Visiting Baltimore

Visiting Baltimore

As you begin your travel or workcation plans before summer travel costs increase, you will want to consider off-site options that the Annual Conference Local Advisory Committee (ACLAC) is planning before and after the traditional core days of general sessions, educational sessions and other meetings and events!

The 5 Educational Experiences will give you a taste of Baltimore and its rich history, including other parts of the MD/DC area! Space is limited! Be sure to purchase tickets when you register for the conference.

Official Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor. The hotel is walking distance to many transportation modes including Amtrak, dining options, historical places, shops and Camden Yards Stadium! Nearest airport is BWI

SAFETY! Read here about safety and requesting safety escorts.
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Our friend and partner, Olivia P. at Visit Baltimore, also shares other helpful links for getting around Baltimore:

Get to Know Baltimore! 

Destination Video

- Beneath the Shell Video: "Beneath the Shell" by Kondwani Fidel - YouTube

- Get Real with original song by Zadia: Get Real in Baltimore - YouTube

- Baltimore was voted one of the best places to travel in 2023 by AFAR: AFAR Article-Best Places to Travel in 2023

- Check out these FAQs: Facts & FAQs About Baltimore | Visit Baltimore

Culinary Exploration

- Check out some of the suggested copy in the Experience Playbook (first link, click “get the tools” on page 11)

- Hey Foodies: Food & Where to Eat in Baltimore | Visit Baltimore.  Contains various other links to things like crabs, kid friendly dining, international cuisine, and best seafood (check out the boxes at the bottom) and Gordon Ramsay Steak at Horseshoe Casino

- Only in Baltimore!  The crab cracking etc.: 13 Iconic Baltimore Foods to Try Right Now | Visit Baltimore

- Food Tours: Charm City Food Tours | Food Tours and Dine Arounds in and around Baltimore | Baltimore Food Tours | Fells Point, Mt. Vernon, Little Italy, Federal Hill, Hampden |

- Breweries: Baltimore Brew Tours - All-Inclusive, Guided Brewery Tours & Beer Events (

What To Do!

- Feature our guides page where people can browse itineraries by interest: Baltimore Travel Guide | Visit Baltimore.  There are guides for Families, Art Lovers, LGBTQ+, and more!

- Top things to do under $25: Free Things To Do in Baltimore | Visit Baltimore

- Check out the list at the bottom of this page for top 20 things to do in Baltimore: Things to Do in Baltimore | Visit Baltimore


- Fell’s Point Ghost Tours: #1 Rated Ghost Tour In Baltimore, MD - Baltimore Ghost Tours ( More Ghost tours and pub crawls: Baltimore Wicked History Tours, Pub Crawls, and Group Activities (

History, Landmarks & Historic Sites | Visit Baltimore- this page dives into so much history and historical sites in Baltimore

- Can't-Miss Baltimore Historic Sites | Visit Baltimore

- Edgar Allen Poe itinerary: Explore Edgar Allan Poe’s Baltimore Legacy | Visit Baltimore

African American History and Culture

- Baltimore's African American Culture & AFRAM | Visit Baltimore

- Black Owned Shops & Businesses | Visit Baltimore

BoP Pass | Visit Baltimore


- See how much development is going on in the city: Discover Baltimore's New Development Projects | Visit Baltimore

- Sagamore/Port Covington: Sagamore Spirit | Spring Fed Maryland Spirit

- Warner St District: Topgolf Baltimore and Horseshoe Baltimore Casino

- Lexington Market located about 4 blocks from the center has been recently opened and newly renovated!  The oldest public market in the US!

Waterfront Parks — Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore- Rash Field is on the harbor and has recently been completely renovated to include a super cool playground and skate park as well as a new amphitheater.  You might even catch a beach volleyball game! 


- Baltimore has over 200 different neighborhoods and you can explore many of them here: Guide to Neighborhoods in Baltimore | Visit Baltimore
- Neighborhoods that border the Inner Harbor area that are SUPER easy and quick to get to:

- A Tour of Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District | Visit Baltimore

- Federal Hill Baltimore Neighborhood Guide | Visit Baltimore

Fell’s Point Baltimore Neighborhood Guide | Visit Baltimore
Harbor East Baltimore Neighborhood Guide | Visit Baltimore

- Little Italy Baltimore Neighborhood Guide | Visit Baltimore

- and of course, the Inner Harbor: Baltimore Inner Harbor Visitor Center | Visit Baltimore