5 Great Reasons to Visit Baltimore

If you are planning to head to Baltimore for a short trip or vacation, there are plenty of fun and exciting activities that you can do whilst in the city. Here are just five reasons why you should visit Baltimore.

Historic Ships

No matter whether you are a child, teenager or adult, you are sure to be thrilled when it comes to taking a trip to the historic ships that lay in Baltimore. You will be able to climb aboard a USS Torsk, a submarine or even explore the USS Constellation. Being able to immerse yourself in the history of the ships will give you a real insight into how they were made and what part they played in the US Navy.

National Aquarium

Another fun activity that you can do whilst visiting Baltimore is taking a trip to the National Aquarium. Many tourists flock to the attraction every day to get up close and personal with a wide range of aquatic species including dolphins, rays and hundreds of fish. You will be able to get a real insight into how each of the species live and take in all the wonderful displays that the aquarium has to offer. Make sure to book tickets in advance as you may be able to get special discounts.

Maryland Science Center

With so much to see and explore, you may have to spend a few days looking around the Maryland Science Center to take everything in. No matter what age you are, there is a wide range of exhibits to keep everyone occupied and entertained. From dinosaur exhibits to a kid’s activity area, there is something for all to enjoy when it comes to visiting the Maryland Science Center. Spending time getting to learn about our solar system and each of the planets can be incredibly eye opening and leave you wanting more.

Escape Room

If you are a natural born competitor, taking a visit to the Baltimore Escape Room may be more up your street. When entering the escape room, you and your friends will only have one hour to escape. To do this, you will need to work as a team to crack codes, solve puzzles and follow the clues. Problem solving is a must, so if you want to test your mental strength and ability, this adrenaline filled activity may be perfect for you when visiting Baltimore.

Canton Waterfront Park

If you are looking for something to do outdoors, why not head to the promenade where you will be able to take a long stroll and take in all the sights and scenery that Baltimore has to offer? There are plenty of restaurants and cafes that are dotted across the promenade if you want to stop off somewhere to have lunch. You may also catch a street performer or decide to sit down and feed the ducks.

To get the most out of your trip to Baltimore, make sure that you have a brainstorm on what types of activities you think you will enjoy the most. That way, you can be certain that your time in Baltimore will be an unforgettable experience.

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