Baltimore Family Vacations

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Families Will Love

  • Harbor lined with attractions
  • Fort McHenry, which inspired the writing of the
  • Pirate ship and water taxi rides

Baltimore Family Vacations Overview

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Baltimore has a storied place in our nation's history: It was during the War of 1812 where Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the "Star Spangled Banner" while witnessing our flag remain standing during heavy bombardment. Baltimore is also the home of "The Raven" author, Edgar Allan Poe, as well as its namesake football team and the Orioles that play in one of the country's most beloved baseball parks, Camden Yards (even if it is relatively new). A city built on a harbor, it's a popular cruise destination, as well as a stop for seafood lovers angling to get their hands on Baltimore crab cakes (delicious!). Located under an hour away from Washington, D.C., it is also a perfect side trip from a historic visit to our nation's capital (in fact, a quick and inexpensive train ride is all that separates the two). For children, Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a fantastic playground complete with historic ships, hands-on museums, on-the-water fun and family-friendly dining and shopping districts.

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National Aquarium, Baltimore

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards

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Inner Harbor

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Hard Rock Cafe

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Miss Shirley's

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Rusty Scupper

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Latest Baltimore Family Vacation Reviews

dnova7

10/27/2010

Baltimore a Blast

great museums and freedom walks. Free museum is a must to see. So much stuff I couldn't see it all. Free museum is Walter's Art Museum and FOrt McHenry were awesome. Need to go the the Baltimore visitor center and research activities before you go. Gotta get crab cakes. ... great museums and freedom walks. Free museum is a must to see. So much stuff I couldn't see it all. Free museum is Walter's Art Museum and FOrt McHenry were awesome. Need to go the the Baltimore visitor center and research activities before you go. Gotta get crab cakes. Didn't see Aquarium, baseball museum, children's museum, science center or the B&O railway because I am coming back with the family to check out these places. Will let you know and give an update. Recommended. Read More Read Less

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