Travel Guide - Baltimore, true to its
nickname Charm City, will sweep you off your feet.
Filled with historical treasures, quaint neighborhoods,
and tons of fun for adults and children alike, visitors
will have no problem finding the charm that lies in
this American city.
Located on the east coast of the United States, Baltimore
is the largest city in the State of Maryland
and one of the world’s largest natural
harbors. This thriving port is located at the head
of navigation of the Patapsco River. Baltimore is
approximately 200 miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean
near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Over 600,000
people call Baltimore home entwined with 6,400 acres
of land devoted to beautiful parks.
City offers museums, historical attractions,
shopping, and delicious restaurants serving a variety
of foods from authentic Italian to fresh seafood.
The Inner Harbor was renovated in 1980 and now offers
a new visitor’s center with a ton of information to help you plan your stay in Baltimore. The aquarium,
science center, World Trade Center (the world’s
tallest five-sided building) and Port Discovery are
all located in the Inner Harbor.
Within a few blocks of the Inner Harbor,
you will find the historic neighborhoods of Fell’s
Point, Federal Hill, Canton, and Mount Vernon. Each
part of the city offers tantalizing restaurants, quaint
pubs, and beautiful boutiques along with its own historical
charm and cultural attractions.
holds a special place in America’s heart since
the country’s national anthem, the Star-Spangled
Banner, was composed there by Francis Scott Key. Key
was imprisoned on a British Ship during the bombing
of Fort McHenry on September 13, 1814. After the bombing
ended, he saw the American flag flying above the fort
and knew his country had won. That sight inspired
him to compose the Star-Spangled Banner poem which
was later turned into a song.
Over 11 million visitors Travel to Baltimore each year and with its many
activities it’s not hard to see why. So come,
visit, sight-see, enjoy great food, and be inspired
by the Charm City. You won’t be disappointed.