Your passport to the real Charm City
A quilt of quirky neighborhoods, museums, parks, and restaurants
The home of steamed crabs, the Preakness Stakes, and The Star-Spangled Banner
A must-see metropolis
Whether you’re a history buff (we promise you won’t be disappointed by the self-guided trails or one-of-a-kind museums), an arts fanatic (see: world-class public art collections, galleries, and festivals), or a sports hound (think competitive professional sports teams paired with duckpin bowling allies)—Baltimore has it all.
Consider Authentic Baltimore your go-to resource when planning your trip: It’s chock-full of historic sites, museums, parks, restaurants, boutique accommodations, tour listings, and events to guide your research. You won’t go home without a compelling experience—or an empty stomach.
Not quite sure where to start? The staff of the Baltimore National Heritage Area—the force behind Authentic Baltimore—is available to answer your questions or guide your research.