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Vaccaro’s Italian Pastries

Established in 1956, this family pastry shop is one of Little Italy’s gems. The old-world desserts are a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Don’t forget to order the cannoli!

222 Albemarle St
Baltimore, MD 21202

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Admiral Fell Inn

Dating back to the 1700s, this historic waterfront hotel is located in the heart of Fell's Point. Some even say that ghosts roam the halls of this charming European-style inn.

888 S Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231

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American Visionary Museum

This museum showcases works of art by self-taught artists. Treasures include a life-size interactive chess set of sculpted metal (made to resemble angels and demons) and an outdoor 55-foot-tall wind-powered sculpture, WhirliGig.

800 Key Hwy
Baltimore, MD 21230

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Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

At Baltimore’s only waterfront hotel, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the Inner Harbor. With its prime location on the water’s edge, the hotel provides close access to all the city’s top attractions.

700 Aliceanna St
Baltimore, MD 21202

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Cafe Hon

For a slice of homey B’more, head here, “hon” (a “Bawlmer” term of endearment). Learn some Bawlmerese, dine on crab cakes and buy kitschy souvenirs in the HonTown gift shop on the way out.

1002 W 36th St
Baltimore, MD 21211

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Charleston

One of Baltimore's finest dining options, this award-winning restaurant offers Southern dishes with a modern twist, as part of a prix-fixe menu.

1000 Lancaster St
Baltimore, MD 21202

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Edgar Allan Poe Grave and Memorial

Revisit the life of this poet of the macabre (and one of Baltimore’s most famous exports). Leave a penny on the wordsmith’s grave, in what has been tradition since the 1870s.

Fayette & Greene Streets
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Hotel Monaco

Located in the historic B&O Railroad headquarters, this Kimpton hotel is full of style and luxury. You’ll be wowed by the 3-story lobby’s marble floor and Tiffany stained-glass windows.

2 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Inn at the Black Olive

This stylish and green boutique hotel is located in the heart of Fell’s Point. It strives to be organic in every way, from the bedding to the room-service meals.

803 S Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21231

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Inner Harbor

A major seaport hub since the 1700s, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor now stands as the center of the city’s tourism; the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center and dining and shopping options are all located nearby.

Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

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Little Italy

From outdoor movies to bocce games, this charming neighborhood celebrates all things Italian. But what truly makes “Piccola Italia” worth a visit? The food! You’ll find 30 restaurants here, from Vaccaro's Pastry Shop to Sotto Sopra. Mangia!

Little Italy, Baltimore

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Mama's on the Half Shell

Baltimore beckons seafood lovers, and this Canton neighborhood seafood house is no exception; it captures the “real taste of Baltimore seafood,” serving favorites such as crab cakes, Maryland crab soup and oysters.

2901 O’Donnell St
Baltimore, MD 21224

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Maryland Science Center

Located in the Inner Harbor, the Science Center consists of 3 floors of interactive exhibits, as well as an IMAX theater and planetarium. No matter what your age, you’ll find something new to learn -- and amuse you -- on every visit.

601 Light St
Baltimore, MD 21230

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National Aquarium

This is the city's No. 1 tourist attraction, with over 1.6 million visitors a year. Home to more than 16,000 creatures, the aquarium's most popular attraction is Dolphin Discovery, where visitors can watch dolphin training throughout the day.

501 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202

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Sport Legends Museum

Located in Camden Yards, this museum profiles Maryland’s prolific sports history. See artifacts and exhibits from Baltimore’s sports legends, from Babe Ruth to Cal Ripken.

301 W Camden St
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Walters Art Gallery

This once-private collection of art spans 55 centuries, with works from around the world. Treasures include Greek sculpture, Art Deco jewelry and 19th-century French Impressionist paintings.

600 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201