ATTRACTIONS

Explore the Area

There’s no shortage of attractions in and around the BWI region. Visit Arundel Mills Mall before trying your luck at Maryland Live! Casino, located next door. Head to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Washington, D.C., or Annapolis’ Historic Downtown for a day of sightseeing and tours. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it in or around the BWI region.

BALTIMORE, MD

A mere 10 miles away from the BWI region, Baltimore is a great place to spend a day. Catch a Ravens or Orioles game, or head to the Inner Harbor and visit the National Aquarium before sitting by the water enjoying Maryland’s famous blue crabs.

visit the aquarium

ANNAPOLIS, MD

Looking for a taste of the Chesapeake Bay? Get out on the water for a sailing cruise, stroll the historic brick streets on a walking tour, wander through the United States Naval Academy, or dine on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. You’ll find it all here in Annapolis.

Visit Annapolis

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Washington, D.C.  is home to the must-see Smithsonian. Stroll through the National Mall, visit the National Zoo, and explore the dozen of museums and memorial parks. The Smithsonian offers daily FREE access to more then 15 museums that capture the history of the United States.

Visit the Smithsonian


Yacht Charters on the Bay by Watermark in Baltimore

Charter a private yacht and celebrate your special occasion in a uniquely Chesapeake Bay way. Enjoy a scenic cruise, bar service and food of your choice. Chartering a beautiful yacht for a corporate, social or wedding event is easy at Yacht Charters on th...


Ann Arrundell County Historical Society

For over 50 years the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society mission of collecting, preserving and sharing the rich history of this area. Discover their collection of books, photographs, documents, and artifacts....


Annapolis Helicopter Tours: Monumental Helicopters

Join us for a helicopter tour of Annapolis, Baltimore, OR Annapolis AND Baltimore in one ride! Offering custom tours, corporate events, romantic sunset flights, and family entertainment. We have a 100% "YES!" rate for marriage proposals. Invite ...


Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is proud to present the 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade alongside the City of Baltimore. The parade commemorates the life of civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on...


Annual Open Studio Tour

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 6:00pm The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to announce School 33 Art Center’s 31st annual Open Studio Tour! An annual citywide event, Open Studio Tour has brou...


Artscape

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 7:00pm Artscape, America's largest, free arts festival features continuous musical performances by local, regional and national talent on multiple outdoor stages, indoor and outdoor visual arts e...


Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Experience a thrill like no other! Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Baltimore / Washington DC area; European style indoor go-karting! Our almost 70,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility in Howard County, MD is comple...


Baltimore Book Festival

The mid-Atlantic's premier celebration of the literary arts features more than 200 celebrity and local authors, readings, workshops, children’s activities, panel discussions, cookbook demonstrations, more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, live mu...


Baltimore National Heritage Area

For nearly three centuries, Baltimore has stood as a center of commerce and culture for the Chesapeake Bay. Visit the Baltimore National Heritage Area to experience the places and people that shaped the nation and forged the American identity....


Benson-Hammond House

The rooms of the Benson-Hammond House display antique furniture, textiles of the Victorian era and rotating exhibits. It's open to visitors March through December on the second Saturday of each month from 11am to 3pm....