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Baltimore, "Charm City," offers visitors a big city with a small town feel. Filling out the northern half of the Baltimore-Washington Metroplex, a bustling metropolis of over 7 million people, Baltimore provides a gateway to numerous destinations. One only needs venture beyond the Inner Harbor to experience the real Baltimore. From the coziness and sophistication of Federal Hill, to the academic and artistic confines of Charles Village, the city that believes, has so much to offer.
For the sports fan, it's a year-round destination with the Orioles keeping things lively in the spring and summer at Oriole Park, one of the most beautiful parks in all of baseball. The Ravens keep it up during the NFL season right next door at M&T Bank Stadium. The champion Baltimore Blast keep things going in the highly competitive world of indoor soccer at Baltimore Arena. And who can mention Baltimore without mentioning the word, lacrosse. The Lacrosse Hall of Fame is here, on the campus of Johns Hopkins and the competition is fierce.
The setting for Baltimore is simply stunning, perched on a spectacular harbor that empties into the Chesapeake Bay. Only a few hours away from both beaches and mountains, Baltimore serves as a gateway to a myriad of natural beauty and attractions. Washington DC is a mere 40 miles away, offering a myriad of attractions only a national capital can. The mild, four-season climate and laid-back pace make for leisurely visiting.