Nicknamed “Charm City”, Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland, the 12th largest city in the U.S. and boasts the fifth busiest port.

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a natural deepwater harbor accessing the Chesapeake Bay and serves as the city’s centerpiece.

Baltimore is well known for its neighborhoods such as Federal Hill, Little Italy, Fell’s Point and Canton. You can take a water taxi from the Inner Harbor to any of these communities. Enjoy Federal Hill’s revitalized community with historic row homes, cobblestone streets and many great restaurants. Bring your lawn chair and picnic basket to Little Italy’s outdoor theater and enjoy classic movies during the summertime. Little Italy is also known for its wonderful restaurants and bocce!

Annapolis is Maryland’s Capitol and is probably best known as the charming and historic home of the United States Naval Academy. Annapolis is situated along the shores of the Severn River and is one of the premier sailing centers in the world.

Washington, D.C., the Nation’s Capitol is located just 40 minutes from Baltimore. There are many museums, historical landmarks, shops and many more attractions.

Amtrak and Marc trains provide easy access to major east coast cities such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, PA and New York City, NY.

The Light Rail provides local transportation to and from Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Many Marylanders enjoy eating steamed crabs with friends and families. You will find many wonderful crab houses throughout Maryland along with other fresh seafood.

Cultural / Recreational
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Lyric Opera House
Peabody Conservatory of Music
Center Stage
Baltimore Museum of Art
Walters Art Gallery
Maryland Science Center
Port Discovery Museum
National Aquarium
U.S.S. Constellation
Pride of Baltimore II
Baltimore Zoo
Babe Ruth House
Pimlico Race Track

Universities in Baltimore
Baltimore is a city with a rich history in medical research. In additional to John’s Hopkins University (with which Guilford has several well established research collaborations), the University of Maryland at Baltimore and UMBC are world-class medical research institutions.

Baltimore Orioles Baseball Team
- Camden Yards
Baltimore Ravens Football Team
- 2000 NFL Champions
Baltimore Blast Soccer Team

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This page was last updated on Tuesday, July 17, 2001

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