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Best Weekend Getaways From NYC

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The best way to travel the just over 200 miles between NYC and Boston for a weekend getaway is by Amtrak train. It takes less time and has far less hassles than driving or flying.

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Family Things to Do in Baltimore

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sobinnerharborBaltimore is a historic seaport with a wide variety of attractions. When visiting the Charm City on vacation, consider these top family friendly destinations.

Port Discovery is an award-winning attraction just a brief walk from the wonderful shops and eateries of the Inner Harbor. The facility is Baltimore’s top museum for children. Inside, you will find a three-story tree house and jungle gym as well as a wide variety of engaging exhibits. The museum provides a fascinating atmosphere where your children can explore their environment.

The National Aquarium is one of the finest facilities of its kind in the world. The 65,000-square-foot aquarium attracts more than one million visitors each year. Children can see a live dolphin show as well as exhibits that display sea creatures from various parts of the globe.

The Maryland Science Center is one of the jewels of the Inner Harbor. In addition to its three levels of interactive science exhibits, the award-winning museum is also home to a planetarium and IMAX theater. Children can learn about dinosaurs, the human body and outer space as well as blue crabs, an iconic symbol of Maryland.

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Spirit Cruises of Baltimore Discount Coupon Code & Reservations

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bayladySpirit Cruises of Baltimore is a wonderful way to enjoy lively entertainment and a delicious meal while viewing the sites that surround the Inner Harbor. You can experience live performances and a variety of musical selections from Baltimore’s rising stars and top DJs. The multi-hour tour around the city’s historic seaport enables you to view numerous local landmarks, such as the National Aquarium, the USS Constellation and the Chesapeake Lightship.

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Notable neighborhoods along the route include Canton, Fells Point and Federal Hill. Canton is home to Maryland’s Korean War Memorial and waterfront residences constructed during the Civil War. Fell’s Point has served as the setting for films and television shows, such as Homicide: Life on the Street. The pedestrian friendly neighborhood has received national recognition for its amenities and preservation efforts. Federal Hill was named to commemorate the celebrations that occurred on the site when the U.S. Constitution was ratified.

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SeaDog Baltimore Coupons and Review

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seadog-frontEmbark upon a thrilling, 50-minute SeaDog Cruise for a one-of-a-kind tour of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. You will feel the spray and refreshing breeze as you view several historic landmarks in a high-speed motorboat on the Patapsco River. Passengers will enjoy amazing views of the Maryland Science Center, the USS Constellation, Ft. McHenry and the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Located at Baltimore’s popular Inner Harbor, the science center is a glass façade building that features a planetarium and numerous interactive exhibits. The wooden-hulled Constellation is the last sail-only vessel designed by the U.S. Navy. She served in the African Squadron, which was established to disrupt the slave trade. The vessel and her crew emancipated more than 700 Africans.

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Free Things to Do in Baltimore

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Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland and the sixth largest city in the country. The Star Spangled Banner was written in the city of Baltimore, and the city is known for its great museums. There are many museums and attractions in Baltimore that will not cost you a penny for admission. Here are the top free things to do in Baltimore:

The Walters Art Museum

This world-renowned art museum is home to an impressive collection of art. You can see international works that include ancient Egypt and modern Europe. You can see mummies, sculptures, paintings, suits of armor, jewelry and much more. There are spears, swords, daggers and muskets that go back centuries. Located north of the Inner Harbor, general admission to the museum is free.

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