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Baltimore has a team of Major League Baseball, the Orioles, who play in the beautiful Camden Yards, a few blocks from the Inner Harbor. It also has a football team in the NFL, the Ravens, who play in a stadium just south of Camden Yards. It also has two horse racing tracks to race, including the famous Pimlico track, which is the birthplace of world famous horse Preakness. Baltimore will have many opportunities to see some great sports event.
Baltimore has a symphony orchestra and opera company. It has several theaters in the area, including two dinner theaters. There are dozens of art galleries and museums in the city, with some unusual and interesting, as the National Cryptologic Museum, the Antique Toy Museum, the Museum of Dentistry and the collection of Afro-American Nanny Jack.
Getting to Baltimore
You can go to Baltimore by car from New York City or Philadelphia, take Interstate 95 south. It is only four hours from New York City and two hours from Philadelphia. From Washington D.C. Travel by car is less than an hour north on Highway 95, or a little longer if you take the Baltimore Washington Parkway or an old route. You can also fly into Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI), located about half an hour from downtown. There are many public transportation options from BWI to downtown Baltimore. You can take the MARC train, the light rail, AMTRAK passenger train, bus or private transport vans or taxis.
As a European, a fact that you see a baseball game, and Camden Yards was a great place to see. Is clean and tidy and has a great selection of food and beverages for the party. The seats were good, and the show and everything around quite fascinating. I enjoyed the rules explained to me by an American friend and at the end of the game, I understand most of the activities. With the exception of the 7th inning stretch. That was weird.
If you go by car, sign, and a designated driver and get two free drinks.
It is also half the name of the current home of the Baltimore Orioles American League, its name is Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The first field specifically called Oriole Park was built in a square block bounded by 10th Street (later 29th), York Road (Greenmount latest one), 9th Street (later 28th) and Barclay. This served as the home of major league American Association entry only briefly, during 1890 and part of 1891. Read the rest of this entry »