Baltimore is the home to some of the most fun and exciting attractions in Maryland. Many are surprised to learn that Charm City's best attractions are hidden in plain sight or tucked away from the everyday hustle and bustle. Spend the summer exploring these hidden secret spots across Baltimore.
Although owned and operated by a private foundation, Sherwood Gardens is open to the public. Visitors are invited to stroll through the six-acre property and indulge in a picnic lunch surrounded by the flowers of the season. Visit the gardens this summer for the perfect summer day amongst the marigolds, perennials, and shrubs.
R house takes the mall food court to a new level. Ten chef's share one building to bring Baltimore foodies the handcrafted meals they're craving. No need to stop at everyone's favorite fast food or takeout restaurant. The entire family will have enough options all in one place. Choose from pizza at Molina's, delicious Korean BBQ at Be.bim, or a zesty taco bowl from Amano Taco. Other options include mediterranean street food, fried chicken, sushi, vegan/veggie, and ice cream.
Dangerously Delicious Pies
With locations in Hampden and Canton, this pie shop prides itself on making handmade pies from scratch with no additives or preservatives. Dangerously Delicious offers a full line of sweet and savory pies along with quiches. Try a slice of the hometown favorites, the Baltimore Bomb and the Key Bridge Lime!
Ma Petite Shoe
This charming shop on the famous 36th Street in Hampden combines a girl's two favorite things. Chocolate and shoes! Stop by my Ma Petite Shoe after brunch for the latest women's designer shoes and a selection of artisan chocolate from around the world.
Chuck's Trading Post
This isn't your average convenience store. Chuck's Trading Post serves Baltimore as a tasty brunch eatery but also as an old-fashioned general store . Sit at the bar and enjoy the Pimlico Skillet. Pick up some nuts and candy from the trading post before you go!
Diner En Blanc
This event is so secret, no one knows where it's going to be! Diner En Blanc is returning to Baltimore. At the last minute, the secret location is revealed to registered guests who will arrive dressed all in white, and conduct themselves with the greatest decorum, elegance, and etiquette. They'll all meet for a mass "chic picnic" in a public space. Guest will experience the elegance and glamor of high French society, and engage one another as they appreciate the value of Baltimore's public spaces. Register for your spot today!