Destination guide

The vibrant city of Downtown Baltimore awaits you

Come and experience Downtown Baltimore and its art galleries, museums and live music. This cosmopolitan city is known for its baseball games, aquarium and monuments. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art and B&O Railroad Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Baltimore

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Baltimore a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Aquarium in Baltimore (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Top of the World Observation Level (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Clifton Park Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Maryland Zoo (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Mount Pleasant Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Baltimore

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown Baltimore is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Johnston Square (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • St. Mary's Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Patterson Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Federal Hill Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Frederick Douglass - Isaac Myers Maritime Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Barre Circle Historic District (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown Baltimore

The nearest airport is in Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Baltimore, MD (MTN-Martin State), which is 9.8 mi (15.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Baltimore Penn Station. You can see more of Downtown Baltimore by catching a ride on the metro at Johns Hopkins Hospital Station, Shot Tower-Market Place Station or University of Baltimore-Mount Royal Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 103 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 22 Houses to 60 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Canton: 79 holiday homes
  • Epping Forest: 20 holiday homes
  • Little Italy: 49 holiday homes
  • Winchester-on-the-Severn: 21 holiday homes
  • South Baltimore: 45 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rams Head Live: 353 holiday lettings
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Gravesite and Memorial: 346 holiday lettings
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library: 342 holiday lettings
  • Westminster Hall and Burying Ground: 347 holiday lettings
  • Port Discovery: 351 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 55 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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