One of the oldest cities in the United States, Baltimore, Maryland spans the whole of American history from the Revolutionary Way to Edgar Allen Poe and the early days of baseball.
Amazing seafood restaurants abound – be sure to try a crab cake while you’re here – as well as charming old neighborhoods (its nickname is “Charm City” in fact), world-class museums, major league sports and a vibrant music scene.
As the largest city in Maryland, Baltimore is home to well over 600,000 people. Numerous areas and districts are packed with attractions. Explore neighborhoods like the Inner Harbor, Fells Point, Little Italy, Downtown, Federal Hill, Hampden and Charles Village. Within easy driving distance from the city are other worthwhile day trips such as Washington D.C., Annapolis, Bethesda, Alexandria, VA, Silver Spring and College Park. Nearby Chesapeake Bay is also home to any number of wildlife sanctuaries, estuaries and parks for those looking to commune with the sea.