Baltimore, Maryland is known for a lot of things from it’s delicious steamed crabs, to the fact that is is the biggest city in the whole of Maryland, with no less than 225 separate neighborhoods to explore. It’s also a beautiful part of the country that is often unfairly overlooked by travelers.
If you aren’t one of those people who’ve overlooked the city, here are some tips to help you make the best of your Baltimore Vacation:
Stay at TownePlace Suites Marriott
If you’re looking for somewhere to stay that’s affordable, comfy and close to the action, TownePlace Suites Baltimore BWI Airport is a great place to stay. Not only is it affordable and very close to the hustle and bustle of the city center, but the crab cakes are to die for. If you don’t try them, you’re seriously robbing yourself of a great culinary experience!
Visit the Walters Art Museum
The Walters Art Museum has existed in the the city of Baltimore, on North Charles Street, since 1934. It is also one of the biggest attractions in the area, thanks to the huge collection of art that was carefully collected and curated by William and Henry Walters over the years. Whether you’re interested in Egyptian, Greek or Asian art, you won’t be disappointed by the paintings, sculptures and objet d’art on display.
Eat Steamed Crab at Al’s Seafood
Al’s seafood might not be the classiest place, but it is home to some of the finest steamed crab you’ll ever eat in your life and considering you’ll be spending some time in Baltimore, that really is something! Not only is Al’s a great place to eat, but it’s also got a rustic charm that shows you what Maryland is all about – you won’t want to miss it.
Take a Trip to Maryland Zoo
Maryland Zoo is an amazing place. It’s home to so many different species of exotic, beautiful and majestic creatures, including lions, elephants, chimps and the Panamanian golden frog – which is currently on the endangered list – that you can’t fail to be impressed by its offerings or to fall in love with the creatures who call Baltimore their home.
Drink a Natty Boh
You simply cannot travel to Baltimore without sampling a National Bohemian beer or two at one of the local bars. Despite the fact this Baltimore original hasn’t been made in the city for a while now, it is still something Baltonian’s are very proud of, and it has to be saif, it’s a fine tasting beer.
Stop by the National Aquarium
You simply cannot go to Baltimore without checking out the National Aquarium, which was opened in the early 80s and which has since then been home to some of the most amazing underwater creatures in existence. In fact, there are currently 760 species and 17,000 actual creatures residing within this Baltimore Behemoth.
If you add all of this stuff to your Baltimore itinerary, then whatever else you decide to do while you’re there, I can guarantee that you’ll have a fabulous, fun-filled time.