CCIH 31st Annual Conference: Strengthening Global Health, Faith at the Center

Baltimore, Maryland
Thursday, July 13, 2017
   

 

         


  The city of Baltimore is full of interesting things to see and do. You can explore the following sites in the evenings or before and after the conference.

Inner Harbor
The Inner Harbor hosts a walkway on the waterfront with a mix of unique shops, restaurants and museums. It houses several of Baltimore's most popular attractions including the National Aquarium, the American Visionary Art Museum, the Babe Ruth Museum, and the Port Discovery Children's Museum. 
Website: http://baltimore.org/article/baltimore-inner-harbor

National Aquarium
A popular destination for visitors of all ages. The exhibits range from fish, crustaceans, to sharks and electric eels. There are also have dolphin shows that run throughout the day, which you can watch with no extra charge. On the top floor, there is a tropical rainforest with a re-created ecosystem. There is a new exhibit, Living Seashore, where you can touch sea creatures such as moon snails and jellyfish.
Website: http://www.aqua.org/?gclid=COel7_uIvskCFYb2HwodLVwH5Q

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
This is considered one of the best baseball parks in the country. The park includes a variety of restaurants, beer, pretzel and hot dog stands. There are also great views of the city from the stands. You can even bring your own food to the games. Make sure you're ready to shout "O!" with all the Orioles fans during the star-spangled banner. Other aspects of the stadium include the Kids Corner - near gate C, with entertainment for kids, and 90-minute tours of the stadium.
Website: 
http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com/bal/ballpark/

Baltimore Museum of Art
Free entrance and right next to the Johns Hopkins University campus!

The Baltimore Museum of Art holds the Cone Collection and the world's largest collection of Henri Matisse's works. Collections are organized chronologically and geographically, with art from Africa, Asia, and the ancient Americas. The BMA also has an impressive contemporary art collection. Outside, the Sculpture Garden has two terraced gardens, fountains, and 29th century sculptures. On Sundays, the museum hosts tours, workshops, and other activities.
Website: https://artbma.org/

Walters Art Museum
This museum contains more than 25,000 pieces of art. Admission is free, but there are charges for special exhibits. The museum hosts family tours and art classes. Exhibits include Fabergé eggs, Egyptian mummies, Etruscan jewelry, Medieval coats of armor, ancient manuscripts, and Baroque oil paintings.
Website: https://www.thewalters.org/

American Visionary Art Museum
This museum will catch your eye immediately, as it is covered by a mosaic of mirrored glass and surrounded by unique sculptures outside. It features work from self-taught artists as opposed to those who have been taught through formal training. Look out for the gigantic "Cosmic Egg"!
Website: 
http://www.avam.org/

Local Transportation
Charm City Circulator - the "Purple" bus is free from Homewood/JHU Campus through Mt. Vernon, downtown and arrives at the Inner Harbor. 
Public Buses - buses offer more routes and connections than the Charm City Circulator.http://mta.maryland.gov/local-bus
Private Taxis/Uber/Lyft - all convenient options to get around Baltimore. Taxis are usually lined up on the corner of 33rd St and St. Paul St, very close to Charles Commons. Beware of surge pricing on Friday and Saturday nights, especially in the region around the Inner Harbor. 
Amtrak and MARC Trains - Baltimore Penn Station hosts a local light rail, Amtrak, and the MARC train which gives fast and easy access to Washington, D.C.


Restaurants Near the Johns Hopkins Campus


BOZ'S Burger Bistro (Fast Food Burger Restaurant) bozsburgerbaltimore.com

3101 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 889-1718

 

Carma's Café carmascafe.com

20 St Paul St #7, Baltimore, MD 21218  (410) 243-5200

 

Chipotle Mexican Grill (Mexican fast food) chipotle.com

3201 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 662-1701

 

Honeygrow (Salads & Stir-Fry) honeygrow.com

3212 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 243-0107

 

Ledo Pizza (Pizza) locations.ledopizza.com

3201 St Paul St # G, Baltimore, MD 21218 (443) 835-2172

 

Masala Kitchen (Indian)

3105 St Paul St B, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 500-4513

 

Niwana Restaurant (Japanese) niwanarestaurant.com

3 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 366-4115

 

The PaperMoon Diner (Diner - casual food) papermoondiner24.com

227 W 29th St, Baltimore, MD 21211 (410) 889-4444

 

PekoPeko Ramen (Ramen) pekopekoramen.com

7 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218  

 

Pizza Studio Charles Village (Pizza) pizzastudio.com

3201 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 366-1896

 

Potbelly Sandwich Shop (Fast sandwiches) potbelly.com  

3201 St Paul St # G, Baltimore, MD 21218 (443) 451-1106

 

Subway (Sandwiches fast food) subway.com

3233 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 410) 235-0050

 

Tamber's (American and Indian) tambersrestaurant.com

3327 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218  (410) 243-5777

 

THB Bagels & Deli of Charles Village  (Deli & Bagels fast food) eatthb.com

3208 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218 (410) 624-7152





 

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