Bal­ti­more Your Way

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Fam­ily Trav­eler

Have kids in tow? Charm City’s play­ful per­son­al­ity trans­lates to plenty of fun for all mem­bers of the fam­ily. At (1) Bal­ti­more Mu­seum of In­dus­try, see key in­ven­tions (and even some demos) that helped fuel the city’s econ­omy. Hav­ing your head up in the clouds is en­cour­aged at the (2) Mary­land Science Cen­ter, where stargaz­ers peek at the heav­ens through a 1927 Clark tele­scope in the Davis Plan­e­tar­ium (Fri­days and Satur­days in good weather). At Mount Ver­non’s (3) Papermoon Diner, feast on all-day break­fast, Kap­tain Krunch milk­shakes and the quirky decor.

First-Timer

New­com­ers to the city are in luck. Bal­ti­more de­lights with eye-opening sights and a quirky vibe all its own. Bud­get at least two hours to visit the (1) Na­tional Aquar­ium, and be sure to make your way to the top level’s rain for­est ex­hibit for a glimpse of golden tamarin mon­keys scam­per­ing through the trees. At the circa 1911 (2) Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, ex­plore more than 30 artist studios, and view the in­ner work­ings of the gi­ant clock at the top. Af­ter, head to his­toric (3) Lex­ing­ton Mar­ket for lo­cal treats like au­then­tic crab cakes at Fai­d­ley’s and fudgy Berger cook­ies.

Out­doors En­thu­si­ast

With a bustling waterfront and walk­a­ble neigh­bor­hoods, Charm City is an out­door lover’s dream. Golfers will appreciate (1) Bulle Rock’s Pete Dye-de­signed course with a club­house and gor­geous views of the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay. In the mood for a walk? Take a tour with guides from (2) Bal­ti­more Na­tional Her­itage Area through his­tory-rich neigh­bor­hoods like Mount Ver­non and Fells Point. (3) Amer­i­can Sail­ing Tours of­fers 90-minute jaunts in the har­bor aboard the schooner, Sum­mer Wind. Book a wine and cheese voy­age, then toast the stun­ning city views.

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