Charm City — A Weekend in Baltimore!

Group 6 Baltimore, Maryland
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
$, $$, $$$

About the location

Often overshadowed by Washington D.C., many people don't know that Baltimore has a rich culture + incredible food scene. The locals call Baltimore "Charm City," and after visiting there, you'll definitely see why!

In my guide, you'll find:

  • Best restaurants for every meal you can think of (including where to find crab)
  • A breakdown of the neighborhoods — there are so many!
  • Nightlife - where to go out
  • Hidden gems that only a local would know about (hint: Baltimore has a beach!)
  • What to pack
  • How to get around the city
  • + More!

Guide Highlights


I included five pages of the best places to eat/go out. You won't go hungry, that's for sure!


Baltimore's gems are often overshadowed by its crime rate. In my guide I go over the best neighborhoods to stay in and areas to avoid!

Guide Summary

Did you know that Baltimore is one of the oldest cities in the United States? It's also a popular filming destination - think House of Cards, the Wire, Hairspray (Gooood morning, Baltimore!) and more!

A week after I graduated from college, I moved to Baltimore and lived there for almost two years. I had never been to the East Coast before, so I was fascinated by how old and different the city felt compared to the Midwest!

While living there, I spent a huge part of my free time trying out new restaurants and exploring the city. In my guide I included my favorite lesser-known haunts as well as where I'd bring friends/family when they came to visit.

Whether it's the crab or the natty boh, I hope you see the "charm" in Charm City!

Featured in this guide

Local food
Photo spots
Group 31 Museums
Foodie favorites
Group 39 Art
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 38 Bike-friendly
Group 32 Historical
Group 36 Shopping
Group 33 Walkable
Group 13 Public transportation

Great for these trips

Cultural / Historical
Family with kids
Girls / Guys Trip
Family without kids
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Josie Raczynski

    Josie Raczynski

    Lover of big hikes, small cafes and eating dessert first. Originally from Minnesota, I now live in Bozeman, Montana, where I love to camp, ski (backcountry and resort), hike, and trail run.

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