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See & Do MUSEUMS, ATTRACTIONS, SPORTS AND MORE Attractions Amusement Park Six Flags America- Washington, DC/Baltimore 13710 Central Ave., Bowie, MD; 301-249-1500; SixFlags.com/America A theme park located right outside our nation’s capital, featuring coasters, rides, shows and a waterpark; also offering banquet and catering facilities. Cylburn Arboretum 4915 Greenspring Ave.; 410-396-0180; CylburnAssociation.org A public garden/nature preserve of 200+ acres with trails through a piedmont forest, man-made wetlands and a historic mansion. 200 S. Linwood Ave.; 410-396-9392; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/ Facilities-Rec-Parks/Skating-Center A full-size rink with a warm-up room, fireplace, concession stand and skate shop; offers ice hockey and skating sessions, October through March. Baltimore Summer Antiques Show 333 Clematis St., Ste. 201, West Palm Beach, FL; 561-822-5440; BaltimoreSummerShow.com At the Convention Center in late August, the show features 400+ international dealers and an Antiquarian Book Fair. Baltimore Visitor Center 401 Light St.; 1-877-BALTIMORE; Baltimore.org/Article/Baltimore- Visitor-Center Located at the Inner Harbor’s western promenade, your source for all things Baltimore: information, brochures, maps, tickets to museums, attractions and sightseeing tours as well as a gift shop. Also view “The Baltimore Experience” in the theater. Carrie Murray Nature Center 1901 Ridgetop Rd.; 410-396-0808; CarrieMurrayNatureCenter.org Explore nature and learn about thousands of animals and insects native to Baltimore; located in historic Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park. Carroll Park 1500 Washington Blvd.; 410-685-8344; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/ Parks/CarrollPark Features a spectacular outdoor skating facility, nine-hole golf course, athletic fields and a neighborhood playground. The Charm City Circulator 417 E. Fayette St.; 410-350-0456; CharmCityCirculator.com Serving visitors, residents and employees with fast, convenient, energy-efficient transportation in and around downtown. Clean-energy buses arrive approximately every 10 minutes. Chessie Paddle Boats and the Electric Boats, Pirate Ships of Baltimore, in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor 2801 Harford Rd.; 410-243-3500; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/Parks/Clifton-Park Home to an 18-hole golf course and clay tennis courts, with a rolling topography recalling its history as an English landscape garden. Baltimaze Escape Rooms 3301 Waterview Ave.; 410-396-3840; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/Boathouse A venue for meetings, special events and more with a view of the downtown skyline, located minutes from the Inner Harbor. 46 Clifton Park Dominic “Mimi” DiPietro Family Skating Center Baltimore Rowing and Resources Center Piers 1, 2 & 3, Historic Ships In Baltimore, 301 E. Pratt St.; 410-528- 1060; BaltimorePaddleBoats.org Have fun and get a good workout by paddling around in a “Chessie” paddle boat or coast and steer in the “Pirate Ships of Baltimore!” Boats are a program of Living Classrooms Foundation. B A LT I M O R E . O R G Port Discovery Children’s Museum 400 W. Lexington St.; 410-685-6169; LexingtonMarket.com Since 1782, the market has offered meats, seafood, produce, international cuisine, prepared food and on-site dining from 130 merchants’ stalls; affordable catered meeting facilities are available. 35 Market Pl.; 410-727-8120; PortDiscovery.org Offers three floors of educational and interactive exhibits, programs and activities for children up to age 10. Maryland 9/11 Memorial Attractions 31 Light St., Ste. 201; 410-646-8664; BaltimazeEscape.com Experience our real-life, collaborative escape games with friends or colleagues. Sixty minutes of brain- teasing fun awaits! Great for corporate team-building events. Lexington Market Druid Hill Park 900 Druid Park Lake Dr.; 410-396-7070; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/Parks/Druid-Hill Baltimore’s first large municipal park, Druid Hill is known for shady lawns, rolling hills, picturesque water features and majestic trees. Enoch Pratt Free Library 400 Cathedral St.; 410-396-5395; PrattLibrary.org Provides equal access to information and services that support, empower and enrich all who pursue knowledge, education, cultural enrichment and lifelong learning. Federal Hill Main Street, Inc. 42 E. Cross St.; 410-727-4500; FedHill.org This 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation was created to revitalize this downtown business district in ways that meet the needs of the community and bring tourists into the area, while preserving the unique historic character of Federal Hill. Fell’s Point Main Street 1632 Aliceanna St.; 410-675-8900; FellsPointMainStreet.org We promote the commercial district by hosting multiple large-scale street festivals and monthly promotions. Hampden Village Merchants Association 3620 Falls Rd.; 410-662-4444; HampdenMerchants.com Keeping the Greater Hampden community of mostly independent and locally-owned shops, restaurants and businesses safe, unique and beautiful. Harbor East 401 E. Pratt St., World Trade Center; 410-767-6544; MSAC.org/ 911-Memorial-Maryland Inspired by a 9/11 artifact: three 22-foot-long twisted and torn steel columns from the Twin Towers. Maryland Historical Society 201 W. Monument St.; 410-685-3750; MDHS.org One of the nation’s oldest cultural institutions, founded in 1844. Its many treasures include the original manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Maryland Science Center 601 Light St.; 410-685-5225; MarylandScienceCenter.org Overlooks the Inner Harbor and features three levels of hands-on exhibits; save time for an IMAX film or Planetarium show. The Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Druid Hill Park; 410-396-7102; MarylandZoo.org Home to more than 1,500 exotic mammals, birds and reptiles in a historic, 180-acre setting. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Arundel Mills, Hanover, MD; 443-755-0011; MedievalTimes.com Feast on a four-course meal and watch spectacular pageantry, exquisite horsemanship and authentic medieval jousting; find local discounts at MedievalTimes.com/VisitBaltimore. Mission Escape Rooms 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Space 156, Hanover, MD; 410-540-5110; MissionEscapeRooms.com A real-life escape experience designed for small groups of 1-10 people. Work together as a team to escape from a locked room in 50 minutes or less by finding clues and solving puzzles. Mount Pleasant Ice Arena 6101 Hillen Rd.; 443-984-4075; BCRP. BaltimoreCity.gov/Facilities-Rec-Parks/ Ice-Arena Full-size rink offering public skating, ice hockey, sled hockey and skating lessons—perfect for private parties and group rentals. National Aquarium 501 E. Pratt St., Pier 3; 410-576-3869; Aqua.org Stunning exhibits, 20,000+ aquatic animals and Blacktip Reef make this Inner Harbor destination Baltimore’s most popular attraction; buy tickets online at Aqua.org. National Katyn Memorial Foundation 650 S. Exeter St., Ste. 200; 410-779-4700; HarborEast.com Baltimore’s premier waterfront entertainment-lifestyle destination, offering the city’s best restaurants, retail and entertainment establishments. President St.; 410-960-6890; KatynBaltimore.com This outdoor sculpture by Andrew Pitynski at Katyn Circle in Harbor East is dedicated to all mistreated prisoners of war. Heavy Seas Brewery 4615 Hollins Ferry Rd., Halethorpe, MD; 410-247-7822; HeavySeasBeer.com Baltimore’s largest craft brewery and makers of ExtrAARGHnary beer since 1995. 2601-A E. Baltimore St.; 410-662-7158; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/Parks/ Patterson-Park Home to one of two ice rinks in the city, the park athletic fields are popular with neighborhood schools and churches. Horseshoe Baltimore Patterson Park Boat Lake 1525 Russell St.; 443-931-4200; HorseshoeBaltimore.com An urban casino with video lottery terminals, table games, off-track betting, a WSOP room, authentic Charm City food outlets, three premier restaurants and multiple bars/lounges. Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens 3100 Swann Dr., in Druid Hill Park; 410- 396-0008; RawlingsConservatory.org Features year-round displays of plants in the 1888 Palm House, the Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House and Desert House. Patterson Park Eastern and Milton Ave.s; 410-396-9392; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/Parks/ Patterson-Park An open-water and wetland habitat for fish, waterfowl and songbirds; features seasonal events each year. Pigtown Main Street 763 Washington Blvd.; 443-908-7038; HistoricPigtown.org A friendly place to live or visit, Pigtown Main Street offers a vibrant community, local shops and great eats—all steps from downtown Baltimore. Power Plant/The Cordish Company 601 E. Pratt St., The Power Plant; 410-752-5444; Cordish.com The preeminent Inner Harbor dining/ retail complex features Phillips Seafood, Barnes & Noble, Hard Rock Cafe, Dick’s Last Resort and more. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Baltimore 301 Light St., Light St. Pavilion; 443-615-7878; Ripleys.com/Baltimore Features hundreds of unbelievable interactive exhibits, a 4-D moving theater and the Marvelous Mirror Maze. Sail Baltimore 3720 Dillon St.; 410-522-7300; SailBaltimore.org Produces a free annual program of visiting ships from around the world. Skatepark of Baltimore 1201 W. 36th St.; 410-916-5570; SkateparkOfBaltimore.com A public concrete destination skatepark in Roosevelt Park in Hampden. Free to ride. Open sun up to sun down. Station North Arts and Entertainment District 1 W. North Ave.; 410-962-7075; StationNorth.org Ensures the district builds on its national reputation as a creative hub and maintains its appeal to a diverse population. Top of the World Observation Level 27th Fl., World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt St.; 410-837-VIEW; ViewBaltimore.org Enjoy spectacular, unforgettable views from the top of the world’s tallest pentagonal building. Upton Boxing Center 1901 Pennsylvania Ave.; 443-984-2588; BCRP.BaltimoreCity.gov/UptonBoxing Features a boxing ring, punching bags, heavy bags, a full weight room and showers. Boat Cruises American Sailing Tours Inner Harbor Marina, 400 Key Hwy.; 844-595-8860; AmericanSailingTours.com Explore with 90-minute day and night tours and private charters aboard the Schooner Summer Wind. Baltimore Spirit Cruises 575 S. Charles St., Ste. 501; 888-741-0283; SpiritCruises.com Enjoy year-round sailing on the enclosed, climate-controlled, beautifully renovated Spirit of Baltimore and the Inner Harbor Spirit. Also offers 50-minute sightseeing cruises, April-September. Cruises on the Bay by Watermark At the Finger Piers, 555 Light St.; 410-268-7600; CruisesOnTheBay.com Cruise the Inner Harbor and beyond with a narrated, 45-minute tour highlighting history and local attractions; offers group discounts and charters. KOLR Baltimore Electric Boat Rental 40 International Dr.; 443-949-2855; BaltimoreBoatRental.com You be the captain on board a 22-foot electric boat! Cruise the Inner Harbor with your own food, drink and music; 10-passenger limit. Pride of Baltimore, Inc. 1240 Key Highway; 410-539-1151; Pride2.org Reproduction of a War of 1812-era privateer, promoting historical maritime education; a unique experiential learning platform and symbol of American history.