A defining landmark, Inner Harbor featured water too shallow in the 18th century for heavy industry. In the 1970s, a visit from tall, masted ships attracted tourism and led to the development of the National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center, and the Harborplace festival marketplace. Restaurants, shops, and hotels fill the space between the attractions and create an attractive cityscape. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Baltimore holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Inner Harbor and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Inner Harbor reviews
The shops are gone. I heard that the Harbor Shops are in receivership aka bankruptcy. So sad to see. Go to Fells point in stead for good restaurants and shopping. more »
I walked around this harbor while staying in a nearby hotel, and could see that it had once been a great place for socializing and shopping. I think it's still used for political activity. It... more »
The Inner Harbor with the Aquarium and seaport is quite nice. However, I was terribly disappointed to see that the family feel I expected was ruined by dining. Why on earth a Hooters restaurant was.... more »
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