Nothing goes better with beer than sports and after taking a tour of the Shenandoah Brewing Company, visitors should make sure that they take a trip to Baltimore to watch some live sports and have fun in a whole new way while meeting new people. Baltimore is a sports city, with baseball and football drawing the largest crowds. Horse racing fans will be at home here, while the city’s waterfront area offers opportunities for enjoying the city’s shoreline from a different perspective.
Baseball and Football
From April to October, you can watch the Baltimore Orioles baseball team play at Camden Yards. If you’re a sports fan and there’s a game on during your visit, make sure you get a chance to enjoy one of these real Baltimore experiences.
The Baltimore Ravens play football at the M&T Bank Stadium, adjacent to Camden Yards. Around 5,000 seats are sold per game, the rest are already held by season ticket holders, with games being very popular with local fans. These matches are very vibrant and offer an unforgettable sporting experience that should not be missed.
For horse racing fans, Maryland’s oldest track for thoroughbreds and the site of the annual Preakness Stakes is Pimlico Racecourse is a delight. It’s in the city’s northwest area, about five miles from the Inner Harbor. The season runs from April to September, and The Preakness, an important event in racing’s Triple Crown, is held on the third Saturday in May.
If you’d like to spend a little time on the water, there are paddle and electric boats available for hire, adjacent to the World Trade Center. You can hire them by the half hour or longer, with trips offering a close-up view of the people and the happenings around the harbor. Opening hours vary according to season; it’s best to check directly at the pier.