Between Fells Point and Inner Harbor in downtown renaissance Baltimore is where you will find Little Italy. Founded in 1849, the majority of Little Italy, Baltimore consists of Italian residents and is a great place to go to experience Italian culture. The water taxi makes it convenient to get to, providing shuttle service to and from Little Italy. If you prefer to walk, Little Italy is also within walking distance of Fells Point, as well as Inner Harbor and Camden Yards. Little Italy, Baltimore has over 20 restaurants, trattorias and food stands to choose from if you are seeking some authentic Italian cuisine. This neighborhood is also famous for its fun, exciting events and activities.
Aside from the variety of great Italian restaurants and pastry shops, there is plenty to do in Little Italy. This neighborhood is filled with upbeat people and the atmosphere is no different. At night, loud music is in the air and people are dancing in the blocked off streets, so it is a great place to let loose, party, and have fun. For something a little more on the mellow side, check out one of the outdoor movies that play on Friday nights throughout the summer.
Other destinations to check out in Inner Harbor include:
- The National Aquarium
- Port Discovery
- The Gallery
- Maryland Science Center
- USS Constellation
Residents and visitors also enjoy the Wine Garden, Bocce Ball tournaments, and the Miss Little Italy beauty pageant. Visitors from all over flock to Little Italy, Baltimore in June for the Feast of Saint Anthony and in August for the Feast of Saint Gabriel. Additionally, visitors and residents wishing to worship may do so at the Saint Leo The Great Roman Catholic Church. Aside from fun and games, Little Italy also has its fair share of businesses and schools. Who says you need a passport to visit Italy? Just stop by Little Italy during your next visit to Inner Harbor.