Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Best Memorial Day Getaways Near BaltimoreLearn more about our nation's history and pay tribute to those who have died in service by visiting these Memorial weekend destinations.
Baltimore's Fourth Of July Celebration PreviewBaltimore is best-known for its Ports America Chesapeake 4th of July Celebration, which hosts the popular live performance by Electric Brigade, a U.S. Naval Academy Band and a not-to-be-missed firework display over the bay. No matter where you go along the Inner Harbor, the area will be bustling with historical and cultural events throughout the day. Just be sure to pick the perfect spot to enjoy the spectacular fireworks show that starts at 9:30 p.m.