Baltimore is a fun and creative city full of landmarks that are just waiting for a picture to be taken. For visitors, Baltimore’s artistic blend allows for a field day for photo opportunities that will create memories for years to come. Famous and unique landmarks around Charm City allow you to become mesmerized by the night lights and the atmosphere. From Fed Hill to Mount Vernon, you will see some of the most Instagram worthy locations near Baltimore.
World Trade Center
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Built in the heart of the inner harbor by 1977, the World Trade Center is a tourist attraction all year round. In addition to its status as an important landmark, the World Trade Center provides a breathtaking view called “Top of the World.” This city attraction provides a 360 degree panoramic view of downtown Baltimore. This wonder also includes the ability to see sites and neighborhoods. The attraction is fully handicap accessible as well. All in all, this landmark provides ground level photo opportunities as well as top floor ones. Be sure to check out the 27th floor for an awe-inspiring experience!

Federal Hill

Federal Hill is one of the most beautiful areas from which to view the harbor. Relaxing, quaint and peaceful are just a few words to describe this area worthy of an Instagram post. Federal Hill is a historical area that is full of rich experiences and multiple photo opportunities. These opportunities include the beautiful architecture and multiple restaurant locations that provide some colorful dishes to photograph. Unique building structures with gold and black with red bricks allow for filters to utilize and bring out the best color schemes near the harbor.


Camden Yards

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards is one of the most popular photos in news feeds, especially come baseball season in Baltimore. This majestic ballpark has been a staple in downtown Baltimore for the past 24 years and will continue to leave fans and casual goers awe-inspired. There is a good amount of angles no matter where you sit, make Camden Yards a great place to take an Instagram picture. From the beautiful view of skyscrapers to the calming sunset during an evening game, you’re getting the best out of a photo opportunity. Whether you’re holding onto a delicious beverage or posing with a friend in O’s gear by the warehouse, Camden Yards will provide years worth of memories in the pictures taken.

Mount Vernon 

The beauty found in midtown Baltimore is abstract with a blend of unique architectural contrast. This neighborhood, located just north of downtown Baltimore, is designated as a National Landmark and is considered one of the oldest neighborhoods in Charm City. Landmarks such as the George Washington monument, a massive pillar created in 1815 to commemorate the first president of the United States, are all worthy of photo taking. Historically, Mount Vernon was home to the wealthiest and most fashionable families. One of the most noticeable remaining proofs of that lavish lifestyle is the Midtown-Belvedere which is a well known hotel that has been around for quite some time! And last but not least, you have the Walter’s Art Gallery which is full of rich artistic history and an exterior architectural that is also Instagram worthy.

Inner Harbor

The National Aquarium, the view of uptown, midtown and downtown are all available in the Inner Harbor for your viewing pleasure, especially when the city is built around this Baltimore neighborhood. Anyone living a block or three away can stand on their balconies or their rooftop patios and enjoy the view of the water with the tall buildings looming in Charm City.There are numerous possibilities for photos to be taken, especially at different times of the day, evening and night.

Nelson Barnes II is a freelance writer covering all things Baltimore. His work can be found on Examiner.com.

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