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Baltimore and Its Neighborhoods
Baltimore is a city of neighborhoods. For a century Baltimore was a leading industrial port city, a heritage evident still in communities such as Fells Point and Canton which maintain maritime and historic character. Some neighborhoods are rooted in ethnic or working-class tradition, reflected
still in ethnic restaurants and festivals.
Learn more about Baltimore neighborhoods.

Read about a few of the neighborhoods near the campus where many of our students live:
Wyman Park
Roland Park

Browse through Baltimore's many places for shopping, entertainment, dining, movies, recreation and other resources, updated daily.

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Students have access to athletic centers on both University campuses—the Ralph S. O'Conner Recreation Center on the Homewood Campus and the Denton Cooley Athletic Center on the JHMI campus. Facilities include gyms, a swimming and diving pool, squash and racquetball courts, weight rooms, a cardiovascular area, a climbing wall, a coed sauna, an outdoor track, tennis courts, and playing fields.
The Baltimore Orioles
The Baltimore Ravens


Maryland is a small state, but its topography ranges from the Atlantic Ocean shore and the Chesapeake Bay to the Allegheny and Appalachian mountains. State parks in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia offer opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and cross country skiing.
Mountain Club of Maryland
Baltimore Rowing Club
Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
Baltimore Bicycle Club


Baltimore Opera Company
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
The Peabody Institute 

Center Stage
Everyman Theatre
Baltimore Theatre Alliance

American Visionary Museum
Baltimore Museum of Art
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Walters Art Museum
National Aquarium in Baltimore