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Baltimore: Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Food Tour

Product ID: 284747
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Explore Mt. Vernon in Baltimore, named in honor of the General of the Revolution, and home to the first Monument to Washington. Enjoy a multi-ethnic food tour through the neighborhood of the wealthy industrialists who formed Baltimore post 1812.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • View the city from one of the best vantage points
  • See the Washington Monument and surrounding park dedicated to the Revolution
  • Learn the history of the industrialists and the impact they left on the city
  • Enjoy multi-ethnic cuisines from around the world
Full description
Come explore Mt. Vernon, the neighborhood of the aristocrats in Baltimore, and embark on a multicultural food tasting experience: visit 4 restaurants and see the views of the best neighborhood in town. Named for the home of George Washington, this land was donated by a Revolutionary War veteran of a wealthy family to erect a monument to Washington. The area soon became the most desirable place to live, if you were a family or person of means and taste.

Fast forward to today—the stunning architecture and grand designs of the neighborhood are paired with multi-ethnic restaurants and many museums and boutiques. The funky cultural mix of communities in the area lend themselves to the dynamic food and flavors that are found all over.

Start your tour at the Maryland Historical Society, where you'll dive into the history and formation of the neighborhood after the War of 1812. Learn about and discuss the importance of the aristocratic class, and almost a century of wealth and opportunity that flowed into the city. It was a time of prosperity and growth by leaps and bounds.

As you walk through the neighborhood, you'll eat at 4 stops, focusing on the cultural history of the area. Chinese dumplings, Turkish Mediterranean kebabs, Afghan specialties, and fusion cuisine are on the menu for a dynamic and thrilling foodie experience. End up at one of the best views of the city, and to toast to the future of Baltimore. See a side of the city that is far superior to what is shown in the news.
Includes
  • Walking Tour with guide
  • Secure parking
  • Food and drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People under 21 years
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Come to the main lobby of the Maryland Historical Society (201 W Monument St). There is free secure parking, so please use the parking lot if you drive.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
• This tour will run in the rain or shine, so be prepared for the weather.
• Guests will walk approximately 1 mile in distance, and some is uphill.
Organized by

Bite of Baltimore

Product ID: 284747