One of the great things about shopping for Baltimore homes for sale is that you'll never be far from your next amazing dining experience, and the Hampden neighborhood is a great example of why that's the case. Whether you're craving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Hampden's diverse collection of restaurants is sure to have something for you. Our real estate agents have all the delicious details on six of the best Hampden restaurants—two for each meal.
The holiday season is fast approaching, and as always, there are tons of fun, festive events to enjoy around Baltimore this December. Whether you're in the mood for shopping, holiday music, dazzling lights, or exciting events for the youngest members of the family, there's so much to look forward to near Baltimore homes for sale during the holiday season. Our real estate agents have all the festive details on five Christmas events you won't want to miss around Baltimore.
A gluten-free diet has many benefits if you're trying to lose weight, boost energy, or limit the symptoms of celiac disease. By avoiding gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, you can improve your digestive health.
Soups are the ultimate comfort food and come in an endless variety of options, with ingredients to suit every palate. Warm up with a flavor that's traditionally served hot, or cool your taste buds with a gazpacho. Plenty of Baltimore restaurants serve up soups that are house-made with locally sourced ingredients, with many vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options available.
Our real estate agents recommend the following places to enjoy a delicious cup or bowl of soup in Baltimore.
Fall is in the air. The leaves are just starting to change color around Baltimore, and in another week or two, they'll be in their full, colorful glory. If you're looking for a fun way to relax on the weekend, consider taking a drive to admire the fall foliage. Our real estate agents recommend visiting one or more of these top spots.
Fall is here, and that means swimming outings and beach days are over for now. What can you do for fun instead? Attend festivals, of course! Look out for these exciting festivals happening in the area around our Baltimore homes for sale. Each has something unique to offer the residents of this city.
Did you know that every August is National Fishing Month? Whether you're an experienced angler looking to haul in a record-breaking catch or simply someone who enjoys a relaxing day of fishing by the water, there are tons of great local parks around Baltimore where you can celebrate this year. Our real estate agents have all the details of five of the best parks for fishing in the Baltimore area.
National Book Lovers Day is coming up on August 11th. This holiday was created for people who love books of all types. Whether you love mystery novels, historical fiction, or comic books, we encourage you to visit a local Baltimore bookstore and find some new reading material. Here are a few bookstores our real estate agents recommend.
A nice glass of white wine is one of the best beverages to pair with a light summer meal. Ranging from sweet to dry, white wine comes in so many delicious varieties. August 3rd is White Wine Day, and there couldn't be a better time to visit your favorite wine bar and order a glass.
Whether it's chardonnay, pinot grigio, riesling, or moscato, our real estate agents love getting together with friends over a nice glass of wine. It's also pretty easy to do on the weekend since there are so many amazing wine bars around Baltimore. We went ahead and created a list of our favorites.
Art lovers are probably aware that July is World Watercolor Month, but if you're a newbie, that's okay. This wonderful art style truly expresses the human soul, and Maryland is a great place to view these gorgeous works of art. To get you started, our real estate agents have put together a quick list of their favorite places in Baltimore and the surrounding areas to find the best watercolor art:
Have you ever wondered why pina coladas have their own song but daiquiris don't? At least daiquiris have their own holiday! National Daiquiri Day is coming up on Tuesday, July 19th. Luckily, our real estate agents know all the best places to get daiquiris in Baltimore. Check them out below.
Outdoor concerts provide an amazing experience as you enjoy music under the sky in a unique setting. Soak up the sun during a daytime event or take in a concert under the stars with music from a wide variety of genres.
Our real estate agents share the following popular Baltimore outdoor venues for live music.
July 15 is National Ice Cream Day, but the treat is so popular that the entire month of July has been designated as National Ice Cream Month. With warm temperatures, it's the perfect time to enjoy a smooth, creamy scoop or two of your favorite flavor.
Our real estate agents suggest stopping by the following Baltimore ice cream shops during July as well as throughout the year.
June is Great Outdoors Month, and we can think of no better way to get out and enjoy the great outdoors than by exploring our local bike routes here in Baltimore County. We're fortunate to have hundreds of miles of paths and trails to choose from.
If you're looking for a place to ride your bike in the Baltimore area, it's safe to say that you have no shortage of options. Our real estate agents are eager to share their favorite bike trails near our Baltimore County homes for sale.
Although many people have switched to ebooks, there's nothing quite like holding a physical novel in your hand. There are many different book stores in the Baltimore area, perfect for both casual and avid readers. Our real estate agents can't cover them all, of course, so we've picked out some of our favorites.
Warmer weather is here, which also means grilling season is upon us! Enjoying good barbecue is one of our favorite things about spring and summer. Delicious smoked meats, spicy or tangy barbecue sauce, and your favorite southern-style sides make for quite a satisfying meal. One great way to celebrate National Barbecue Month is by grabbing your favorite barbecue sandwich and dining outside in the sun with friends and family.
Our real estate agents love grabbing lunch at the many great barbecue joints around Baltimore. Here are five of our favorite restaurants.
Did you know that the first Friday of May every year is National Space Day throughout the United States? This special day was created to recognize the wonder, progress, and pursuit of knowledge about all things space-related. The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, located a short drive from Baltimore homes for sale, is the perfect place to visit with your family for National Space Day. Our real estate agents have all the details on what to expect when you visit this fascinating museum.
Where: Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum – 701 Wilson Point Rd., Ste. 531, Middle River, MD 21220
Hours: Open every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 AM to 3 PM
Ah, dessert. It's so delicious and indulgent, but you may not allow yourself to enjoy it as often as you'd like. On May 6th, it's time to make an exception and say "Yes" to dessert—with zero guilt. That's because May 6th is International No Diet Day! This holiday is a chance to set aside those unachievable beauty standards and restrictive eating habits and enjoy yourself. Our real estate agents can recommend some wonderful places to order dessert around Baltimore.
Whether you're a newbie in the kitchen or consider yourself to be a good cook, there's always something you can learn to sharpen your culinary skills. Fortunately, Baltimore has many cooking classes that cover endless techniques and types of cuisine for different age groups.
Our real estate agents recommend checking out the following five places to take cooking classes in Baltimore.
Spring is finally in the air! It's the perfect time of year to start a garden. Just in case you need a little extra incentive to start planting, April is actually National Garden Month. So pull on those gloves, get your green thumb out of storage, and head out to the garden. If you need any gardening supplies, our real estate agents can recommend some great shops in the Baltimore area.
National Acai Bowl Day is celebrated on April 6, so why not head out to a Baltimore cafe to treat yourself to this delicious dish? Made with a base of pureed acai berries and topped with a wide variety of sliced fruits or berries or other goodies like granola, acai bowls are customizable to suit your tastes. And in addition to being tasty, the berries are a superfood packed with antioxidants.
Our real estate agents suggest stopping by any of the following Baltimore cafes for an acai bowl.
If you're looking to shake off the last of the winter chill before spring finally arrives, a nice glass of bourbon can really do the trick. Bourbon is a type of whiskey, but it's actually only made in the US and must be distilled from at least 51% corn. Also, it can only be aged in new oak-charred barrels, which helps promote the delicious smoky flavor.
Catching up with friends over a nice bourbon is a great weekend activity. There are several great bourbon destinations in and around Baltimore. Since our real estate agents are always out and about, they compiled a list of the top bourbon bars Baltimore has to offer. Be sure to include these stops on your bourbon tour.
Did you know that the Maryland Zoo is the third-oldest zoo in the country, and was founded in 1876? You can learn about that history and so much more when you visit the Maryland Zoo for National Zoo Lovers Day, which takes place on April 8 every year. Our real estate agents and Baltimore residents alike know that the Maryland Zoo is one of the best spots in the city for family fun, and we're excited to tell you more about you'll find when you visit this legendary local landmark.
St. Patrick's Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate than by attending a local event?
If you're in the area near our Baltimore homes for sale, you'll have easy access to plenty of fun things to do on this lighthearted holiday. From a cooking class to a 5K race, here are some of the most exciting events going on in Baltimore this St. Patrick's Day.
Wedding season is fast approaching, and our real estate agents are just as excited as you are. Whether you're a bride-to-be or accompanying a friend or relative in their dress search, we've created a list of the best wedding dress shops and bridal boutiques in Baltimore for your shopping convenience.
Although searching through the many Baltimore homes for sale—and ultimately making a purchase—is certainly an exciting event, it's impossible to deny that stress is always waiting around the corner. If left untreated, this can lead to unhappy home life, ill health, and worse.
Yoga is a very popular and effective way of reducing stress, and Baltimore has plenty of choices. To give you an idea, our real estate agents have put together a list of favorite yoga studios in the area.
Chocolate is delicious. Mint is delicious. Do you know what's even better? Pairing chocolate and mint together. In fact, this combination is so well-loved that there's a national holiday to celebrate it. National Chocolate Mint Day is coming up on February 19th. In the spirit of the holiday, our real estate agents would like to recommend a few places to get your chocolate and mint fix around Baltimore.
Are you ready for the Big Game? When you live in Baltimore, you won't have to travel far to find a great sports bar where you can experience football's biggest event of the year. No matter your neighborhood or how you like to watch the game, there's a Baltimore sports bar with your name on it. Our real estate agents have the details on six of the best sports bars in the Baltimore area where you can see a champion crowned in the Big Game this year.
Baltimore's food scene might just be the best-kept secret on the East Coast. From taco trucks to five-star restaurants, Baltimore offers a culinary experience to satisfy every palate. So if you're looking for a restaurant to host your next get-together, you have no shortage of options.
Of course, it helps if you can find a great restaurant that also has a private dining room you can book for your party or get-together. Luckily, Baltimore has plenty of those too! These are some of our real estate agents' favorite eateries for private dining in Baltimore.
Food halls are great places to visit as you take in the sights, sounds, and delicious smells from different vendors. They offer a variety of dining destinations in one convenient location, so you'll have your choice of cuisine and can each try something different if you're in a group of family, friends, or coworkers.
Our real estate agents recommend trying the following food halls around Baltimore.
If there's one thing for sure about Baltimore homes for sale, it's that you're never too far from an amazing chai tea location. Our real estate agents have put together a list of their favorite places to find this delicious drink and many more.
How are you planning on celebrating International Hot and Spicy Food Day on January 16th? If you're interested in a meal with a little kick, Baltimore's best restaurants have you covered. These establishments cover a range of different types of cuisine, but all are mouthwateringly delicious. Here are some of our real estate agents' favorite places to indulge in something spicy.
Whether you recently brought home a new puppy or you're about to welcome a new rescue into your family, there's never been a better time for dog training. January, after all, is National Train Your Dog Month. While you can do a lot of training at home, it can also be helpful to work with a professional dog trainer and take your dog to various classes. If you've been looking at Baltimore homes for sale, here are some nearby places to train your dog.
In Maryland, the fun doesn't end when the snow flies. In fact, you could argue that the best time to seek out family fun in Baltimore is in the middle of winter.
You'll find an abundance if great indoor and outdoor activities in the Baltimore area in winter, and our real estate agents are excited to share some of their favorites. Be sure to check out these fun, family-friendly attractions in Baltimore this winter.
The pumpkin eating season is officially on, all the way from the fall harvest, during Thanksgiving to Christmas. Our real estate agents have put in the work to find pie pastry shops and bakeries around Baltimore where you can enjoy some excellent pumpkin pie anytime, proving it isn't just for Thanksgiving.
One of the best things about buying a new home in Baltimore is that you have all new closets to fill up and stock with your favorite clothes. However, if you're new to the area, you may not know the best places to shop. Since December is National Tie Month, shopping for some new dress clothes is a great way to get out and explore Baltimore.
Whether you're moving into the area for a new job or moving across town for a change of scenery, our real estate agents recommend the following mens' clothing stores where you can find the latest ties, suits, and fashions paired perfectly with the personalized service you deserve.
The wonderful scent of fresh pastries at your favorite bakery is truly one of the world's greatest experiences. Pastries are certainly one of our guilty pleasures — whether it's for a weekend breakfast or an after-dinner dessert, our real estate agents love visiting our local bakeries for a sweet treat. With Pastry Day coming up on December 9, there couldn't be a better opportunity to do the same. If you're looking for a place to grab your favorite pastry, here's a quick list of our favorite Baltimore bakeries:
Pubs are a great spot to enjoy a drink, with some offering a cozy atmosphere and others playing host to exciting sports fans. They're not just about adult beverages, though, since many pubs offer delicious food ranging from appetizers to full-size meals.
Our real estate agents recommend checking out the following places to score some pub grub and drink in Baltimore:
Baltimore is gearing up for another exciting holiday season, packed with family-friendly events that have something to suit every interest. Whether you're looking to catch a show, shop for the perfect gift, enjoy a delicious meal, or learn to create your own holiday decorations, there's a local event with your name on it. Our real estate agents have all the details on six holiday events you won't want to miss around Baltimore this year.
With its soothing effects on body and soul, chicken soup may be the ultimate comfort food. Nurture your well-being by celebrating National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day on Friday, November 12.
Join our real estate agents in savoring a bowl of chicken soup at one of these great restaurants around Baltimore.
Rich, flavorful, and just slightly sweet, the cappuccino has been extremely popular among American coffee drinkers since it first rose to prominence in the 1980s. True cappuccino enthusiasts have been known to scour entire cities in search of a version that meets their high standards.
Since November 8th is National Cappuccino Day, our real estate agents have been on the lookout for the best cafes and coffee shops in Baltimore. Whether you are a regular cappuccino drinker or just want something to celebrate the occasion, the following five shops are great places to pick up one of these delicious drinks.
Did you know National Pasta Day is coming up soon? That's right, there's an entire day dedicated to enjoying this amazing food. To help you prepare, our real estate agents have been visiting local restaurants and trying their pasta dishes - all so we can give you great recommendations.
Next time you're in the mood for some decadent comfort food, we suggest visiting one (or more!) of these local hot spots.
The National Aquarium is one of the most popular family attractions in the Inner Harbor, with a location that's easy to reach from Baltimore homes for sale. In addition to an amazing selection of regular exhibits to explore, the National Aquarium offers a wide variety of special programs. Our real estate agents have all of the details you need to plan your next visit to the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
The exhibits at the National Aquarium will take you around the world to explore some of the most fascinating creatures and their ecosystems. There are more than a dozen large exhibits to explore, each with its own theme.
September is National Friendship Month, so why not celebrate your bond with your buddies and head out to a Baltimore restaurant to spend time together and enjoy a delicious meal? And while you're at it, ask each person in your group to invite a new friend so you can meet potential new pals during your get-together.
Our real estate agents suggest meeting your friends for dinner at some of the following restaurants around Baltimore:
Want to enjoy many of the same benefits as a traditional round of golf, but without worrying about buying clubs or paying for greens fees? Disc golf is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get some exercise in the fresh air, participate in some friendly competition, and spend some quality time with your favorite people. Whether you're brand new to disc golf or you're an experienced player looking for a new challenge, the Baltimore area has a disc golf course with your name on it. Our real estate agents have the details on 5 places around Baltimore where you can enjoy a round of disc golf this summer.
August 24th is a special day: National Waffle Day. Since the waffle iron was invented in the 1860s, waffles have become a breakfast staple. But actually, you can enjoy waffles at any time of the day, and there are several excellent Baltimore restaurants known for their waffles. Here are a few places our real estate agents recommend visiting in honor of National Waffle Day.
If you've ever longed to take to the skies, you're not alone. Flight has been a dream of mankind throughout history, and even now that the ability to soar above the clouds has been achieved, it remains a dream for many of us.
But it doesn't have to! Learning to fly is more accessible than ever before. In honor of National Aviation Day—coming right up on August 19—our real estate agents are excited to share these amazing flight schools in Baltimore and the surrounding areas.
If you've been busy exploring Baltimore homes for sale, you already know that there's a lot of culture here! While many cities are lucky to have a single brick-and-mortar bookstore, you'll find many wonderful options in our area. A locally-owned independent bookstore provides a unique experience that you just can't find with an online retailer or a big box store.
National Book Lover's Day is coming up on August 9th, making now the perfect time to visit some of the area's best local bookstores. Here are a few we recommend.
Summers in Baltimore get pretty steamy, and there's no better way to cool off than with a scoop of ice cream. The area has an abundance of ice cream parlors serving up creamy classics, unique, traditional, and vegan offerings this season. Whether you're a local looking to try a new shop or a home buyer looking for a spot near Baltimore homes for sale, here are the top scoop spots in Charm City that will make your sweet tooth go crazy.
When you're in the mood for comfort food, there's nothing quite like enjoying a creamy, delicious bowl of macaroni and cheese. While it's easy to make your own at home, it's far more fun to visit local restaurants and explore their unique versions of this classic dish.
Whether you need to refuel after a day of exploring Baltimore homes for sale or you're just feeling a "need for cheese," we recommend trying out one of these great local restaurants.
When it comes to Mexican food, everybody has their favorites. Whether you prefer tacos, burritos, or quesadillas, there's one thing we all love — the chips and salsa!
With National Tortilla Chip Day coming up on February 24th, we thought it would be a great time to ask our real estate agents about their favorite Mexican restaurants. Not surprisingly, the same names kept coming up. If you're ready to fiesta, head on out to one (or more!) of these local hot spots.
It's been said that food symbolizes love when words are inadequate. Our real estate agents suggest you tell your significant other how much you care with an intimate dinner at home on Valentine's Day. Pick up a four-star meal at one of these upscale restaurants around Baltimore.
Nowhere is Hampden's diversity and quirky appeal more evident than on West 36th Street, familiarly known as The Avenue. Check out these fabulous shops just minutes from Hampden homes for sale.