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Federal Hill
& Locust Point
With walkable, postcard-perfect streets and some of the best views of the harbor
and city, the historic Federal Hill neighborhood is known for
its 18th and 19th century architecture, charming
rowhomes and lively nightlife.Justafive-
minute drive away is residential Locust
Point, where the
Fort McHenry National
Monument and Historic Shrine and the massive Under
Armour complex are located.
FUN FACT The neon pink Domino Sugars sign is a Baltimore landmark. The factory has been in operation since 1922, and produces more than 6.6 million pounds of sugar every day.
Fort McHenry National Monument
and Historic Shrine. See where Francis Scott Key penned our national anthem at the historic War of 1812 site.
American Visionary Art Museum. Be sure to check out the statue of drag legend Divine at this unique museum spotlighting outsider artists.
Climb atop Federal Hill. Take in one of the best views of the city.
Baltimore Museum of Industry. Step back in time to the early days
of a port city.
Cross Street Market. Grab inexpensive beer and fresh seafood before heading out for a night on the town.
Nightlife. Federal Hill is a mecca with lively bars and restaurants within easily walkable blocks.
Fell's Point
Fell’s Point is a spirited waterfront community in perpetual celebration of Baltimore’s 18th century nautical roots. Explore unique shops, and enjoy an array of drinking and dining options in this
charming neighborhood with Belgian block
FUN FACT The picturesque Fell’s Point has been the
filming location for many popular
movies and TV shows. It’s where Meg Ryan’s
character called home in “Sleepless in Seattle,” the singletons of
“He’s Just Not That Into You” tried to find love at happy hours, and D.C. politicians covertly met in “House of Cards.”
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers
Maritime Park and Museum. Explore exhibits dedicated to the museum’s namesakes, founders of the first black- owned shipyard in the country.
Ghost Tours. Explore the haunted side of the historic neighborhood on the Original Fell’s Point Ghost Walk, Haunted Pub Walk or Wicked History Tours and Pub Crawls.
Pubs with Live Music. Fell’s is known for its vibrant nightlife, with bars that offer live music every night of the week.
Boutique Shopping. Pick up designer clothing, home knick-knacks and colorful hats at the area’s charming boutiques.
Mount Vernon
The city’s cultural heart lies just north of downtown. Once home to Baltimore’s Gilded Age elite — including F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and Duchess of Windsor Wallis Warfield Simpson — Mount Vernon
is filled with museums, manicured public
gardens and impressive architecture.
HISTORYLESSON With its cornerstone laid two years after the
triumphant Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812, Baltimore’s obelisk
Washington Monument
was the original monument
to honor America’s first president. (Its designer, Robert Mills, later also designed the Washington Monument in D.C.) The monument has received multiple awards for its 2015 $6.5 million restoration by the Mount Vernon Conservancy.
Walters Art Museum. See more than 60
centuries of art from around the world.
Maryland Historical Society. Take a deep dive into the War of 1812 and other historic exhibits.
Peabody Library. Be a guest at the awe-inspiring library that inspired the one in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. One
of very few major orchestras led by a female conductor, Marin Alsop, the BSO offers diverse year-long programming.
Boutique and Vintage Shopping. Find one-of-a-kind pieces at any of the neighborhood’s vintage shops.
Baltimore Center Stage. Catch a play at the State Theater of Maryland, which recently unveiled a $28 million renovation.

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