Enjoy living in a city with extensive history and culture by purchasing real estate in Baltimore.
Founded in 1729, Baltimore has attracted residents for almost three hundred years to its scenic coastal location. With more than six hundred thousand permanent residents, Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland. Many residents work for Johns Hopkins University, the largest employer in the area. Famous previous residents include the likes of Edgar Allen Poe and H.L. Mencken.
The extensive list of services, amenities, and attractions explain why so many people have chosen to live here over the years. Baltimore sits along the Patapsco River and is bordered by the Chesapeake Bay, ensuring moderate temperatures and scenic water views for many residents. There are hundreds of unique districts that make up the city, which has earned it the nickname of the “city of neighborhoods”. Residents can choose the district that appeal to them most based on their preference for neighborhood atmosphere and community.
Baltimore is also known to many as the “charm city” and it does indeed have many charms to attract new residents. The city boasts an impressive Parks and Recreation department with no less than twelve neighborhood pools, six large park pools, five splash pools, and three indoor pools. The Aquatics Program also offers swim lessons and CPR classes annually to ensure the safety of all residents.
When they aren’t enjoying the benefits of water activities residents can head over to the thirty one recreation centers for events such as movie days, cooking classes, community theatre productions, arts and crafts, or even work out in the provided gyms. The Bentalou Recreation Center is a popular favorite among residents, but with more than thirty spread out over the city residents never have to travel far to find their own personal favorite. In fact, traveling in and of itself is a breeze in the city of Baltimore because it has a great public transportation system through the Maryland Transit Administration. Public transportation options include the train, subway, and commuter buses.
Residents who choose to invest in Baltimore real estate will be ideally located near several entertaining attractions. Baltimore is an art lover’s dream destination with world class art museums such as the Walters Art Museum, American Visionary Art Museum, and Baltimore Museum of Art located nearby. History buffs will enjoy perusing the Historic Ships in the harbor or browsing the exhibits at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum. They may also enjoy a visit to Mount Vernon, the former residence of President George Washington. Residents can also explore the Fort Henry National Monument which inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner. The Peabody Library is another unique attraction to the area and is known for its stunning architectural beauty. Families will enjoy visiting the Maryland Science Center, Maryland Zoo, and the National Aquarium as well. Sports enthusiasts will appreciate taking in a game at Oriole Park or visiting the home of legendary baseball player Babe Ruth at the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum.
Of course, one of the greatest benefits of Baltimore is its close proximity to other major cities such as the Washington District of Columbia. Residents can visit Washington D.C. for short day trips, nights out on the town, or even weekend escapes. Washington D.C. has several key attractions as well, including the world renowned Smithsonian Museums, White House, and the Pentagon in addition to first class dining and shopping opportunities.
Visit Baltimore today and learn more about this amazing city and the many opportunities that it offers residents. Come and see for yourself the many benefits of living in this amazing city.
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