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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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There Inner Harbor is a fun place. There are lots of shopping, museums, and restaurants in the area. It is also great to just sit and watch the boats, people and the water.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

There Inner Harbor is a fun place. There are lots of shopping, museums, and restaurants in the area. It is also great to just sit and watch the boats, people and the water.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We always visit the Inner Harbor on every trip to Baltimore. There's a little something for everyone. I love the shopping and there's plenty of great places to eat.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is very colorful and reflects a great deal of vision, order, municipal and architectural planning -- and arrangement. Tourists, office workers, convention attenders and city residents flock to its winding brick and pier-punctuated shore-scape in order to dine at restaurants, shop in various stores, visit museums, board vintage vessels moored at strategic points around the harbor, and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Came here with my husband to see the Inner harbor. It is a pretty area but has a lot of homeless people hanging around at night. There are a lot of restaurants to choose from around here. There are seemed to be a heavy police presence.

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Inner Harbor has it all, museum, attractions, fabulous restaurants, comfortable hotels, mass transit, sight seeing, malls, quaint shops and so much more. Great for families, couples, basically for everyone that likes to stay in one area and have it all!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Inner Harbor is good for families and single people as well. Very peaceful scenic area! It's sugar was a good place to visit as well as Ripleys Believe it or Not!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The inner harbor in Baltimore has something for everyone. From tall ships, outdoor entertainers, shopping, to fun activities for the entire family-.the Barnes and Noble in an old power plant building, fun boats to ride, a world class aquarium. Go a little south and its the historic Federal Hill; a little east and the luxury district Harbor East for world... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

I've lived in baltimore for many years so I truly know what the tourist traps are. The inner harbor is far from it! You can dine at amazing restaurants without breaking the bake, and just take in the fresh air. You have the world trade center, acquarium, shopping center, and of course the many historic landmarks. Try and come around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Baltimore before sailing on a Carribean cruise. Everywhere we visited was spotlesly clean. We had a meal in one of the food outlets in the Gallery Centre. Food was good and portions were massive. Went for a walk around the inner harbour and was plesently surprised how clean and modern everything was. We only stayed one night... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

There was so much to see. So much history. Great restaurants. It is very crowded but lots of activity.

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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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