Welcome to Bawlmer, "Hon."
That is the catch phrase that you may hear local Baltimore residents use as their way greeting you and wanting you to feel at home in our city. Downtown Baltimore is just a short 90-minute drive on Interstate 95 south from Philadelphia or about 45 minutes north of Washington, DC.
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Site colors: purple, black, orange, gold, white, and red are in recognition of the Orioles, Ravens, Blast, Baltimore City and the State of Maryland.
It's Sunday, May 24, and there are people to see and things to do in Baltimore, Maryland.
Savvy vacationers plan on Baltimore as a destination in and of itself. There are myriad fun, entertaining, and educational things to do--not just for mom and dad, but for the whole family. And, if you stay in the "right place," you won't even need a car for your entire stay.
A Patriotic Morning at Water's Edge: A "patriotic" salute to the Baltimore Inner Harbor is created with the red and white stripes formed by the band uniforms adding spirit to the blue field of sky--with the buildings of downtown Baltimore being the stars.
The Legg Mason Tower, the tall building on the left, marks one corner of the finance and commercial district. The "green" building to the right of center is a financial center, with a four-story shopping atrium and the top-rated Renaissance Harborplace Hotel.
Stay in a Downtown Baltimore hotel near the Convention Center or by the water. Save money with discount hotel reservations.
See the brand new Hilton Hotel at the Convention Center.
LOOK to the right. Isn't this a great
way to greet a beautiful morning
LOOK to the left. The "Visitor Center" provides a brief introduction to what's here.
Baltimore, being a port city for nearly 300 years, has always been a center for business and commerce. Today, however, Charm City has added tourism to the mix. The smartest of company execs plan meetings, conferences and conventions in Baltimore to take advantage of everything this Mid-Atlantic node in the Bos-Wash Megalopolis has to offer. Baltimore truly provides the means for "mixing business with pleasure." Get in on it!
Best Time to Be in Baltimore
Being that Baltimore is a Mid-Atlantic state, the city experiences all four seasons. Baltimore is also on the water More...
To start out your trip you should visit Baltimore's Federal Hill Park at the intersection of Warren Avenue and Key Highway. If you stand on top of the actual hill and look toward the Inner Harbor, you will find an unforgettable view of Baltimore's skyline and cityscape*. More...