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Baltimore, MD is home to many things, including Jellystone Park™ Williamsport! Knowing this, it’s probably no surprise that the area sees many visitors throughout the season. People here love to explore the restaurants, attractions, and history…but did you know that there are many other fun things to do while you’re in town? Whether you’re looking for beautiful nature, a thrilling afternoon, or a relaxing evening, there are numerous ways to spend the day! Keep reading for 5 great things to do in Baltimore while visiting Jellystone Park™.

5 best things to do in baltimore

 

National Aquarium

Calling all animal lovers! The National Aquarium is considered one of the world’s best aquariums, and lucky for us, it’s only an hour and 20 minutes away from our Camp-Resort! The National Aquarium aims to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures through its educational tours and programs made available to visitors. Learn about the 20,000 animals and 800 species that inhabit the ocean waters in a fun and educational way!

 

Antietam National Battlefield

What’s a vacation without a little history lesson? Visit Antietam National Battlefield, located 15 minutes south of Jellystone Park™ and an hour and a half away from Baltimore, to learn all about the bloodiest one-day battle in American history! Over 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded, or missing after twelve hours of combat between the North and South. Today, the Antietam National Battlefield is part of the National Park Service and is open to visitors to explore and learn.

 

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Appalachian Trail

Want to stay fit while vacationing but also experience breath-taking views? The Appalachian Trail is the perfect spot to do this with a 2,190+ mile-long public footpath that traverses the lands of the Appalachian Mountains, passing through 14 states. Today, the trail is managed by the National Park Service, and it’s said that at least 3 million people will take at least one one-day hike on the trail each year. This trail is an hour away from Baltimore and only 40 minutes away from our Camp-Resort!

 

Baltimore Museum of Art

Founded in 1914, the Baltimore Museum of Art is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Explore over 95,000 works of art – including some well-known works by Henri Matisse – and get lost in awe with the various paintings, drawings, photographs, and prints from around the world. The Baltimore Museum of Art is only an hour and a half drive from Jellystone Park™ – making is a great road trip destination! Need another reason to go to this extraordinary museum? Admission is free!

5 best things to do in baltimore

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Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Located 20 minutes south of Jellystone Park™, the Crystal Grottoes Caverns is the most naturally kept cave in the world, and is only an hour away from Baltimore. Discover beautiful formations including both stalactites and stalagmites within the caverns, plus some natural air conditioning! Pricing is $20 for adults and $10 for kids 11 and under. Discover the history of this beautiful cavern during your trip to Jellystone Park™!

 

Between all of these incredible attractions near our Camp-Resort, you’re guaranteed to never hear the words “I’m bored” during your vacation. There’s something for every family member to enjoy in Baltimore, MD, and we encourage you to try something new for your next visit! To see more attractions near our Camp-Resort, be sure to visit our Places to Go page! If you’re ready to start planning your next Maryland getaway, book now! We’ll see you soon!

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