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A major seaport on the eastern seaboard since the early 18th century, Baltimore, Maryland, grew up around the Patapsco River, which flows into the Chesapeake Bay, attractive for its many marine activities. Just 60 minutes from Washington, D.C., and 2.5 hours by train to New York City, Baltimore is also a top regional destination and is the home of one of America’s foremost educational and medical institutions, Johns Hopkins University.

From the science and contemporary art of its Inner Harbor to the battle site at Fort McHenry Baltimore floats on a tide of innovation, culture, sports, and tradition. Baltimore has long been known for the crab cakes from the Chesapeake Bay and the masterpieces at two of its most famous museums, The Walters Art Museum and Baltimore Museum of Art. It is home to two professional sports teams, the Baltimore Ravens football team and Baltimore Orioles baseball team. Baltimore is a city of neighborhoods; it has more than 224 neighborhoods each with its own style and character, including the lively downtown Inner Harbor, Mount Vernon, Fell’s Point, Canton, Federal Hill, Little Italy, Hampden, and Harbor East, a vibrant, walkable district hugging the waterfront, home to upscale hotels, condominiums, shops, restaurants, and cinemas. Baltimore is less than an hour away from Maryland’s capital city, Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy and the gateway to the Chesapeake Bay.


Where to Stay

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Where to Eat

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  • Larder

    LARDER serves a menu featuring organic ingredients sourced from regional farms.
    3 W 23rd Street Baltimore, MD 21218
    410-982-6246 * https://www.larderbaltimore.com/
  • Linwoods

    This elegant upscale destination with an open grill serves modern American fare, wines & cocktails. 
    25 Crossroads Dr, Owings Mills, MD 21117  
    410-356-3030 * www.linwoods.com
  • Magdelena

    A fine-dining bistro in The Ivy Hotel. The cross-cultural menu is built upon the finest local ingredients, and changes with the seasons and the inspiration of the chef.  
    205 E Biddle St, Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-514-0303 * http://www.theivybaltimore.com/magdalena/
  • Petit Louis Bistro

    Cozy storefront offering basic French bistro fare and wines with a fixed-price lunch menu.
    4800 Roland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21210  
    410-366-9393  http://www.petitlouis.com/
  • Rec Pier Chop House

    At Rec Pier Chop House, Chef Andrew Carmellini brings his soulful, urban Italian cooking to an American landmark by specializing in prime steaks and chops. 
    1715 Thames Street 
    Baltimore, MD 21231 
    443-552-1300 * https://www.recpierchophouse.com
  • Restaurante Tio Pepe

    Conveniently located in the downtown Baltimore area, they offer authentic, homemade Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine. 
    10 E Franklin Street Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-539-4675 * https://www.tiopepe.us
  • The Prime Rib

    This flagship of a set of elite steakhouses features tuxedoed waitstaff and a 1940s supper-club decor.  
    1101 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21202
    410-539-1804 * http://www.theprimerib.com/
  • The Helmand

    The Helmand has helped introduce and popularize Afghan Cuisine in America within the last decade. 
    806 N Charles Street Baltimore, MD 21201
    410-752-0311 * http://helmand.com/
  • The Food Market

    The Food Market focuses on approachable, serious comfort food, in a smartly designed industrial-modern space.
    1017 W 36th Street Baltimore, MD 21211
    (410) 366-0606 * https://www.thefoodmarketbaltimore.com
  • The Oregon Grille

    Steaks andseafood are on offer in a leather-and-mahogany setting, with a casual bar serving pub fare.
    1201 Shawan Road Hunt Valley, MD 21030
    410-771-0505 * theoregongrille.com

  • The Valley Inn

    Historic tavern serving American fare in a wood-paneled dining room and bar with horse-racing decor.  
    10501 Falls Road Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093  
    410-828-0002 * http://www.thevalleyinn.us
  • Woodberry Kitchen

    Old factory turned hip, rustic-chic place for refined New American fare with a farm-to-table bent. 
    2010 Clipper Park Rd #126, Baltimore, MD 21211
    410-464-8000 * http://www.woodberrykitchen.com