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From the stately waterfront homes of the Eastern Shore to the quirky neighborhoods of Baltimore, Maryland's attractions blend colonial-era grace with blue-collar savvy, not to mention some of the country's best sailing. In its aquarium and ballpark, Baltimore has a pair of attractions that have inspired urban planners nationwide. Visitors can use the Inner Harbor as a base for several days of family-friendly diversions. The more maritime-minded will want to head to Annapolis, perhaps sailing down to the Eastern Shore to hole up at an intimate B&B. And if you ever change your mind, Baltimore is just a 45-minute drive from Annapolis, and an hour and a half from Eastern Shore towns like St. Michaels, making day trips easy.
The National Anthem was inspired by this world-famous fort commanding the entrance to Baltimore's Inner Harbor, which withstood a daunting 25-hour bombardment...moresee the Baltimore guide