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Serious shoppers will appreciate the offerings at Harborplace & The Gallery. Shop retailers like Brooks Brothers, Coach, and Banana Republic. Treat your youngsters to a toy from The Discovery Channel Store. Stave off hunger at one of more than 30 eateries and 13 restaurants.
The quintessential Baltimore neighborhood, Fells Point is lined with cobblestone streets, row houses, restaurants and unique shops. Attend one of many festivals along this waterfront neighborhood. Meet friends for dinner and drinks at a nearby pub.
A short drive from Baltimore, this outlet center features countless bargains, restaurants and even a cineplex. Transport you and the family back to the middle ages with a visit to Medieval Times. Finally, land that big ticket electronics item at half-price in the outlet. Stop for lunch at an American contemporary grill.
Canton Gallery Ltd.
The Canton Gallery features the contemporary work of local, national and international artists. Add dimension to a room with a sculptural painting. Figure out the political perspective of an artist in his woodcuttings, etchings and prints. Get a prized painting framed in their shop. Add an antique map to your collection.
Inner Harbor Activities
National Aquarium of Baltimore
Featuring approximately 16,500 specimens and more than 660 species of animals, National Aquarium of Baltimore is a popular Inner Harbor attraction. Take a front row seat at the Dolphin Amphitheater; visit the Australia: Wild Extremes exhibit; and much more.
Maryland Science Center
Serving more than half a million visitors per year, the Maryland Science Center is one of the Inner Harbor's main attractions. Entertaining and educational, with hands-on exhibits and spectacular displays in the world of science and technology,
Power Plant Live!
Power Plant Live! is a collection of restaurants, bars, clubs, and concert venues in the Inner Harbor. It showcases national acts in its entertainment venue, Ram's Head Live!, one of the region's premier national entertainment venues.
See where history was made at the site of Fort McHenry. The grounds mark where American troops stopped a British invasion at the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. Witness Francis Key Scott later composed "The Star Spangled Banner."
American Visionary Arts Museum
This museum refers to itself as "a monument to the failure of words." Check out the 35,000-square-foot main building with six art galleries. Climb the magnificent metal staircase. Admire the “We Are Not Alone: Angels and Other Aliens” exhibit.
Baltimore Museum of Art
This free museum features special exhibits as well as its various collections. Study the colorful work of Henri Matisse. Appreciate the detail of African headdresses. Understand the hidden language of the Qing dynasty in elaborate embroidered silk textiles.
B & O Railroad Museum
A National Historic landmark, the B & O Railroad Museum collects and preserves early American railroading artifacts, especially from the Baltimore & Ohio and other mid-Atlantic lines. Discover nearly 200 items from trains dating from 1830 to today.
Built in 1854, the USS Constellation is the last Civil War vessel still afloat. It was brought to the Inner Harbor in 1999. Climb on board and enjoy the panoramic vistas of the harbor. Take a tour to learn about its fascinating history.
Parks and Recreation
Rocky Point Beach Park
This 375-acre waterfront park offers lovely views of the Chesapeake Bay, Hart-Miller Island and Craighill Lighthouse. Sunbathe on the long beach. Fish for your dinner from the pier. Drop your boat in the water. Take a sailing lesson.
This park is a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city. Originally built as a mansion in 1888, Cylburn Arboretum offers guided tours. Or just venture onto the woodland trails. Study birds, fossils, minerals, and butterflies at the Exploration Center.
Canton Waterfront Park
With an event-filled calendar, Canton Waterfront Park is buzzing with activity. Attend an Irish Festival. Pack a picnic and wave to the boats and water taxis that float by. Or just work on your tan dockside.
Top of the World
While you're visiting the Inner Harbor, be sure to visit the World Trade Center. You can take a trip to the top and be on Top of the World, the building's 27th floor observation deck. It's the best view of Baltimore there is.