The Bolts are heading east for Wild Card Weekend. If you’re following them along in their playoff journey, read through for tips on what to do in Baltimore before the Sunday afternoon showdown against the Ravens.
How to Get There:
Fly into the Baltimore-Washington International Airport for the closest access to the city and M&T Bank Stadium. Hop in a ride-share for a quick and easy way to travel into downtown Baltimore.
Though it is expected to be cold and rainy on Friday and Saturday, Sunday’s game weather will mostly be sunny skies with a high of 52 degrees.
What to Eat & Drink:
As a city on the water, Baltimore is known for delicious seafood, especially crab cakes. Check out Faidley’s Seafood to try out the delicacy. Family owned and operated since 1886, these world famous, award-winning cakes are a can’t miss.
Another staple of the city is the Berger cookie from Berger’s Bakery. Covered in a thick layer of fudge, these shortbread cookies are a cultural icon of Baltimore that you must try.
Get your spirits up at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, a premier distiller of rye whiskey. Take a tour to learn more about the distillery and the history of whiskey in Maryland.
Things to Do:
For a fantastic view of the Baltimore skyline, go to Federal Hill Park, just south of downtown. The area captures iconic views of the city, while also offering a lot of history, as it was a defensive stronghold during the War of 1812.
Baltimore has been one of the most important seaports in the country since the 18th century,. Therefore, there are plenty of activities to do along the water. Take a stroll through the Inner Harbor, which is home to a wide variety of attractions including the National Aquarium, Baltimore’s historic ships and even M&T Bank Stadium and historic Camden Yards. There are also many restaurants and shops in the area.
Don’t want to walk around the harbor area? Hop on a Watermark cruise and sail around the harbor on either a 45, 60 or 90-minute ride.