Reasons to go to Baltimore
It is a city of incredible contrasts and unpredictable combinations. Baltimore is situated in a border state and combines innovation, northern energy with southern charm and hospitality .
The city has rather an interesting and remarkable history. It was founded by the Catholic Lord Baltimore. One of the first colonies where the freedom of religion was permitted was Maryland . In 1776 being the home of Congress when Philadelphia was besieged, Baltimore played a great role in the American Revolution. As for Maryland, it remained in the union during the Civil War, but loyalties were divided for many civilians were taken to prison as southern sympathizers by the Union officials.
If the history of this very Baltimore's period hasn't left you indifferent, The Baltimore Civil War Museum is an excellent place for you to visit.
One of the greatest Baltimore's attractions is the Inner Harbor, which is considered to be one of the most highly praised waterfront redevelopments, so you can spend the whole day here enjoying amazing view of the Harbor. The U.S. Navy's last all-sail warship is docked at Harbor place. Federal Hill Park is situated nearby The USS Constellation .The American Visionary Art Museum, which presents the work of self-taught artists will definitely bring you a lot of joy , fun and pleasant emotions as well as the historic Fell's Point neighborhood with its waterfront promenade and old buildings.
The most wonderful weather with temperatures in the 50s to 60s (Fahrenheit) is in autumn and Spring. It is hot and humid in summers. As for winters, temperatures not often drop below 30, though it is snowing from time to time here during this time of the year.
The peak seasons are summer and spring. In particular from mid to late May the city is extremely crowded with horseracing fans who are eager to attend the Preakness. There are many waterfront and neighborhood festivals in summer time.
Prices tend to be lower in fall than in spring and summer, that's why fall can be a real bargain time to visit Baltimore. Plus the weather seems to be pretty good during this time of the year.