Mother’s Day Around Baltimore, MD
Baltimore. This charming harborside city is as gifted in historic sights as it is in the vibrant array of activities that go on year round. Whether you’re visiting and drafting travel plans, a returning Baltimorean coming to see friends and family, or a local looking for something to do around home, you’ll find more than you can choose from. Read on for some of our favorite spots to celebrate Mother’s Day here around gorgeous Baltimore.
One of the most popular Mother’s Day activities is simply enjoying the peace of a walk amid flowers, nature and the outdoors, and Baltimore has plenty of these all. One of our favorite highlights of natural beauty here in Baltimore is the 200-acre grounds of the Cylburn Arboretum, a great location to enjoy the colors, bloom, and scents of May in Baltimore. Market Day is the Saturday before Mother’s Day here at the Cylburn Arboretum too, a great place to enjoy live music, crafts, shop for one-of-a-kind gifts for your mother, as well as browse fresh flowers and plants.
Picnic at Federal Hill Park
Enjoy the May weather for those who are only in Baltimore for this short time during Mother’s Day, and have a picnic at Federal Hill Park! This is a great location overlooking many of Baltimore’s most revered landmarks and buildings, as well as being highly accessible from a number of other prominent attractions in Baltimore, making it an easy and flexible addition, whether for lengthy picnics or a short family walk by the Inner Harbor.
Mother’s Day at the Inner Harbor
Speaking of the Inner Harbor, this is another great attraction with plenty going on during Mother’s Day for visiting families and parties alike. The memorable sights on the floating museums of the many historic ships docked in the Inner Harbor are a great Mother’s Day activity to take some truly unique pictures of your time in Baltimore as well as learn about this great city. There are also the cruises and river taxis that run regularly for families and groups who want to do some sightseeing, and of course, the eye-catching auditoriums and venues around the Inner Harbor are a great place to enjoy live music and performances this Mother’s Day. The Saturday before Mother’s Day this year has the Mother’s Day Music Festival in the early evening, for those who want to fill their itineraries with good music and unbeatable sights.
Brunch around Baltimore
Of course, we couldn’t forget the Mother’s Day staple of brunch, and with the number of fine restaurants and hotels around Baltimore, visitors will have many options to spoil their mother this Mother’s Day. Antrim 1844 is a rustic, all-American restaurant serving hearty, multi course meals, while Petit Louis Bistro is a great place to enjoy French delicacies and wines, and we couldn’t forget the fare at Sykesville Station, a truly Baltimore establishment.
Looking for Baltimore Airport Parking?