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About Baltimore, MD

"Charm City"

Located between New York City and Washington, D.C., Baltimore has been nicknamed “Charm City” for its rich ethnic and maritime heritage, sense of history and many attractions. It is a major travel destination that welcomes millions of visitors each year.

The highlight of downtown Baltimore is the Inner Harbor, a scenic waterfront area with shopping malls, restaurants and open-air attractions.

Surrounding the Inner Harbor are charming historic neighborhoods, each with its own character, history and cuisine—and all in walking distance from the Inner Harbor:

Fell’s Point
The oldest section of Baltimore, with cobblestone streets and quirky shops, pubs and restaurants

One of the city’s hottest neighborhoods, where old factories have been converted into a thriving retail and entertainment hub

Harbor East
A sleek, high-end waterfront district with a movie theater, elegant retail shops and fine restaurants

Mount Vernon
The cultural center of the city, boasting the first monument to George Washington, Peabody Conservatory of Music, the Walters Art Museum, and the first Roman Catholic cathedral in the United States

Federal Hill
Home to the best view of the downtown skyline from atop its grassy namesake, this neighborhood is packed with antique and specialty shops, pubs and restaurants

Little Italy
This authentic ethnic neighborhood is home to over two dozen cozy, family-owned eateries and a public bocce court

Our team is pleased to assist you with any arrangements, including city tours and restaurant reservations.

Events and Attractions

Our staff can recommend restaurants, museums, shopping and other events and attractions in and around Baltimore. You can get a head start by browsing Baltimore’s visitor site.