Inner Harbor – Baltimore’s Inner Harbor offers visitors waterfront shopping, dining and entertainment all with fabulous views. This family friendly attraction is conveniently located downtown within walking distance of Harbor East. Take a harbor cruise, visit the “Top of the World” observation deck in Baltimore’s World Trade Building or pick up some unique Maryland souvenirs at a number of specialty shops located in Harborplace and the Gallery. If you’re lucky, you might even catch some live entertainment along the promenade. Visit www.harborplace.com and www.thegalleryatharborplace.com for more information.
National Aquarium – Baltimore is home to one of the nation’s premiere aquariums featuring a living collection of more than 17,000 fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats. The Aquarium’s Blacktip Reef is a breathtaking exhibit replicating an Indo-Pacific reef and featuring more than 700 animals, including a school of blacktip reef sharks. From jellies to the Amazon River Forest, be sure to check out the special exhibits the aquarium has to offer, all in the heart of Baltimore. Visit www.aqua.org for more information.
Maryland Science Center – Dinosaurs, IMAX theatre, a planetarium and a hands-on science labs are just some of the exciting, family-friendly features of the Maryland Science Center, also located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The three-story adventure features displays on physical science, space, Earth science, the human body and blue crabs that are native to the Chesapeake Bay. Visit www.mdsci.org for more information.