If you are planning a day trip to experience Christmas Village, make sure you make the most of your stay and explore Baltimore's Inner Harbor as well. Family-friendly museums, an ice skating rink, historic landmarks and so much more are just minutes away and waiting for you! Here are some suggestion, we think you might enjoy!
Ice Skating in the City? No problem, the Inner Harbor Ice Rink is just around the corner from Christmas Village. Go for a spin, teach your kids to skate or enjoy a cozy and romantic date at the rink. Gingy the Gingerbread Man, Christmas Village's mascot, is a regular there, so make sure to snap a picture with him while skating!
The Maryland Science Center, just steps away from Christmas Village, lets your senses and mind wander while you explore hands-on activities. The museum, which features an IMAX theater and a planetarium, has a wide variety of exhibits which focus on the little ones. Great destination for the whole family!
The National Aquarium in Baltimore surely is a hit for the kids! Its home to dolphins, sharks, rays and a total of 17,000 creatures, all to be explored in a naturalistic habitats. There is lots and lots to do, since this spectacular aquarium features a 4-D Immersion Theater, a Living Seashore touch pool, a walk-through rain forest and a 35-foot waterfall.
The Port Discovery Children's Museum offers hands-on experiences that ignite imagination, inspire learning and nurture growth through play. Kids from age two to 10 can explore three floors filled with fun, educational, and interactive experiences!
Find shrunken heads, the Fiji island mermaid, a 12ft tall Transformer sculpture made of scrap car parts and lots of hands-on activities just a few steps down the Waterfront Promenade! Ripley's Believe It Or Not awaits visitors of all ages in its Odditorium.
Baltimore is a great place to be for all sports fans! Catch a Ravens game while in town and witness how Baltimore transforms into a purple Ravens Town on Sunday Dec 1st (49ers) and Thursday Dec 12 (Jets).
If you are more into Baseball, consider visiting the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum to learn more about George Herman Ruth Jr., America's first sport celebrity.
Ever wondered how Christmas Village looks from above? Find out by visiting the Observation Level of Baltimore's World Trade Center, just across the Harbor. Being located at the 27th floor, it offers you the best view of the city in every direction.
Well, a visit at Fort McHenry National Monument and the Historic Shrine is a must for every tourist in Baltimore. Learn more about the Battle of Baltimore and the birth of the "Star Spangled Banner" while touring this historic landmark. Insider Tip: ride the water taxi to get there, seeing Baltimore from the water is just great!
The majestic USS Constellation awaits its visitors at its mooring just a few foot away from Christmas Village. Visit her and other historic ships such as the USS Torsk, the USCGC Taney and the Lightship Chesapeake while staying in Baltimore. Visit historicships.org to learn more about the ships and their history!