Tourism Tuesdays


Tourism Tuesdays: Edgar Allen Poe Grave and Memorial

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

Screen shot 2014-10-15 at 12.20.43 PM What: Edgar Allen Poe Grave and Memorial

Where: 515 W Fayette St. Baltimore, MD 21201

“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.” ~Edgar Allen Poe

Did you know that renowned American poet, Edgar Ellen Poe, was one of Baltimore’s most famous residents? If you enjoy Poe’s work, or simply want to venture into history, pay a visit to Edgar Allen Poe’s gravesite and memorial. But don’t forget to bring a penny! Tradition tells that school children started collecting pennies to buy the poet a more proper grave, and since the 1870’s, visitors have been leaving pennies at on the grave to carry on and remember this thoughtful tradition! Find out more here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: House Tour of Federal Hill

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

sm_INSIDEFEDHILLLOGOweb_10552 What: House Tour of Federal Hill

Where: Federal Hill Main Street Office , 42 E. Cross St., Baltimore, MD 21210

When: November 1st, 2014
Get an insider’s view of historic Federal Hill on these wonderful House Tours! Move at your own pace during these self-guided tours and explore the variety of houses located in South Baltimore. Modern, classical, eclectic, and professional décor will all be seen along the way, and who knows? Maybe you’ll be inspired to make some own homely adjustments for your own humble abode. Find out more here!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Penguin Coast Exhibit

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

underwater What: Penguin Coast Exhibit

Where: Maryland Zoo

When: Sept. 27- Oct. 31st, 2014

When you think of penguins, you probably think of icebergs, polar bears, and movies about a happy little tap-dancer. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is showing penguins in a whole new light with their latest exhibit, Penguin Coast, a South-Africa-inspired habitat for African penguins, a penguin species unique to the African continent. Not only will the exhibit allows guests to get a much closer look at the adorable birds with its underwater viewing, wave action, and water features, but it will also provide resources for penguin housing, breeding, and care that will assist this endangered species. To find out more, visit the Maryland Zoo website!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Evergreen Museum & Library

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

Evergreen_Museum__Library_Baltimore-300x225What: Evergreen Museum & Library

Where4545 North Charles Street

The Evergreen Museum is just located right next to Loyola! It has a beautiful garden attached with an equally beautiful building. This building was owned by Baltimore’s Garrett family who ruled the railroads back in the day. So, you can guess how beautiful this house is on the inside! You are welcome to tour this beautiful home or just enjoy the grounds. (Fun Fact: Netflix’s House of Cards was filmed there.)

Find out more from their website!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Rawlings Conservatory

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

87326170What: Rawlings Conservatory

Where: 3100 Swann Dr

Flowers and Plants and Trees! Oh my! So many natural beauties surround and fill this beautiful building. Want to get a peek of nature at its finest? You should come here and check out the seasonal blooms they have growing!

Find out more info from their website!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Baltimore Trolley Tours

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

zzdata-trolley_tour_10What: Baltimore Trolley Tours

Where: Baltimore Visitor Center

Tour Baltimore with a San Francisco flare in these Raven’s purple trolleys. Enjoy the comfort of these climate controlled trolleys while seeing the historic sites of Baltimore city. This 90 minute tour will give you everything you need to know about the great city of Baltimore!

Find out more from their website!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Spirit Expeditions

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

1395705738What: Spirit Expeditions

Where: Inner Harbor

When: Every Friday and Saturday

Wanna get spooked in Baltimore? Spirit Expeditions can get shivers sent down your spine by bringing you on a two hour tour of our city. This tour will equipped you with creepy urban legends and serial killer stories. You can even stop and search for ghosts!

Find out more from their website!



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Tourism Tuesday: Urban Pirates

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

logoWhat: Urban Pirates

Where: 912 S. Ann Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

AHOY! There is a way to see the Inner Harbor like a true sea dweller and it’s with Urban Pirates. There’s opportunities to take the family out, throw a birthday bash, and, for all you 21+ people, a possibility to party like a pirate! Make sure you come ready and dressed in your best pirate attire. Welcome aboard!

More information about Urban Pirates on their website!



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Tourism Tuesdays: Patterson Park Pagoda

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

patterson-park-pagodaWhat: Free movie

Where: Patterson Park

When: September 5th, 2014

Come see the city from a different view! As one of the oldest parks in Baltimore it has so much history. This friday, September 5th, the park is hosting a free movie: The Sandlot. Bring a blanket and some friends and the rest is provided! Free popcorn and a fun time.

For more information on the park visit their website here.



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Tourism Tuesdays: Fells Point Tours

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

2014HHHTWhat: Fells Point Tours

Where: Fells Point

When: April-October

Love Fells Point? Come get a tour at the information center by the Preservation Society! Be sure to take a neighborhood walking tour brochure from the gift shop. The tours depart from here on Friday evening and Saturday morning and focus on topics such as ghosts, the War of 1812, mritime history, or slavery and Frederick Douglass’s tenure in Fells Point.

Get more information here!



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