Sleep Inn & Suites Edgewood Near Aberdeen Proving Grounds
1807 Edgewood Rd.
Edgewood, MD 21040
Phone: (410) 679-4700
Fax: (410) 538-9926
The Wetlands Golf Course comes in wide varieties, not only in the choices of courses but also in other areas of interest. You can enjoy a play of golf, then head for a dinner or lunch in the wetland Banquet. It offers full services ranging from professional golf lessons to a golf shop. For more details, do visit the website or call ahead.
With over 300 acres (121 hectares) of lush greenery, this park runs through the Belair Edison neighborhood and straddles the Herring Run stream. With open fields, mature trees, tinkling stream nearby, and winding paved paths, this park is the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. The denizens of Baltimore can be found hiking, biking, dog walking or taking leisurely strolls. Two important sites within the park include monuments honoring Christopher Columbus and war veterans.
Situated in the Morgan State University, Hughes Stadium is an impressive facility with the most advanced acoustics and lighting equipment. Besides the university and inter-college tournaments held here, this magnanimous space also hosts other cultural and social events. Watching an exciting match, here, amid other thrilled sports fans is truly an experience worth while.
Clifton Park was previously a farmland purchased by John Hopkins in 1853. The estate was later converted into a recreational space with activities open to the community. It's 18-hole golf course was the first of its kind in Baltimore. This landscape features the splendid Clifton Mansion, manicured lawns, flourishing woods, as well as clay tennis courts and swimming pools. Despite refurbishment over the years, it retains its original English style and charm. It is, however, the various events hosted here that attract visitors the most.
If you are interested in international sea vessels, Sail Baltimore is the perfect excursion for you. Sail Baltimore is an annual program that has brought over 400 international ships to the city, including tall ships, naval battleships, and sea vessels of historic, environmental and educational interest. They also host various maritime events throughout the year which are free. See the website for current events and schedule.
Patterson Park is located in the heart of Baltimore. This public park is a popular recreational spot among locals and tourists. Take a jog, enjoy a picnic on its verdant lawns or relax with some fishing at the boat lake. It features tennis courts, playgrounds and a swimming pool that are a good bet for sports enthusiasts. Punctuating the center of this landscape is a pagoda-style observation tower that provides stunning views of the city. The architectural highlight of this green space is the General Casimir Pulaski Monument.
The Baltimore American Indian Center provides educational opportunities for youths who would like to learn about Native American culture. View Native American art and learn to make moccasins and jewelry, or take classes in Native American dancing and drumming. The center is housed in a three-story building and also offers social services for the city's large Native American population, which includes about 6,000 Lumbee. Each year, thousands of people attend the center's three-day powwow, which is usually held on a local college campus.
This handsome brick row home is Baltimore's oldest residence. Restored by the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, it is filled with period furnishings and illustrates what life was like for the shipping merchants who lived in Baltimore before the American Revolution. A small garden features herb plants the type that would have been found in Colonial gardens. It is free and open to the public. The house is open for tours daily; call for more details.
Plan a fun day out with family or friends and opt for one of Captain Don's Fishing Charters. After you've reached Baltimore's Inner Harbor, it won't be too hard to spot the one you've got to board as it's the only charter to depart from Fell's Point. Come equipped with hats, sunscreen, rain gear, comfortable shoes and don't forget your camera! Also carry your daily quota of food and beverages along. Remember, only six people are allowed at a time, so make arrangements keeping that in mind. What's more, there are also private harbor tours on offer. Don't worry about safety issues, as a PADI certified diver and first aid are at hand.
This non-profit kayak club is dedicated to providing Baltimore residents and visitors the chance to learn how to kayak and see the city by waterway at an affordable price. The certified instructors are passionate about their work and their city, which can be seen in their enthusiastic tours. Purchasing a lesson means purchasing a membership, so patrons can come and use the clubs equipment as often as they like after their initial 'quick start' class. Scheduled group outings take place throughout the season and even monthly happy hours! Visit the website to find out more.
The Holocaust Memorial in downtown Baltimore was originally built in 1980 and was refurbished in 1997. Today, the centerpiece of the stark gray memorial is two concrete monoliths that represent the boxcars used to transport Jews to the Nazi death camps during World War II. Railroad tracks surround the structure. The redesign which involved the removal of a grassy hill, gives passersby along the Inner Harbor a view of the memorial.
This center had humble beginnings as the Model Cities Art Program. It was renamed in 1984 when James Hubert "Eubie" Blake, the famous ragtime pianist, left his archives to the city. Today, through photos and memorabilia, the museum offers visitors a glimpse of Baltimore's jazz legends—including Blake, Cab Calloway and Billie Holiday. In addition to the exhibit space, the center also arranges live jazz performances throughout the city and organizes lessons for students.