Baltimore Sports and Recreation

Baltimore Sports and RecreationWhether you are looking to kick back and watch a game or you want to get out and active at some of the most naturally beautiful spots Baltimore has to offer, you´ll find the perfect sport or recreational activity in Charm City. Take a hike along a 40-mile trail or a brisk walk through a gorgeous garden. Bring the family out to a ball game or take them to an amusement park. Or, just relax and enjoy some bowling. After checking out our list, you'll see that there's plenty to do in Baltimore.

 

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Pro Sports

Baltimore Orioles
Head out for some sports action at a ball game at Oriole Park in Camden Yards to see the Baltimore Orioles take the field. If Birds hit it out of the stadium, beware! Long fly balls have been known to travel out towards the Babe Ruth Birthplace & Museum.

Address: 333 W Camden St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - MAP
Phone: (410) 685-9800
Web: www.baltimore.orioles.mlb.com

Baltimore Ravens
Unlike the bird from Poe´s famous poem, the Baltimore Ravens never say "nevermore," especially when facing the New York Giants in the Super Bowl. This professional football franchise originated as a quasi-expansion in 1995 when the owner of the Cleveland Browns decided to relocate to Baltimore. A Ravens game is the ultimate destination for hard-hitting sports action in Baltimore.

Address: 1 Winning Dr., Owings Mills, MD 21117 - MAP
Phone: (410) 701-4000
Web: www.baltimoreravens.com

Baltimore Blast
Baltimore brings their soccer games indoors with the Baltimore Blast. This professional sports team is part of the Major Indoor Soccer League and plays home games at 1st Mariner Arena. Wear your red, white and black to support the team as they tear up the field.

Address: 201 W Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - MAP
Phone: (410) 347-2089
Web: www.baltimoreblast.com

Baltimore Grand Prix
Come out and watch the racecars zoom across the track at the Baltimore Grand Prix. This IndyCar Series and American Le Mans Series race is held on a temporary street circuit, with a dozen turns (including a hairpin turn), 13 grandstands and 5 bridges.

Address: 323 West Camden Street Baltimore, MD 21201 - MAP
Phone: (443) 708-1338
Web: www.raceonbaltimore.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail travels from Maine to Georgia. The 40 miles of the recreational trail in Maryland crawl along the backbone of South Mountain, and are perfect for 3-4 day hiking and camping trips. Popular day hikes along the Appalachian Trail include Annapolis rock, Washington Monument, and Weverton Cliffs.

Address: Baltimore, Maryland - MAP
Phone: (877) 620-8DNR
Web: www.dnr.state.md.us

Ladew Topiary Gardens
Enjoy a leisurely, calm Nature Walk at Ladew Topiary Gardens. This 1.5 mile recreation trail winds through the woods and fields along the gardens´ campus. Stop by the education stations along the trail for a slower walk, or pick up the pace and sneak in your cardio as you take in the beautiful sights and smells.

Address: 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton, MD 21111 - MAP
Phone: (410) 557-9466
Web: www.ladewgardens.com

Gwynns Falls Trail
Take your bike out for a spin along the 15-mile Gwynns Falls Trail. This open trail system offers a unique urban biking or hiking recreation trail along the historic, scenic Gwynns Falls Greenway. This greenway travels through over 30 neighborhoods and offers a safe, environmentally friendly trail for bikers and hikers.

Address: Starts at I-70 Park & Ride trailhead ends at the Inner Harbor of the Patapsco River - MAP
Phone: (410) 396-0440
Web: www.gwynnsfallstrail.org

 

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Watersports

Paddle or Pedal Boat Rentals
Rent a paddle or pedal boat, or even a kayak, from Paddle or Pedal Boat Rentals to take out onto Quiet Waters. Enjoy the tranquility of the water and relax as your boat cuts across the smooth water. You can even opt to take a guided tour.

Address: 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd. Annapolis, MD 21403 - MAP
Phone: (410) 271-7007
Web: www.paddleorpedal.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Adventure Park USA
Have an adventure at Maryland´s largest family entertainment center. Adventure Park USA lives up to the promise of its name. Ride roller coasters, play miniature golf, challenge your friends and family to a go-kart race, or go head-to-head in bumper boats, and much, much more!

Address: 11113 West Baldwin Rd., Monrovia, MD 21770 - MAP
Phone: (301) 865-6800
Web: www.adventureparkusa.com

Earth Treks Climbing Center
Scale up a 44-foot high wall and climb over thousands of square feet of bouldering area at Earth Treks Climbing Center. Get plenty of practice for the real thing–although the setting may be artificial, the adrenaline rush from this recreational climbing experience is real.

Address: 7125 Columbia Gateway Dr., Ste C, Columbia, MD 21046 - MAP
Phone: (410) 872-0060
Web: www.earthtreksclimbing.com

Six Flags America
Plan to spend an entire day or two at Six Flags America. With more than 100 exciting rides, slides, shows and entertainment, this amusement park offers plenty of thrills as well as wholesome family fun. During the warmer months, check out Hurricane Harbor, Baltimore´s only water park.

Address: 13710 Central Ave., Bowie, MD 20721 - MAP
Phone: (301) 249-1500
Web: www.sixflags.com

The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School
Take to the trees at The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring Friends School for the largest aerial forest adventure in North America. Challenge yourself to a ropes course between the tree platforms, climb up to different levels and use zip lines as bridges. A visit to The Adventure Park makes for some extreme sports fun.

Address: 16701 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860 - MAP
Phone: (240) 389-4386
Web: www.sandyspringadventurepark.org

 

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Leisure

Mustang Alleys
Relax to a leisurely, luxurious game at Mustang Alleys. This unique bowling alley offers 12 lanes, a chef-inspired menu, a full-service bar, and an enormous high-definition television. This upscale alley is a place where you dress up to let your hair down.

Address: 1300 Bank St., Fl/2, Baltimore, MD 21231 - MAP
Phone: (410) 522-2695
Web: www.mustangalleys.com

Baltimore Fishing Adventures
Like fishing, but you don´t have a boat? Head to the water for some fishing recreation with Baltimore Fishing Adventures. Bring your favorite fishing pole and relax to a day of sportfishing on the Upper and Middle Chesapeake Bay, where you can catch delicious fish for food or a beauty you can add to your trophy wall.

Address: 1001 Fell St., Baltimore MD 21231 - MAP
Phone: (410) 342-2004
Web: www.fishbaltimore.com

Gunpowder Falls State Park
There is something for everyone to do at Gunpowder Falls State Park. Strap on your hiking boots and hike along part of the hundreds of miles of recreation trails through lovely wildlands or along the picturesque stream. After your trek, relax and go fishing at the designated areas or hop in the water at the swimming beach, where you can also rent a rowboat to take out on the water.

Address: 2813 Jerusalem Road, Kingsville, MD 21087 - MAP
Phone: (410) 592-2897
Web: www.dnr.state.md.us