5 things to do in Baltimore, MD

Considering an assignment in Baltimore, Maryland? With its rich cultural life and history, you’ll fall in love with this city located just north of Washington DC. After a couple of days, you’ll wake up every day singing “Good Morning, Baltimore!”

Here are some of the top things our travelers have said you can’t miss during your visit

  1. Patterson Park: With a total of 134 acres to explore, Patterson Park is a great place to visit when you want to enjoy the outdoors. From an ice rink to a swimming pool, there is something to enjoy in every season. Enjoy the playgrounds, boat lake, or surrounding restaurants all year round!
  2. The Walters Art Museum: Located in the Mount Vernon district, The Walters Art Museum has incredibly unique items from various cultures and eras to explore. The museum was founded by collector and philanthropist Henry Walters, who donated his two buildings and personal art collection to be viewed for free. Since then, The Walters has continued to expand the type of exhibits, so you’ll always see something different!
  3. Maryland Science Center: If you love to learn and have interactive experiences, you have to make a trip to the Maryland Science Center. With hands-on exhibits, education programs, and live science shows, this center will help open your mind and make you view the world around you in a whole new light!

Hungry? Where to eat in Baltimore, MD

Something savory

Ready for a great meal? Stop by Rusty Scupper. You can’t visit Maryland without having some seafood, especially crab cakes! Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, Rusty Scupper is a great place to eat for wonderful food and a beautiful view. As the restaurant likes to brag, “if you haven’t dined with us, you haven’t seen Baltimore.”

“Great ambiance! Fabulous view! Window seating and personal attention to details by our server, Logan. Wonderful anniversary dinner. Fifth year in a row destination and wonderful memories. Loved the food, as usual.” -Sharon P.

“First time I’ve been there for brunch in a very long time. Still the same as the last time, great service great food. Staff was very friendly and the place was pretty clean. Very nice atmosphere, great for large parties, family outings, or just a few people. I enjoyed it all.” -Miko B.

“Easily the best bowl of soup I’ve had in my life. I’m from Nashville, TN and land-locked states don’t have the best reputation for good seafood- that being said, I’ve never had good crab before and let me tell you, the Rusty Scuppers cream of crab is hands down amazing! So rich and creamy with layers of flavor to savor forever. When I get married my wife and I will come back for a romantic dinner overlooking the inner bay. Great service too! Thanks!!” -Jonathan

Something sweet

Get an incredible sweet treat at Dessert Fantasies. With daily baked cupcakes, a full selection of ice cream and other incredible sweet treats, this bakery in Locust Point is a must-visit.

Dessert Fantasies has vegan and gluten-free options available, so every person in your group can find something to enjoy. It’s a perfect afternoon treat.

“Oh, how I LOVE this place!!! My first bite of Caramel Frappe took me to the moon! The customer service is very good too.” -Bahiyyah J.

“Every cupcake is delicious. The Bmore cupcake is my favorite and a classic. The service is also always fast and so sweet.” -Sara C.

“The cupcakes and cookies are out of this world!” -Catherine

What other travelers are saying about Baltimore, MD

If you’re not already completely sold on visiting the city, wait until you see what other nurses have said about taking an assignment in Baltimore.

“I can’t believe this wasn’t my first choice! I love the city and love the variety of free activities to explore.”

“Baltimore was very different than I expected, but in the best way. The vibe of the city was perfect, and I instantly felt at home within the first week. Luckily this was my first assignment so I was able to keep extending. I liked getting the chance to explore.”

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