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Visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore, on East Pratt Street, considered to be one of Baltimore's greatest attractions, where you can see amazing and colorful exhibits of weird-looking or beautiful, cute, little fish, as well as scary sharks or impressive large sea creatures.

 

Find out more about physics, astrology and marine biology at the Maryland Science Center, which can be found on Light Street. The exhibits offered here include items like 3-dimensional nebula models, or the gigantic meteor, hanging from the ceiling of the main hall. The local main attraction, however, seems to be Chesapeake Bay estuary exhibit, which features several tanks, filled with live creatures.

 

Admire beautiful art work displays at the Baltimore Museum of Art, situated on Art Museum Drive, a popular spacious museum, where you can see Oceanic and American Indian art, a beautiful sculpture garden, as well as Early Modern masterpieces.

 

Spend a fun day out with the family at the Riverside Park, located on Covington Street, where, during July and August, children can swim for a dollar a day in the enormous public swimming pool. There are also plenty of benches fro you to sit and watch the little ones play, including a great, shady spot, for picnic lunches, just in case the kids get hungry, while having fun.

 

Sports & outdoor events

The Annual Baltimore Running Festival Race Day happens in October and consists of a full marathon, a half-marathon, a team relay, a 5k race and a kids fun run, taking runners though the many diverse neighborhoods in Baltimore, including through the historic Federal Hill, the scenic Inner Harbor waterfront area and through the charming Fells Point. The race limit is 5000 and all participants must be over 16 and able to finish the course in 7 hours.

 

This is the information that first-marathoners should known about this annual running festival in Baltimore: `There is $4,000 total up for grabs in this special category for runners who are completing their first full marathon. All non-elite males who finish under 3:25:00 and all non-elite females who finish under 3:55:00 will split $2,000 per gender equally`.

 

Festivals

The list of popular annual festivals and fairs in Baltimore includes the Annual Fells Point Festival, celebrated in October, which began 40 years ago, as a small neighborhood festival, kept in order to raise money to prevent the damaging of the waterfront neighborhood, by a planned interstate.

 

Today, the Fells Point Festival is one of the largest and most popular celebrations in Baltimore, attracting more than 700 000 guests, every year, who come here for the fun-filled weekend which also features delicious food and plenty of music and drinks.

 

Nightlife

There are plenty of options from where to choose, when it comes to spend a fun night out in Baltimore. Among the most popular nightspots in the city, party-lovers have placed the 13th Floor on E Chase Street, the Admiral's Cup on Thames Street, Ale Mary's on Fleet Street, Allegro on Cathedral Street, the Angels Rock Bar on Market Place, Antney's Bar & Grill located on Eastern Avenue, and Arcos Mexican Restaurant & Bar which can be found on South Broadway.

 

If live music is your thing, then the Cat's Eye Pub, on Thames Street, is the place for you to be in, after the night sets in Baltimore. This Baltimore popular spot is considered to be perfect place, if you want to listen to quality live music, during your stay, featuring various genres, including jazz, authentic Irish folk music, zydeco and blues.