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Baltimore is just teeming with activities that will intrigue the entire family, a couple out on date night, or a single traveler on a business trip. With historic neighborhoods, the Inner Harbor, and countless attractions, Baltimore is the perfect place for an exciting getaway!

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Trendsetter
  • Like a Local

15 Places

3 City Tips

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15 Places

Day 1

Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum

History Museums

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial

Cemeteries

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

Speciality Museums

Fell's Point

Neighbourhoods, Historic Walking Areas

Annabel Lee Tavern

Restaurants

Day 2

Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards

Speciality Museums

Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Speciality Museums

Bistro 300

Restaurants

Maryland Science Center

Science Museums

Baltimore Museum of Industry

History Museums, Speciality Museums

Day 3

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore

Speciality Museums

National Aquarium

Aquariums

Historic Ships in Baltimore

Speciality Museums, Ships

Baltimore Museum of Art

Art Museums

Horseshoe Casino

Casinos

Angela A's City Tips

  • The breeze off the Inner Harbor provides a wonderful cooling effect on warm afternoons, but be sure to pack a light jacket for the evenings.
  • Keep in mind that the downtown area can get extremely crowded on game days!
  • Parking can be a bit pricey, so use the Baltimore Water Taxi whenever possible.
    Day 1
  • Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum
    History Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum offers a peek into the life of the greatest master of the macabre that the world has ever seen. You may see some of the original furnishings, as well as personal artifacts. This place is a must when visiting Baltimore!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The museum has limited hours, so be sure to check the website before visiting.
    • The museum has a wonderful little gift shop, with plenty of Poe souvenirs and memorabilia.
    • You can explore the house on your own, but there is also a guided tour.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #56 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    • A must see for Poe fans 17/11/2018
    • Very informative and super affordable! 13/11/2018
    • Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum
    Address:
    203 N Amity St
    Baltimore, MD 21223-2501
    Phone:
    +1 410-462-1763
    Price range:
    US$ 5 - US$ 5
    Other:
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial
    Cemeteries
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    Angela A Says:

    Edgar Allan Poe's grave is located in the Westminster Burying Ground, not far from his home. There is also a monument, as well as a few historical plaques.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • A mysterious visitor leaves cognac and roses on Poe's grave, so keep your eyes open!
    • Be sure to check the operating hours if you wish to actually enter the cemetery.
    • Poe's grave is located at the front right corner of the cemetery, and it can be viewed through the gate.
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #31 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Baltimore history 12/11/2018
    • Beyond the Grave! 08/11/2018
    • Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial
    Address:
    Westminster Cemetery on the southeast corner of Fayette and Greene sts.
    Baltimore, MD 21201-1768
    Phone:
    +1 410-706-2072
    Other:
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum offers an opportunity to experience the golden age of railroads, with interactive exhibits, artifacts, and memorabilia. The Roundhouse, with its tall wooden ceilings, is the focal point of the museum.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • You can explore the trains outside, with many offering exhibits within.
    • For those hoping to walk in Poe's footsteps, he did visit the ticket office here frequently to ride the railroad.
    • Kids love to ride the miniature train!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent for Young and Old. 11/12/2018
    • Historic Railroad Roundhouse 11/12/2018
    • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum
    Address:
    901 W Pratt St
    Baltimore, MD 21223-2699
    Phone:
    +1 410-752-2490
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Mon - Sat
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Other:
  • Fell's Point
    Neighbourhoods, Historic Walking Areas
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    Angela A Says:

    Fell's Point is a historic district, located right on the Inner Harbor. It features plenty of unique shops, homey pubs and restaurants, and beautiful, waterside views.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • History Buff
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Fell's Point is best explored on foot, but it is easily accessed by riding the Baltimore Water Taxi from any point along the Inner Harbor.
    • Consider taking a ghost tour and explore the haunted parts of Fell's Point!
    • Visit the Horse You Came In On Saloon, reportedly the last place Edgar Allan Poe was seen alive.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great place to feel old time Baltimore 08/12/2018
    • Fells Point is why we moved to Baltimore 08/12/2018
    • Fell's Point
    Address:
    Fell St
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    Phone:
    +1 410-675-6750
    Other:
  • Annabel Lee Tavern
    Restaurants (American, Bar, Pub, Balti)
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    Angela A Says:

    The Annabel Lee Tavern is a homage to Edgar Allan Poe that serves delicious, casual food in an eclectic setting. There is also a bar, featuring Poe-inspired libations.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Be sure to try the Margarita Shrimp!
    • The tavern can get really busy on the weekends.
    • Be sure to take notes of the little "Poe touches" throughout the restaurant.
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #52 of 1,388 restaurants in Baltimore
    • Awesome Food and Staff! 08/11/2018
    • Atmosphere, Quality food, fun drinks 06/11/2018
    • Annabel Lee Tavern
    Address:
    601 S Clinton St
    Baltimore, MD 21224-4008
    Phone:
    +1 410-522-2929
    Price range:
    US$ 10 - US$ 15
    Hours:
    Sun
    3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
    Mon - Thu
    4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
    Fri - Sat
    4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
    Other:
  • Day 2
  • Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards
    Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    The Sports Legends Museum will captivate any sporting fan, but especially those with a softness for Baltimore athletes. Expect to see uniforms, equipment, artifacts, and memorabilia.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • You can buy a combo ticket that includes admission to the adjacent Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum.
    • There is a Locker Room Discovery Zone for kids.
    • Be sure to check out the Athletic Hall of Fame!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in Baltimore
    • CLOSED 23/08/2017
    • A nice piece of history !!!!!!! 14/05/2017
    • Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards
    Address:
    301 W Camden St
    Baltimore, MD 21201-2434
    Phone:
    +1 410-727-1539
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Other:
  • Geppi's Entertainment Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    Geppi's Entertainment Museum takes everything that we love about pop culture and displays it in a fun museum setting. Expect to see comic books, vintage toys, memorabilia, and much more!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Be sure to set aside some time to explore the gift shop!
    • Don't forget to pose with Superman for a photo.
    • The museum is located by Camden Downs, so expect crowds during game days.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • One of the best collections I've ever seen - so sad they closed 10/08/2018
    • Closed, closed & closed 10/08/2018
    • Geppi's Entertainment Museum
    Address:
    301 W Camden St
    Baltimore, MD 21201-2434
    Phone:
    +1 410-625-7060
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
  • Bistro 300
    Restaurants (American)
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    Angela A Says:

    Bistro 300 is inside the Hyatt Regency hotel, right on the Inner Harbor and close to plenty of attractions! It serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including delicious sandwiches, salads, and entrees in an airy, open atmosphere.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • The bistro also offers a breakfast buffet.
    • Be sure to check out the daily specials.
    • Try the Amber Sixteen Cheddar Grilled Cheese!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #170 of 1,388 restaurants in Baltimore
    • Excellent 28/11/2018
    • Great staff, OK food and drink 22/10/2018
    • Bistro 300
    Address:
    300 Light St
    Baltimore, MD 21202-1012
    Phone:
    +1 410-605-2839
    Price range:
    US$ 30 - US$ 30
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
    Other:
  • Maryland Science Center
    Science Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    The Maryland Science Center offers a fun day of science exploration, interactive exhibits, and experiments in this popular attraction. Be sure to check out the special play areas when traveling with young children!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Friday night discounts are available.
    • There is an IMAX theater, always showing several educational films.
    • Be sure to take in a show at the Planetarium!
    Plan to stay:
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #28 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Maryland Science Center 06/12/2018
    • Great hands on science 06/11/2018
    • Maryland Science Center
    Address:
    601 Light St
    Baltimore, MD 21230-3803
    Phone:
    +1 410-685-5225
    Hours:
    Sun
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tue - Fri
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Other:
  • Baltimore Museum of Industry
    History Museums, Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    The Baltimore Museum of Industry is a unique, fascinating attraction, located right on the Inner Harbor. Housed in an old cannery, this museum offers exhibits and demonstrations relating to industry and technology in Baltimore.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • The museums is easily accessible by the Baltimore Water Taxi.
    • Step back in time and visit recreations like the Pharmacy and the Print Shop.
    • Be sure to visit the gift shop, featuring work from local artists.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Different museum in a good way 08/12/2018
    • Very interesting! 08/12/2018
    • Baltimore Museum of Industry
    Address:
    1415 Key Hwy
    Baltimore, MD 21230-5100
    Phone:
    +1 410-727-4808
    Price range:
    US$ 12 - US$ 12
    Hours:
    Tue - Sun
    10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Other:
  • Day 3
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore
    Speciality Museums
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    Angela A Says:

    Ripley's is one of the most mesmerizing places on the planet, and Baltimore's museum is even conveniently located right on the Inner Harbor. You will see some of the strangest artifacts ever collected, including the Fiji Mermaid!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • Check out the Moving Theater and the Mirror Maze.
    • Combination tickets are available that include all three attractions (Ripley's Believe It or Not!, the Moving Theater and the Mirror Maze.)
    • There are ten galleries on two floors, so don't miss a thing!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #41 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    • If you have doubts after seeing this one, the one in NYC probably can solve them 02/12/2018
    • Great place to visit 21/11/2018
    • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore
    Address:
    301 Light St
    Baltimore, MD 21202-1037
    Phone:
    +1 443-615-7878
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
  • National Aquarium
    Aquariums
    See more photos
    Angela A Says:

    The National Aquarium gives visitors an up-close view of some of the most fascinating, underwater creatures alive! There's even an area where you can touch animals in a shallow pool!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • See one of the 4-D Immersion Films, that can be added to your admission ticket.
    • Don't miss the Dolphin Discovery or Shark Alley!
    • The aquarium is located right on Inner Harbor.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Grandchildren delight 09/12/2018
    • Dive the Aquarium 09/12/2018
    • National Aquarium
    Address:
    501 E Pratt St
    Baltimore, MD 21202-3194
    Phone:
    +1 410-576-3800
    Hours:
    Mon - Thu
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Fri
    9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Sat - Sun
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Other:
  • Historic Ships in Baltimore
    Speciality Museums, Ships
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    Angela A Says:

    Historic Ships in Baltimore offers the unique experience to explore five separate attractions, including the US Sloop-of-War Constellation, the US Submarine Torsk, the US Coast Guard Cutter Taney, the Lightship Chesapeake, and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • You can purchase a ticket for all attractions, or for only one or two ships.
    • Make use of the complimentary audio tour wands, when available.
    • Be sure to climb down ladders, explore staterooms, and thoroughly immerse yourself in these extraordinary environments!
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Interesting looking ships 09/12/2018
    • History on Parade 25/11/2018
    • Historic Ships in Baltimore
    Address:
    301 E Pratt St Pier 1
    Baltimore, MD 21202-3134
    Phone:
    +1 410-539-1797
    Price range:
    US$ 18 - US$ 18
    Hours:
    Sun - Thu
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Fri
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Sat
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Other:
  • Baltimore Museum of Art
    Art Museums
    See more photos
    Angela A Says:

    The Baltimore Museum of Art is the epicenter of culture in Baltimore. Expect to see paintings, textiles, sculptures, and more in this top Baltimore attraction.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Admission is always free!
    • Be sure to check out the American Wing.
    • Don't miss the gift shop, where you can buy prints, postcards, and other souvenirs.
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • FREE Museum 12/11/2018
    • Quick trip to a hidden gem 12/11/2018
    • Baltimore Museum of Art
    Address:
    10 Art Museum Dr
    Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
    Phone:
    +1 443-573-1700
    Hours:
    Wed - Sun
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Other:
  • Horseshoe Casino
    Casinos
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    Angela A Says:

    The Horseshoe Casino offers table games, slot machines, video poker, and a WSOP poker room. Gamblers can also partake in delectable dining at the in-house Johnny Sanchez restaurant, and take part in special events.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Nightlife Seeker
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    Tips
    • Johnny Sanchez offers authentic Mexican cuisine in a festive atmosphere.
    • Always remember to check with a casino host to see if you may qualify for a free meal.
    • There is a free shuttle service from many hotels and attractions to the casino. Be sure to check the website for details.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 208 things to do in Baltimore
    • relaxation at its finest!!! 12/12/2018
    • It was the of my birthday 12/12/2018
    • Horseshoe Casino
    Address:
    1525 Russell St
    Baltimore, MD 21230-2058
    Phone:
    +1 844-777-7463
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Other:
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