument. This one is dedicated to thirty-nine men who died in the Battle of Baltimore, when the British were defeated at North Point and Fort McHenry on September...
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Yaqui
Apr 04, 2011

National Cryptologic Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum tells the fascinating story of cryptology--the science of codes and codebreaking. This ancient discipline has always played a key role in intelligence, which has...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 04, 2011

NSA's National Cryptologic Museum

The museum just opened in 1993 and houses a wide variety of cryptographic gear used to keep the government's communications secure. 50,000 people visit the museum each year. Admission is free.Nearby...
Ewingjr98
Apr 04, 2011

Top Hotels in Baltimore

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888 South Broadway, Historic Fell's Point, Baltimore, Maryland, 21231, United States
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550 Light St, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202-6099, United States
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625-A South President Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States
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700 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States
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Top Things to Do in Baltimore

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Inner Harbor

I grew up and left Baltimore before the Inner Harbor was really developed. I have taken trips on the Old Bay Line, but other than that I spent little time around the Baltimore harbor. But in 1980,...
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National Aquarium

My favorite aquarium! A must see! I've been here a few times and absolutely love it! It's a huge aquarium with so much to see and do! Don't miss the dolphin show! The care the animals get is above...
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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Place was designated a National Historic Landmark because it has Baltimore's oldest neighborhoods. Apparently it was home to some of the wealthiest people back in the day too. It also has...
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Fort McHenry

Located at the center of Baltimore Harbor, Fort McHenry is an impressive focal point rich in historical significance. The valiant defense of the fort by 1,000 dedicated Americans inspired Francis...
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Walters Art Museum

Main Hall of Walters Museum is looking like Italian classic Palazzo. It has transparent roof made out of glass and that why there is always light inside. Its galleries and columns constitute excellent...
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Federal Hill

Strictly speaking, Federal Hill is not part of the Inner Harbor, and is its own district, but since it is easily accessible from and overlooks the harbor, I have included it as one of the points of...
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"Charm City"
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"Native Baltimoron"
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"The Land of Pleasant Living and...."
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"Baltimore "The Monumental City""
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"~ Baltimore ~"
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