Summer is the perfect time of year to explore all the amazing attractions the city of Baltimore has to offer. Highlighting some of Charm City’s most popular draws, the Baltimore Business Journal created an online tour of the “Top 25 Tourist Attractions in Greater Baltimore.”

The USCGC Taney, the last warship still afloat from the attack on Pearl Harbor. Photo Courtesy of the Baltimore Business Journal

Cultural havens including the American Visionary Art Museum, the Walters Art Museum, the Lyric, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Hippodrome, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra all receive recognition as well as the popular outdoor art festivals, Artscape and Light City. Nods to Baltimore’s past shine at the B&O Railroad Museum and Fort McHenry. Newcomers to the area, the Live! Casino and Hotel in Arundel Mills and the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore take the number one and three spots with 10 million and 4 million visitors in 2017 respectively. Click here for the full list of Top 2017 Tourist Attractions by the BBJ.

The Roundhouse at the B&O Railroad Museum circa 1884. Photo Courtesy of the B&O Railroad Museum

It is difficult to capture all the incredible locations and events in our fine city in just one list. Perfect for a staycation, catching a game, entertaining out-of-towners, or just an evening on the town, Baltimore thrives as a cultural hub and foodie mecca. To view more sites around Baltimore or to be inspired for your next visit, also check out BmoreInterested’s “My Baltimore” online tour, a fantastic compilation of some of our city’s finest offerings!

Orioles Park at Camden Yards. Photo Courtesy of