Baltimore Travel Guide

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Free Things To Do in Baltimore

If you have extra time, Federal Hill Park is worthwhile.
  • #1
    Baltimore Museum of Art
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    #1 in Baltimore
    Museums, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Museums, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Situated in Charles Village, just north of the downtown area, the Baltimore Museum of Art claims the title of largest art museum in Maryland. Filled with more 95,000 art pieces, including an impressive Matisse collection, donated by Baltimore natives Claribel and Etta Cone, the museum draws art enthusiasts from across

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  • #2
    The Walters Art Museum
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    #2 in Baltimore
    Museums, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Museums, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Although not as famous as the Baltimore Museum of Art, this free Mount Vernon museum displays art dating back to 5000 B.C. Since it opened in 1934, the museum has expanded into a total of three distinctive buildings. Featuring Renaissance paintings, Asian art, Byzantine and Ethiopian art, and an extensive Egyptian

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    Federal Hill Park
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    #6 in Baltimore
    Parks and Gardens, Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Parks and Gardens, Sightseeing, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    For some of the best views of the Inner Harbor and Baltimore skyline, head to Federal Hill just south of downtown. The massive hill was once used during the Civil War and the War of 1812 as a major lookout spot. Until recently, it was also known as Signal Hill, where flags

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    Inner Harbor
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    #7 in Baltimore
    Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Many of the attractions in Baltimore – including the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, the USS Constellation and the major sports stadiums – are centered in the Inner Harbor. Since the 18th century, the Harbor has been one of the most important seaports in the country, with a prime position alongside the Chesapeake

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    Patterson Park
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    #8 in Baltimore
    Parks and Gardens, Free, Neighborhood/Area
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
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    Parks and Gardens, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    1 to 2 hours
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    A marble fountain, swimming pool, lake, pagoda and dog park can be found in this 300-year-old park, where locals and visitors congregate for seasonal events and concerts. The Pagoda atop Hampstead Hill – formerly called the Observatory – was built in 1890 and crowns the park, affording unobstructed city views.

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