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Baltimore is a culturally rich city that blends American history with modern innovation. You will find something for everyone, from high-end luxury to quaint communities. In addition to having a unique personality, each neighborhood has a few attractions, restaurants, shops, and entertainment. This guide will help you decide which neighborhoods are a must-visit for your trip to Baltimore.

Neighborhoods To Explore In Baltimore - Inner Harbor

Inner Harbor

The Inner Harbor area of Baltimore is well-known for being the center of this waterfront city. There are several restaurants, bars, attractions, and entertainment. You can stroll along the promenade and admire the yachts. Notable attractions in Inner Harbor are the National Aquarium and the Maryland Science Center. Tours are also available for the many retired military warships that are docked in the harbor. You could also climb to the top of the Baltimore Lighthouse and take in the city from the World Observation deck.

Harbor East

To experience luxury, head to the Harbor East neighborhood. You will find world-class restaurants serving Michelin Star-worthy dishes. There is plenty of shopping at luxe boutiques. Enjoy a spa treatment that gives you a sumptuous experience. The waterfront views in Harbor East are some of the best in Baltimore.

Mount Vernon

Another high-end neighborhood in Baltimore is Mount Vernon. It has an upscale elegance with old grand mansions from the days of the industrialists. The neighborhood is a National Landmark Historic District. When visiting, there are several shops, restaurants, and museums. For visitors, there are several attractions, including the Washington Monument, Walters Art Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, and Maryland Center for History & Culture.

Fells Point

For lively nightlife, Fells Point is the place to go for visitors to Baltimore. However, true to Baltimore’s Charm City nickname, Fells Point has a hidden charm. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Baltimore. Look beyond the waterside restaurants and chic boutiques. You will find quaint cobblestone streets and cozy buildings. Enjoy a glimpse at what Baltimore was like during the height of its shipbuilding days. Attractions in Fells Point include the first African American-owned shipyard in the country and the oldest-standing residence in Baltimore City.

Federal Hill

If you visit Baltimore during the summer, then Federal Hill is the neighborhood to visit. The large hill is ideal for watching the Fourth of July fireworks. Spread out a blanket or bring chairs to relax as you spend the evening outdoors. You will have sweeping views of the Inner Harbor. Lining the historic streets are traditional brick rowhomes and local shops. There are several attractions to visit in Federal Hill. Tour the American Visionary Art Museum, Cross Street Market, and Baltimore Museum of Industry. Federal Hill is also next to Locust Point. This is where Fort McHenry is located.

Little Italy

For a tight community feel, visit Little Italy. Many of the families in this neighborhood have lived here for generations. You will find some of the best Italian restaurants in the city. This also includes cafes serving delectable desserts. Events regularly occur in Little Italy, allowing you to mingle with the locals and soak up the culture.

Book your stay at Roost Baltimore and start exploring the unique personalities of these wonderful neighborhoods.