Things to Do in Baltimore!

Listed by Neighborhood and Distance from Chase Court

About our neighborhood of Mount Vernon, Baltimore’s Cultural District

Mount Vernon/Midtown-Belvedere


Washington Monument & Mount Vernon Place

North Charles Street between Center & Monument Streets
5 blocks from Chase Court
Mount Vernon acquired its land and name during the 19th century when John Eager Howard and his heirs donated what was then the highest point in Baltimore to become the site for the first memorial to George Washington. The site of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Place is generally regarded as one of the most beautiful urban sites in the world.

Lyric Opera House
140 West Mount Royal Avenue, (410) 685-5086

5 blocks from Chase Court
The Baltimore home of Broadway and opera. The acoustics of the Lyric are world-renowned, and conductors and performers alike have attested to this fact from the beginning. Not only is the theatre a cultural and architectural landmark, it is a world landmark when judged in terms of its sound.

Baltimore Opera Company
(The Company performs at the Lyric)
140 West Mount Royal Avenue, (410) 685-5086
From the first performance by the Company in 1950 of Rosa Ponselle’s Aïda to the spectacular new American opera Dead Man Walking, opera is thriving in Baltimore!


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
1212 Cathedral Street
, (410) 783-8000, (877) BSO-1444
5 blocks from Chase Court
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world’s most important orchestras. Acclaimed for its uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence, the Baltimore Symphony has attracted a devoted national and international following.

The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall has been the home of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra since its opening in 1982. The 2,443-seat hall has been hailed for its pristine acoustics and versatility. The Meyerhoff has played host to international classical stars such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Emanuel Ax, and popular performers including singer-songwriter Harry Connick, Jr., bluegrass singer Allison Krauss and comedian Jerry Seinfeld.

The Walters Art Museum
600 North Charles Street, (410) 547-9000
5 blocks from Chase Court
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday , 11 AM – 5 PM, Fridays ’til 8 PM
The Walters Art Museum is internationally renowned for its collection of art. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Deco jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces.
 Admission to the museum is free.

107 East Preston Street, (410) 234-8967
3 blocks from Chase Court
Recognized as one of the best yoga studios in the city by Baltimore Magazine and City Paper, the Yogaworks in Baltimore has cultivated a roster of talented teachers and deliver a variety of classes to a diverse community. The Midtown studio is located in a charming converted carriage house that wasbuilt in 1900. There are three spacious rooms that fully accommodate large classes. The studio also features a men’s and women’s retreat, complete with showers and changing rooms.

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Charles North

The Charles Theatre
1711 North Charles Street, (410) 727-FILM
6 blocks from Chase Court
The only theatre of its kind in Baltimore, The Charles has the unique distinction of offering first-run specialty films in addition to Hollywood movies, foreign films and cinema classics. The 1150-seat, 23,000 square-foot movie house is located in one of Charles Street’s most intriguing historic buildings.

MARC Train to Washington

Baltimore Penn Station
1515 North Charles Street, (410) 539-5000
3 blocks from Chase Court
The Penn Line of the MARC Train service operates on Monday through Friday ONLY, with service to Washington Union Station. It is inexpensive and an excellent way to visit Washington, DC on weekdays. The ride takes about 45 minutes.

Jones Falls Area

Baltimore Streetcar Museum
1901 Falls Road, (410) 547-0264
9 blocks from Chase Court
Hours: Sunday, 12 PM – 5 PM (Year-round)
Saturday, 12 PM – 5 PM (June through October)
Admission includes unlimited rides on original Baltimore streetcars, displays, an audio-visual presentation of Baltimore’s streetcar history and a guided carhouse tour.

Inner Harbor

Baltimore Orioles
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 West Camden Street, (888) 848-BIRD
About a mile from Chase Court
Home of the Baltimore Orioles, Oriole Park at Camden Yards was the first of the “retro” major league ballparks constructed during the 1990s and early 2000s, and remains one of the most highly praised.

Baltimore Ravens
M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street, (410) 261-RAVE
About a mile and a quarter from Chase Court
TicketMaster: (800) 551-SEAT(7328)
, (410) 547-SEAT(7328)
Football! See our Superbowl Champions up close and personal!

National Aquarium in Baltimore
501 East Pratt Street
About a mile and a quarter from Chase Court
A world-class aquarium featuring a tropical rain forest, dolphin shows, large permanent exhibits of sharks and rays, and a new $70 million Australian reef exhibit.

Hollins Market


Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

901 West Pratt Street, (410) 752-2490
About a mile from Chase Court
Visitors to the B&O Railroad Museum can tour many of the Museum’s facilities including the 1884 Roundhouse where you can climb aboard a real locomotive and see the most comprehensive collection of American railroad artifacts in the world. Free train rides are offered on Tuesdays – Sundays from April through December.

Johns Hopkins Homewood

The Baltimore Museum of Art
Art Museum Drive, North Charles & 31st streets
, (443) 573-1700
About two miles from Chase Court
Matisse, Picasso, sculpture gardens, ancient mosaics, contemporary art, a cafe, make this museum a must-see for art lovers and visitors seeking a relaxing afternoon.

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