Maryland's largest city is home to world-class museums, a beloved ballpark and more. Get ready for your trip with our Baltimore travel guide.
Stay with Choice Hotels in Baltimore as you discover why this place has been dubbed “Charm City.” One of America’s oldest cities, this town has also evolved into a cosmopolitan metropolis with an abundance of culture, arts, entertainment and sports. Book your trip at any of the hotels in Baltimore, MD and discover a place brimming with history and unbelievable fun for everyone in the family.
Baltimore's crown jewel is its Inner Harbor. The scenic and popular waterfront area has a wide variety of specialty shops, restaurants and attractions, including the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The aquarium features more than 10,000 creatures including sharks, stingrays, sea turtles and dolphins. The fun and festive atmosphere of the harbor is further enhanced by street entertainers, concerts, fireworks, parades, cruise boats and an outdoor ice skating rink. Sports enthusiasts will find several options in Baltimore, home to a variety of professional teams.
Enjoy a rousing football game with the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium or an enjoyable game of baseball with the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards ballpark. This is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones. While in Baltimore, find some time to visit Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, also known as the Birthplace of the National Anthem. During the Battle of Baltimore in 1814, valiant efforts by the soldiers at Fort McHenry inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner." A National Register Historic District, Mount Vernon offers a unique blend of historic charm and architecture with many modern cosmopolitan amenities. Spend the day touring the historic buildings, museums and the first statue dedicated to the nation's first president, George Washington. At night, take in a show with the Baltimore Opera Company or the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, both located in Mount Vernon. The Baltimore Museum of Art offers a tremendous selection of things to see, ranging from paintings to photographs to sculptures. Named after the sisters who donated it, the Cone Collection is one of the museum's greatest highlights, featuring works by Matisse, Picasso, Cézanne, Manet, Degas, Gauguin, van Gogh and Renoir. Admission to the Baltimore Museum of Art is free every day!
History and modern entertainment come together in the “Charm City” with a wide variety of attractions for everyone in the family. Stay at any of the Baltimore hotels above and have fun exploring the historical city.