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Best Times to Visit Baltimore

The best time to visit Baltimore is from June to August, but you'll have to book early. While summer brings heavy crowds, peak season hotel rates and soaring temperatures, the city overflows with unique events and festivities. Spring and fall usher in milder temperatures, but the winter months can get quite chilly, so be sure to arm yourself with plenty of layers if you plan to visit Cham City at this time of year. And don't forget your boots – precipitation is common year-round.

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Weather in Baltimore

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March-May

The mild weather, ranging from the high 40s to high 70s, is ideal if you intend to do a lot of walking. Although hotel reservations are easy to make, prime event season begins in late May, so book your accommodations as early as possible if you plan to visit at this time of year.

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June-August

This time of year can get hot and humid, with average temperatures climbing into the upper 80s and lower 90s. Plus, it's the peak season for tourists – the area fills with families whose kids are out of school. Still, for culture vultures, there's no better time to plan a trip to Charm City: Summertime yields a myriad of lively festivals and performances.


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September-November

The weather gets chilly – daily lows average in the upper 40s and mid 60s – and hotel rates begin to decline this time of year.


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December-February

Winter is the least expensive time to visit, plus popular spots are crowd-free. But if you're set on visiting in the winter, don't forget to pack your winter coat. Temperatures can dip below 30 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Popular Times to Visit Baltimore

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Tourism volume is estimated based on in-market destination search query interest from Google and on travel.usnews.com in 2015-2016. Hotel prices are sourced from a sample of U.S. News Best Hotels rates through 2015-2016.

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