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The Baltimore area has memorable, unique places for kids of all ages and interests. Our city's attractions aren't generic, either; rather, the history, waterways and characters of the region infuse our places of interest. Whether your kids love learning about the past, the arts, marine life, watching sports, playing sports and even country life, Baltimore shines. Much of the area has been lovingly preserved to retain colonial and Civil War era buildings.
If you only have one day in town, the Inner Harbor has several venues within easy and safe walking distance, including the National Aquarium, Ripley's Believe It or Not, the Maryland Science Center, Geppi's Entertainment Museum and Orioles Park at Camden Yards. There are lots of places to rest and eat between them.
A few minutes' car drive, one water taxi trip or free Circulator bus trip away will take you to Ft. McHenry – site of the flag that inspired the authorship of our national anthem – as well as the American Visionary Art Museum and the Walters Art Gallery.
Our suburbs are wonderful places for kids to really run around and be, well, kids. Ripken Baseball is arguably the world's finest destination for kids' baseball, including camps and tournaments. Milburn Orchards in Elkton has corn mazes, a petting zoo and famous apple cider donuts.