Escape to the blissful hiking trails of Stony Run. One of Maryland's Open Spaces, the newly developed green space links with Druid Hill Park and follows a gently meandering creek.
This mid-19th-century structure was home to the Garretts, a prominent Baltimore family. The Gilded Age mansion, set in Italianate gardens, is now a museum and library where you can learn more about the railroad era. Up-and-coming contemporary artists exhibit their works in the house's 48 spectacular rooms.
Close to your accommodations, another prominent stately home awaits discovery. Charlcote House was designed by John Russell Pope in the Classical Revival style, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Completed in 1916, the home's three impressive stories were once home to lawyer James Swan Frick.
Baltimore's many markets are intrinsic to the city's industrial and trading heritage. There are six historic markets and a plethora of spin-offs in the city, where you can find everything from oysters to ramen, and cookies to craft beer. Try 18th-century Lexington Market and sip a cocktail at Remington's to feel like a local.