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If You Go – Baltimore, Maryland

Where2Stay

Admiral Fell Inn
Historic Fell’s Point
888 S. Broadway
410.522.7377
www.harbormagic.com
Rates from $149

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Harbor East neighborhood
700 Aliceanna St.
410.385.3000
www.baltimoremarriottwaterfront.com
Rates from $209

Brookshire Suites
Inner Harbor neighborhood
120 E. Lombard St.
410.625.1300
www.harbormagic.com
Rates from $99

Pier 5 Hotel
Inner Harbor neighborhood
711 Eastern Ave.
410.539.2000
www.harbormagic.com
Rates from $179

Scarborough Fair B&B
Federal Hill neighborhood
1 E. Montgomery St.
410.837.0010
www.scarboroughfairbandb.com
Rates vary by room, season and package selection; call for details.

What2Do

American Visionary Art Museum
Inner Harbor neighborhood
800 Key Hwy.
410.244.1900
www.avam.org
Showcases original works by self-taught artists.

Fort McHenry
Southeast of the Inner Harbor neighborhood
2400 E. Fort Ave.
410.962.4290
www.nps.gov/fomc/index.htm
Birthplace of the National Anthem.

National Aquarium
Inner Harbor neighborhood
501 E. Pratt St., Pier 3
410.576.3800
www.aqua.org
Baltimore’s most popular attraction boasts hundreds of exhibits and more than 16,500 aquatic animals.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
Inner Harbor neighborhood
830 E. Pratt St.
443.263.1800
www.AfricanAmericanCulture.org
Highlights the history and accomplishments of Maryland’s African Americans.

Star Spangled Banner Flag House
Inner Harbor neighborhood
844 E. Pratt St.
410.837.1793
www.flaghouse.org
The 1793 home of seamstress Mary Pickersgill, who made the famous U.S. flag that flew over Fort McHenry.

USS Constellation Museum
Inner Harbor neighborhood
301 E. Pratt St., Pier 1
410.539.1797
www.historicships.org
Explore a historic ship.

Washington Monument and Museum at Mount Vernon Place
Mount Vernon neighborhood
699 N. Charles St.
410.396.1049
www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1167087
The original Washington Monument, completed in 1829, predates the monument in Washington DC. Climb 228 steps for a $1 donation.

Where2Eat

Believe it or not, these are just a few of the restaurants I visited during my whirlwind introduction to Baltimore. But these made the strongest impression:

Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano
Little Italy neighborhood
306 S. High St.
410.727.0700
www.aldositaly.com
If this isn’t the best Italian food you’ve ever tasted, then you must have an Italian grandmother who should open a restaurant, stat.

B&O American Brassiere
Downtown Baltimore
2 N. Charles St.
443-692-6172
www.bandorestaurant.com
Quality food, expertly prepared.

The Brewer’s Art
Mount Vernon neighborhood
1106 N. Charles St.
410.547.6925
www.thebrewersart.com
Wet your whistle on these finely crafted microbrews; the sampler makes it easy to taste each variety.

Café Hon
Hampden neighborhood
1002 W. 36th St.
410.243.1133
www.cafehon.com
Local treasure serves classic diner fare.

City Café
Mount Vernon neighborhood
1001 Cathedral St.
410.593.4252
www.citycafebaltimore.com
While in Baltimore order crab at least once. This is a great place to get it.

Corks
Federal Hill neighborhood
1026 S. Charles St.
410.752.3810
www.corksrestaurant.com
Trust this chef to prepare just what you crave.

Max’s Taphouse
Fell’s Point neighborhood
737 S. Broadway
410.675.6297
www.maxs.com
Baltimore’s largest beer selection boasts 140 on tap and over 1,200 by the bottle.

Milan
Straddles Harbor East and Little Italy neighborhoods
1000 Eastern Ave.
410.685.6111
www.onemilan.com
If you miss the lobster mac & cheese, I can’t forgive you.

Miss Shirley’s Café
Inner Harbor neighborhood
750 E. Pratt St.
410.528.5373
www.missshirleys.com

If you wake up with a sweet tooth, get breakfast here.

Pazo Restaurant
Harbor East neighborhood
1425 Aliceanna St.
410.534.7296
www.pazorestaurant.com
Upscale fare with Mediterranean influences.

Pitango Gelato
Fell’s Point neighborhood
802 S. Broadway
410.236.0741
www.pitangogelato.com
Tasty, organic treat.

Ryleigh’s Oyster
Federal Hill neighborhood
36 E. Cross St.
410.539.2093
www.ryleighs.com
Quality ingredients, confidently prepared.

Sascha’s 527 Café
Mount Vernon neighborhood
527 N. Charles St.
410.539.8880
www.saschas.com
Eclectic menu, swanky setting.

Sotto Sopra
Mount Vernon neighborhood
405 N. Charles St.
410.625.0534
www.sottosoprainc.com
Trust that the special is worthy of your attention.

Spoons
Federal Hill neighborhood
24 E. Cross St.
410.539.8395
www.spoonscoffeecafe.com
Relax with a cup of coffee and don’t try too hard to resist the pastries.

Talara
Harbor East neighborhood
615 President St.
410.528.9883
www.talarabaltimore.com
Ceviche at its best.

Taverna Corvino
Federal Hill neighborhood
1117 S. Charles St.
410.727.1212
www.tavernacorvino.com
Classic Italian gets a modern twist.

The Wine Market
Locust Point neighborhood
921 E. Fort Ave., Suite 135
410.244.6166
www.the-wine-market.com
Creative menu, unpretentious setting.

How2GetAround

Charm City Circulator
www.charmcitycirculator.com

2FunFestivals

HonFest
www.honfest.net

Kinetic Sculpture Race
www.avam.org/kinetic-sculpture-race/index.shtml

4MoreInfo

Visit Baltimore
1.877.BALTIMORE
www.baltimore.org

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