Baltimore National Heritage Area, Baltimore

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Scenic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Baltimore National Heritage Area is a federally designated National Heritage Area encompassing portions of Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The designated area includes the central portion of the city, waterfront, inner neighborhoods and portions of the city's park system. The district includes Fort McHenry and the Inner Harbor, as well as portions of the Charles Street, Falls Road, National Historic Seaport and Star Spangled Banner Maryland Scenic Byways. The Baltimore National Heritage Area was established on March 30, 2009 by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Pub.L. 111–11 (text) (pdf)§7002). The designation recognizes the area's unique historic and cultural character, and is intended to stimulate economic development, tourism and historic preservation.
Neighborhoods in the NHA include Little Italy, Fell's Point, Canton, Bolton Hill, Seton Hill, Mount Vernon, Charles Village, Union Square, Locust Point and Federal Hill. City parks within the NHA include Druid Hill Park, Gwynns Falls Leakin Park, Carroll Park and Patterson Park.
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  • We have to go to a show in baltimore so we spend the next day in baltimore it’s I think one of the best places in baltimore to spend there  more »
  • Great waking tour! Stuart, our guide provided great information and an excellent overview that included both a historic and contemporary of the city. Stuart was knowledgeable and informative. The...  more »
  • The visitor center is strategically situated in the beautiful port of the city, there is the history of the city (you can see it on video) through various interactive supports, in addition to the staff that is always ready to provide help and useful information.
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