The 18.2 square miles of the Baltimore National Heritage Area encompass the city's oldest neighborhoods as well as the downtown and waterfront areas. The Historic and Cultural Resources Map shows the boundaries and sections of the city included within the heritage area, as well as War of 1812-related sites and attractions.

Baltimore is easily accessible by car, bus, train and plane, and is a four-hour or less trip from New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Richmond .

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is located approximately ten miles south of downtown Baltimore. Ground transportation options include taxi, van/shuttle and rail service (light rail, commuter and Amtrak).


Baltimore is easily accessible by train. Amtrak's Penn Station Baltimore is serviced by local, regional and Acela service. Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) trains bring travelers from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and from points north of Baltimore .

Baltimore is situated along Interstate 95, the East Coast's main artery connecting Florida to Maine . Interstate 83 links Baltimore to Harrisburg, Pa, and Interstate 97 provides easy access to the Maryland capital of Annapolis .

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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