Baltimore is a beautiful place. Below are tourist attractions in Baltimore that you may want to visit.
The National Aquarium in Baltimore
The National Aquarium is an aquatic conservation and education organization with the mission to conserve the world’s aquatic natural resources. The National Aquarium may be found in Washington DC and Baltimore, Maryland. Together both facilities hold 16,000 animals living in naturalistic habitats. Both locations serve as tourist attractions to their home cities. People who visit the National Aquarium learn more about animals especially from those under the sea and are inspired to help conserve aquatic treasures.
The Maryland Zoo
The Maryland Zoo is built on 160 acres of land. It is the 3rd oldest zoo in the U.S. It takes care of over 1,500 birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals that represent around 200 species. This includes big animals such as giraffes, polar bears, elephants, lions and different families of big cats. All animals live in naturalistic environments that replicate their real habitats. This is one of the tourist attractions in Baltimore that should not be missed.
1st Mariner Arena
The 1st Mariner Arena is an indoor entertainment and sports facility that has greatly contributed to the prosperity and growth of Baltimore. It is under the management of SMG, a private management company from Philadelphia. With 11,000 seats facing a stage that is 58 ft. deep, 117 ft. wide and 42 ft tall, it has hosted many successful concerts from artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Janet Jackson, U2, George Strait, the Rolling Stones, Reba McEntire, Maxwell, Fleetwood Mac and many more.
It has also been a venue for sporting events where its seating capacity is extended to 14,000. It has been named as the highest grossing arena in the U.S.
Baltimore Convention Center
The Baltimore Convention Center (BCC) is one of the tourist attractions in Baltimore that should be visited. The BCC is a prime location for conventions and tradeshows which is owned and operated by the city. Attendees are overwhelmed with the view from the BCC which spans from Little Italy to the renowned Inner Harbor.
It is connected to the Hilton Baltimore which has 752 rooms. More expansions are on its way that is worth around $900 Million. The Baltimore Convention Center may be accessed by train and is conveniently located only 20 minutes away from the Baltimore International Airport.
Baltimore Museum of Art
The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to around 90,000 art works of world renowned 15th to 19th century, modern and contemporary art. They hold the biggest collection of works by Henri Matisse. In the BMA people will find European and American art as well as an assortment of art from Asia, the Pacific Islands and Africa. Twentieth century sculptures are displayed across its landscaped gardens. This is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Baltimore.
The Oriole Park, Walters Art Museum, Maryland Science Center and Fort McHenry are other tourist attractions in Baltimore that you can visit.