As the largest city in the state of Maryland, Baltimore boasts endless entertainment options from live music, to top rated dining and sporting events. Often called “Charm City,” it is well known for the Inner Harbor, which is home to restaurants, shops, museums, and the waterfront, Pier Six Concert Pavilion. In addition to its share of unique arts and cultural attractions, Baltimore is a serious sports town. Home to the 2013 Super Bowl Champions, the Baltimore Ravens, the Baltimore Orioles (baseball), the Preakness Stakes (thoroughbred racing), and the Grand Prix of Baltimore (IndyCar series).
Take time to visit some of the popular points of interest, several of which are located in the Inner Harbor area, and only steps away from the seminar venue:
- National Aquarium
- Maryland Science Center
- Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum
- Baltimore Zoo
- Port Discovery, the Kid-Powered Museum
- Baltimore Museum of Art
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Arts, Culture, and History
At the heart of Baltimore is its culture. Tucked in the small corners of the city are eclectic points of interest, such as Mount Vernon, Fell’s Point, and Federal Hill, which all offer exciting cultural experiences. Baltimore is also home to many museums, theaters, and performance venues. Consider immersing yourself in the thriving arts community at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra , the Lyric Opera House , the Hippodrome Theatre , or Center Stage Theater . Can’t make up your mind? Investigate many other opportunities at http://baltimore.org/arts-and-culture .
The cornerstone of Baltimore’s downtown shopping scene is Harborplace and The Gallery at Harborplace , at 200/201 E. Pratt Street, featuring a mix of 120 unique shops, restaurants, and diverse eateries, plus live seasonal entertainment. For something different, head 15 miles south to Hanover, Maryland towards the Arundel Mills Mall for premium outlet shopping. For a directory of shops, galleries, and restaurants, visit Arundel Mills here .