The Traveler: Baltimore, MD Home of the Ravens

This weekend, the Packers travel to Baltimore to take on the Ravens in week 6. Known as the “Charm City”, here is everything you need to know about visiting.

Food

Baltimore has a wide variety of food, but they are most famous for their Chesapeake Bay cuisine. This features seafood specialites, mainly crab. Little Italy is also a great place to get authentic Italian food. If you are in the mood for Mexican, Federal Hill has some great resturants for that. Whatever you are in the mood for, Baltimore has great resturants for you.

Charleston

If you are looking for upscale dining, Charleston is the place to go. Located in Harbor East, Charleston is an award-winning resturant. Focused on contemporary, American cooking, chef Cindy Wolf, creates food with French influnce and low country cooking of South Carolina. They have a priced fixed menu where you can choose between three and six courses to try. The lobster soup is a favorite on the menu.

Al's Seafood

Al’s Seafood was named “best bargin seafood resturant” in Baltimore. Even with that name, the crab is unbeleavible. It is a family business that has been around for more than 60 years. A lot of the seafood is provided fresh from Baltimore, and much of their cusine is based on family recipies. The all you can eat crab is the best on the menu. You can even call and order the crab you want before you get there.

Places to Visit

Fell's Point

Fell’s Point is a National Register Historic District. The location on the waterfront makes it a great place to get seafood at a reasonable price. Peter’s Inn in the best resturant in Fell’s Point. There are also many bars and resturants, great for a night out. Rich with history, Fell’s Point features a one hour walking ghost tour and two hour haunted pub tour. 

National Aquarium

The National Aquarium is the most famous attraction in Baltimore. It opened in 1981, and features more than 16,000 creatures. The mission of the aquarium is not only show the creatures, but also teaches people to enjoy and respect marine world.

Maryland Science Center

The Marylad Science Center is one of the main attractions in Baltimore. The science center is a great way to learn about science and technology hands on. They have many different exhibits for people young and old. They also feature an IMAX and Planetarium to make the visit even more interesting.

Game Day

M&T Bank Stadium is the home of the Baltimore Ravens. Located at the south point of the Camden Yards, it has a great view of the city. Rich with Baltimore heritage, the stadium has state-of-the-art technology. The stadium was completed in 1998 and designed by the same artitect as the Oriole Park.

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