What to Do around The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI
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Baltimore has rich roots deep in American culture, with no shortage of historic landmarks and monuments. The Harbor is an ideal home for East Coast United States shopping, nightlife, sailing, and of course seafood.
600 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
The Walters Art Museum boasts more than 35,000 objects that date from 3000 B.C.E. to the early 20th century. Located in Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, the museum features extensive collections of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine,...
2105 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
For fun steeped in history, head to Patterson Bowling Center. You won’t find your traditional 10-pin bowling at this alley. Duckpin bowling reigns supreme with its shorter, lighter pins and smaller balls without holes. The pins’ shape and size...
Patterson Park, Baltimore, MD, USA
Patterson Park is a great place to spend some time outside—especially if you're visiting Baltimore during the spring or fall (summers can be a bit muggy, but it's worth the sweat). Bring a picnic and plan an afternoon wandering the park. Check out...
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Located in Highlandtown (just down the street from Patterson Park), the Creative Alliance is an important cultural center. They offer entertainment that introduces audiences to Baltimore and the world beyond the city. From "the Night of 1,000...
1425 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
Baltimore has a seemingly endless amount of sailboats in the harbor, and at the Downtown Sailing Center anyone can join in the festivities on the water. With year-round guided sailing lessons, events, and equipment rentals, the Downtown Sailing...
300 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
The ever-expanding Baltimore Beach Volleyball may be the ultimate recreation activity for travelers to get to know some locals. With six different courts, players are capable of choosing to join 2-vs-2, 4-vs-4, 6-vs-6, or tournament regulated...
1500 Crain Hwy S, Glen Burnie, MD 21061, USA
Located just outside of Baltimore in the nearby town of Glen Burnie, Crabtowne has discovered the fantastic combination of beer and arcade games. Just a few dollars can lead to endless amounts of fun blowing up space aliens on classic arcade...
W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211, USA
Hampden is known for beehive hairdos, cat-eye glasses, kitchsy decor like the pink flamingo, and ladies who call everyone "hon." Now, though, Hampden is Baltimore's hipster neighborhood with an array of thrift stores, antique shops, boutiques, and...
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
This museum's art collection holds more than 90,000 pieces of varying artwork, including work by Picasso and Van Gogh. In addition, the collection of art is constantly updating, with new exhibits to explore year round. With this bountiful...
Fells Point, Baltimore, MD, USA
With the cobblestones and colonial architecture, I can't get enough of Fells Point and its historical appeal. To top it off, the main street, Thames, is right on the water, so you can wander along the promenade along the harbor. Across the harbor,...
601 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
For some family fun or for the science aficionado, the Maryland Science Center is a worthy stop while in Baltimore. The variety of exhibits alone is awe-inspiring and range from prehistoric paleontology exhibits to the “Life Beyond Earth” space...
800 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
Baltimore is host to a very unique artistic culture, and none may be more different than what is on display at the American Visionary Art Museum. They define “Visionary Art” as works by people who are self-taught. This leads to some off-the-wall...
501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is host to one of the largest arrays of sea life that can be found in the entire world! Particular attractions worth noting are the very entertaining live dolphin show as well as the up-close-and-personal shark...
35 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
With three floors of exhibits, this children’s museum is bound to entertain a child for hours. In the center of it all is the main attraction, Kidsworks, a massive jungle gym structure. Exhibits are all aimed towards educating families on healthy...
1415 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
Maryland’s history comes to life at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Housed in a former cannery that operated in the 19th century, the BMI celebrates the workers, small business owners, and residents who transformed Baltimore into a booming...
1711 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
To be honest, this is usually the only theater I go to watch movies. Not only do they feature the typical Hollywood movies, but this is where you'll find the best indie and foreign films. Occasionally they'll have special screenings followed by a...
2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
One of Baltimore’s oldest pieces of history, Fort McHenry has developed from a battle zone to a National Landmark and Historic Park. This location played an important role in the defense of the Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812. Most...
Pimlico, Baltimore, MD, USA
Home to the Preakness, one of the three races that comprises the Triple Crown, the Pimlico track is rich in history. Horses have sped across the grounds here since 1870 and you can still regularly watch races live at the track. Grab a bite at the...
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