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Life in Baltimore


Our City

Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine campus is located in the heart of Baltimore, minutes from the Inner Harbor, Canton and Fells Point—a few of our well-known areas around town. Areas where you will enjoy unique shopping, amazing dining, exciting nightlife and cruising on the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Spirit of Baltimore! Visit Baltimore!


Our People

Baltimore’s diverse residents are what make this city unique. From street artists, entrepreneurs, friendly folks dedicated to their city, neighborhoods and our sports teams, you can’t get any better than this!


Our Sports

Home to a variety of sports arenas from the Baltimore Ravens, the Baltimore Orioles, the Baltimore Blast, Pimlico Race Course, home to the Preakness, middle jewel of the Triple Crown! Come be a part of it!


Our Culture

The creative spirit in Baltimore extends far beyond the walls of Hopkins. A large community of artists and musicians call Baltimore home and have shaped the amazing street art and quirky offbeat humor that can be found throughout the city. Whether it’s a museum you desire or theatre is your love, Baltimore has it! Visit the Baltimore Museum of Art, the American Visionary Art Museum, Hippodrome and Center Stage to name a few.


Our National Parks

Enjoy guided tours, hiking, biking and camping at many of our National Parks, including Fort McHenry, birthplace of our National Anthem. Too many to list, visit Maryland National Parks.


Our Restaurants

Famous for our steamed crabs and crab cakes – they are simply the best! You’ve got to try them! Visit a couple of our favorite crab houses Phillips Seafood and Bo Brooks for award-winning crabs! Seafood not your thing, don’t fret there’s never a shortage of great restaurants! Baltimore has something for everyone! Check out the Best Restaurants of 2014!