Baltimore is Maryland’s thriving cultural center and at the Baltimore Museum of Art you can view 120,000 works of art from Picasso to Matisse and Cezanne.
Part of Chesapeake City is the original 19th century town restored to its past likeness. Also visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in Saint Michael’s for a look at one of Maryland’s famous lighthouses and a saltwater aquarium.
As Baltimore is one of the oldest cities in America, it is rumoured that past residents of the city still walk its streets. Take a ghost tour and see if you can feel the spirits of the past!
Baltimore’s inner harbor has a number of fun attractions: Harborplace, an enclosed complex of restaurants and shops; the Maryland Science Center; the National Aquarium and the U.S.S. Constellation, an early United States warship docked in the harbor.
Maryland’s first colonial settlement is St. Mary’s City, a village near present day Leonardtown.
Baltimore resident Mary Pichersgill made the American flag that flew over Ft. McHenry, inspiring Francis Scott Key to write the national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner.
The United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, was built in 1845 and includes a museum.