Baltimore is the 18th most-populated city in the United States and the largest city in Maryland.
Located in the Northeastern portion of the state, Baltimore is an independent city and is not consider part of Baltimore County.
The Inner Harbor is a seaport that offers a variety of great activities and dining, including many seafood restaurants famous for serving Maryland crabs. Furthermore, you can tour the National Aquarium, take a short walk to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to catch a baseball game, or tour the USS Constitution which is the last floating ship left from the Civil War in the entire country.
Baltimore is also convenient to Washington, DC and the Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is also located close by.
Major League Baseball-- Baltimore Orioles (Camden Yards)
National Football League-- Baltimore Ravens
Major League Lacrosse-- Baltimore Bayhawks
Baltimore is the host of one of the Triple Crown horse races: the Preakness.