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Canton/ Brewer's Hill
Once blue-collar workmen’s neighborhoods, Canton and Brewer’s Hill
are hot spots for millennials and families looking to live in a
quintessential formstone rowhouse.
FUNFACT Youcan still see the glowing Mr. Boh sign winking down on the city from
Brewer’s Hill, where the brewery used to produce
National Bohemian beer — which continues to be a favorite
beer of Baltimoreans.
Patterson Park Pagoda. Take in views of the city from the top of this iconic Patterson Park structure, which is also the location of family programming and events throughout the year.
Canton Square. Join the buzzing crowd and have dinner and drinks at any of the bars and restaurants around the square.
Crab Feasts. Grab a wooden mallet and have an authentic Baltimore crab feast at a waterfront restaurant.
Stadiums/ Gateway South/ Pigtown
At the convergence of major roadways like I-95 and I-395 are the city’s
professional sports stadiums, Horseshoe Casino and
a historic residential
neighborhood witharecent
influx of millennials.
FUN FACT Take a Lindy Hop or
circus-training class at Pigtown’s Mobtown
Ballroom, which also hosts social dances and live music in a restored
Horseshoe Casino. Dine at celebrity- chef restaurants by Guy Fieri, Giada De Laurentiis and Gordon Ramsay between playing games and salsa dancing.
Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Cheer for the only NFL team named after a poem.
Orioles at Camden Yards. Take a tour of the ballpark consistently honored as the most beautiful stadium in the country.
Mount Clare Museum House. Walk through the 1760 colonial Georgian mansion.
The B&O Railroad Museum. Experience America’s railroad history.
Druid Hill Park/
East Baltimore/
Pennsylvania Ave.
North Avenue is a main thoroughfare in the
city, with must-visit attractions on its west
andeastsides—the National Great Blacks In Wax Museum to the east and historic
Pennsylvania Avenue to the west. Nearby is Druid Hill Park, a bucolic
setting for picnics, the zoo and a botanic garden.
HISTORYLESSON Baltimorejazzlegends Eubie Blake, Cab Calloway and Billie Holiday (as well as artists like Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald) performed at the now-demolished Royal Theater when the area was Baltimore’s epicenter of African American life in the early part of the 20th century.
National Great Blacks In Wax Museum.
View more than 150 life-size wax figures of significant people, like Barack Obama and Langston Hughes.
Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Say “hello” to more than 1,500 wild animals, including penguins and giraffes.
Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens. Take a greenhouse tour and enjoy hands-on workshops in this beautiful setting.
The Avenue Bakery. The business offers an homage to Pennsylvania Avenue’s rich African American history with outdoor murals next to a manicured courtyard and an exhibit indoors with Baltimore’s civil rights history.
Baltimore is “the Coolest City on the East Coast”
—Travel + Leisure, July 2017

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