If you are staying in a downtown hotel, because they are all within walking distance, you can expect that you will visit here more than once. The shopping alone can keep you enthralled for hours. The food vendors will delight your taste buds. And the restaurants will entice you back for a busy lunch or for a relaxing evening meal.
Harborplace opened to the public on July 2, 1980. Three and a half decades of tourists have taught Baltimore the proper way in which to treat visitors. Literally millions of people will visit HarborPlace this year - you will find crowds but it will not be crowded. The facilities are bright and airy, with views of the city and the water from almost everywhere. You will find "popular" and well known stores and the most "interesting assortment" of stores unique to Baltimore.
On warm afternoons and evenings there are "free" live performances held in the Amphitheater, an outdoor entertainment arena located at the water's edge right between the Light Street and Pratt Street Pavilions of Harborplace.
Like a country garden in the midst of a big city,