Visiting Baltimore’s Waterfront
The Inner Harbor is the center of activity for visitors to Baltimore. Baltimore’s harbor connects the city to the Chesapeake Bay. In the Inner Harbor area you’ll find the glass enclosed market of Harborplace, the National Aquarium, the recently restored U.S. Frigate Constellation, the Maryland Science Museum and Davis Planetarium, and Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The Baltimore Convention Center is located downtown, between the Inner Harbor and the Orioles Park baseball stadium. The address is One Pratt Street. Click here for a good map that shows where the convention center is located in relation to hotels and other downtown Baltimore features.
The Water Taxi connects Baltimore’s attractions and is a great way to get around. The Water Taxi stops at the Aquarium, Harborplace, the Maryland Science Center, Little Italy, Fells Point, and Fort McHenry.
Cruise Port and Harbor Cruises
Carnival, Royal Caribbean and a small-ship cruise line offer cruises from Baltimore, MD. Two of the most popular trips are Baltimore to Bermuda cruises and Chesapeake Bay Cruises. Baltimore cruises are a good option for the millions of Americans within driving distance of the port. Visit Baltimore Cruise Guide for information on Baltimore Cruises.
If you’d like to explore the Inner Harbor by water, visit our Baltimore Harbor Cruises page for sightseeing and dinner cruise options.
Baltimore Attractions: Learn more about things to see and do in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor area.
Featured Baltimore Hotels
You can stay close to everything the Inner Harbor has to offer at by choosing a well-located hotel. Some of the best-rated hotels in the Inner Harbor neighborhood include:
Four Seasons Baltimore – This luxury 5-star hotel sits on the East Harbor waterfront. The hotel’s waterfront pool overlooks Inner Harbor.
Sagamore Pendry Baltimore – This unique hotel is located in the historic Fell’s Point neighborhood, on the property that was once Baltimore’s recreation pier. The on-site Rec Pier Chop House serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore -Luxurious four-star hotel located along the west side Inner Harbor waterfront, close to the Maryland Science Center and about a 15 minute walk to Orioles Park at Camden Yard or to Baltimore Ravens games at M&T Bank Stadium.
Hampton Inn Baltimore Downtown Convention Center – This hotel is located across from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, making it a great choice for those going to a game.
Hyatt Place Baltimore Inner Harbor – Located between the Little Italy and Fell’s Point neighborhoods, east of the Inner Harbor. Rooms are spacious, with separate sleeping and living areas.
More Information About Baltimore
- Baltimore Museums
- Baltimore Water Taxi
- Fell’s Point Neighborhood
- Little Italy Neighborhood
- Professional Sports Teams
- Orioles Park at Camden Yards
- Baltimore Restaurants
- Shopping in Baltimore
- Baltimore Real Estate
- Traveler Reviews