Free Things To Do
From family-friendly historical sites and the bustling Inner Harbor, to museums and monuments, Baltimore has a plethora of unique outdoor things to see and experience that are not only fun for the entire family - they're also free! When you're planning your next family visit, be sure to save time for these free things to do in Baltimore!
STROLL THE INNER HARBOR
The Inner Harbor is famous for its Promenade. Just follow the "yellow brick" road, well actually its the "red brick" road the goes around the Harbor. There you will discover several great parks along your path. The first is Pierce's Park, located at the Pier 5 Hotel where you can expand your imagination. The second one is West Shore Park where you can get your splash on! This park is located on the west end of the Inner Harbor. They are perfect places to create some family memories!
THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM OUTDOOR EXHIBIT
The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Waterfront Park is a 90,000-square-foot urban park that welcomes visitors to the Aquarium and Inner Harbor. It provides a beautiful and educational setting that explores Maryland’s diverse ecosystems—from the ocean, coastal plains, and Chesapeake Bay, through the Piedmont region, and west to the Allegheny mountains.
AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM
The exterior of the American American Visionary Art Museum is almost as interesting as what you'll find inside. The building is surrounded by unique and curious sculptures that you can explore for free and it's open 24/7. See art that is wacky, fun, and cool. This is a must do experience. The museum is located 800 Key Highway on the South end of the Inner Harbor
EDGAR ALLEN POE'S GRAVE
Edgar Allan Poe and his wife, Virginia Clemm, are buried in the Westminster Hall cemetery. While you're paying your respects to this great American writer, keep a look out for gravestones belonging to other prominent Maryland citizens. His grave is located at 515 W Fayette Street.
ORIOLES LEGENDS AND STATUE GARDEN
Now you can “meet” your favorite Orioles Hall of Famers. Oriole Park features six larger-than-life bronze statues that capture the likenesses of Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken, Jr. and Brooks Robinson. You’ll find the statues in the centerfield picnic area, but don’t forget to also take a stroll down Eutaw Street to get a look inside the stadium.