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On the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore is a city brimming with history, culture and a skyline that boasts breathtaking views. From towering skyscrapers to tranquil waterfronts, there are countless vantage points from which to admire the beauty of Charm City. Whether you're a frequent visitor seeking a new perspective or someone exploring the city for the first time, here are some of the best spots to soak in the stunning views of Baltimore.

It’s said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here at Rachael’s Dowry Bed and Breakfast in Baltimore, our guests wake up to a two-course gourmet breakfast made from scratch with local and seasonal ingredients. The morning meal begins with fresh baked goods, fruit, yogurt, granola and the like, before moving onto the main dish.

We've long known that Baltimore is a vibrant and diverse travel destination — and now The New York Times agrees. The newspaper recently listed Charm City on its list of 52 Places to Go in 2024. Ranked as No. 14 on a list that includes places like Singapore, Morocco and the Albanian Alps, Baltimore finds itself in esteemed company — and rightfully so.

There's so much to see and do here in Baltimore — stroll along the Inner Harbor, view masterpieces at the Baltimore Museum of Art, catch a baseball game at Camden Yards, step back in  time at Fort McHenry... and the list goes on.

The holiday season is upon us, and every corner of Baltimore is alive with twinkling lights, joyous festivities and holiday cheer. In the northwest part of Charm City, one can't help but be captivated by the magical transformation of Druid Hill Park into a winter wonderland with events and activities that will bring out your inner Kris Kringle.

Baltimore is made up of more than 250 tight-knit neighborhoods that have shaped the city's history, culture and traditions. One of Baltimore's oldest neighborhoods, Mount Vernon, boasts a unique blend of 19th-century charm and modern vitality. Its cobblestone streets and elegant brownstones provide a picturesque setting year-round, but during the Christmas season, the neighborhood truly comes alive with the spirit of the holidays.

Are you ready to see and experience Baltimore like never before? If you're looking for a unique and thrilling way to explore this historic city, look no further than Charm City Helicopter Tours. With scenic flights and expert pilots, Charm City Helicopter Tours offers an unforgettable adventure that will have you soaring high above the Chesapeake Bay and Baltimore's iconic landmarks.

When you think of Baltimore, you might conjure up images of its vibrant Inner Harbor, historic neighborhoods and rich maritime history. However, beneath the surface of this bustling city lies a rich tapestry of ghostly tales and haunted history waiting to be explored. To explore Baltimore's unique blend of history and the supernatural, there are several ghost tours and haunted pub crawls that promise an unforgettable journey into the city's rich and often dark history.

When you visit Baltimore, don't expect to find one big homogeneous city. Instead, Charm City (as we affectionately call Baltimore) is made up of 250 small neighborhoods rich in their own history and culture. Put them all together and you have a city that's vibrant, diverse, creative and... well, charming.

With every autumn season, nature's magical transformation into a canvas of brilliant reds, oranges and yellows never disappoints. For leaf peepers and nature enthusiasts, the arrival of fall is highly anticipated for its vibrant foliage, which provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures. One of the best places near Baltimore to witness this colorful, seasonal display is Patapsco Valley State Park, Maryland's largest and oldest state park.