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Inner Harbor

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Neighbourhood: Inner Harbor
As featured in One Day in Baltimore
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Address: 401 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21202
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+1 877-225-8466
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

One of America's oldest seaports dating from the 1600s is today an...

One of America's oldest seaports dating from the 1600s is today an important landmark and popular tourist destination. Park your car and follow the brick promenade through this bustling complex of eateries, stores, museums, entertainment and children's attractions. Sample the fresh seafood right out of Chesapeake Bay.

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If your in Baltimore you must stroll the Inner Harbor

One of the nicest downtowns in America. Shops, sights, shopping, and eats. The Inner Harbor is Baltimore and vice versa.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
mike p
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is basically a bunch of national chain restaurants and mall stores arrayed around a body of water. The girl watching is also uninspired as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the nicest downtowns in America. Shops, sights, shopping, and eats. The Inner Harbor is Baltimore and vice versa.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great way to spend the day. Great place to walk around and shop, grab some lunch or pick up a few unique gifts. Be sure to Wear comfortable shoes because there is a lot of walking (I usually carry a backpack with a few bottles of water and a few snacks because everything is way over priced). Restaurants tend to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So many shops and restaurants! Great place to visit in the warm seasons. Lots of people and things to see and do. Everyone should check it out if they are in the Baltimore area. Nearby hotels make it convenient to stay overnight and close to the harbor.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to hang around on a cool day friendly little shops. The ships are great to visit. A must stop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Inner Harbor was a great place to hang out for New Years. We started at the PowerPlant area and made our way down to the Inner Harbor for the fireworks! Such a neat, clean place! I enjoyed my time here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a great example of a redevelopment project that has remained very popular with tourists. Lots of restaurants, great walking around the active harbor, the National Aquarium, overall great experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have relatives who live near Baltimore and every time we come to visit (about every 3-4 years), we come to the Inner Harbor. If the weather is nice, it is a great place to stroll, eat and shop. Every time we visit, we discover new shops or places to eat. Wish we could visit more often so that I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the Inner Harbor several times a year. There are lots of food choices. If you prefer simply dining, the Inner Harbor has lots of choices or if you prefer dining the restaurants are wonderful.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the aquarium, mainly. Then I wanted to show out guest the malls and have dinner. Well the "malls" around inner harbor at being remodeled & there are only a few stores and restaurants. For a place I have LOVED going to 30 years, I hope it can turn around and be great agin. The ice staring rink... More 


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There are many tourists there in the summer but at lunch time you will see many of the office workers come with their bagged lunches and sit on the steps and enjoy their lunch. I lived in Balto and the inner harbor is an attraction for us that live there too!. It's wonderful to go to dinner at night with the family or to go and just sit and watch the boats and the bands that play outside. Some people even dance. The Orioles baseball stadium is right there and its a magnificent field. Fort Mchenry is a great place for school age children and show them right where Francis Scott Key was when he wrote the star bangled banner and the bunkers that were built to watch for the enemy. Field trips from area school's took us as a classroom there many times. A boat tour takes you up one side and down the other of the Chesapeake and tells you all the history along the way. Even takes you over an underground tunnel that cars go thru everyday. They built those fantastic hotels in walking distance for the tourist and the prices are not outrages. The big aquarium is there plus you are only 1 hour from DC to take in all the sights and history that has been preserved there. Most places people go on vacation are touristy so please don't miss out on the inner harbor and also the history of things right there in that city. Fells point is very nice if you like to shop little antique stores. My friend and I had lunch and shopped there many times. It has a huge farmers market with all fresh produce great if you live there. What time of year did you go badbloke? I sorry if you didn't find it pleasant with less people.

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