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Attractions near Baltimore/Washinton International Airport

The area surrounding the Baltimore-Washington International Airport is home to many museums, most of which are in Baltimore. Within a mile of the airport, visitors will find the National Electronics Museum in Linthicum Heights while to the south is the National Cryptologic Museum, located in Fort Meade. The Baltimore area also has a host of museums such as the American Visionary Art Museum, the B&O Railroad Museum, the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum and the Sports Legend Museum at Camden Yards.


Golf lovers have their choice of golf courses and driving ranges. South of the airport, courses include Fort Meade Golf Course, Arundel Golf Park, Lunar Mini Golf, Chartwell Golf & Country Club and Compass Point Golf Courses. To the north, one can find the Fairway Hill Golf Club, Timbers at Troy Golf Course, Rolling Road Golf Club and Carroll Park Golf Course.


There are plenty of movie theaters and bowling alleys around the area of the airport. Bowling alleys include the AMF Ritchie Lanes, Bowl America and Glen Burnie Bowl. The movie theaters include the Cinemark Egyptian 24, Hoyts Cinemas 14 and the Regal Marley Station 8.

Family Fun

For family fun, there are plenty of attractions in the vicinity of the airport and in Baltimore. These attractions include the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Medieval Times Dinner Theater, the Maryland Zoo and the Shake & Bake Family Fun Center.

National Aquarium

The National Aquarium in Baltimore offers animal exhibits such as Australian animals, amphibians, birds, fish and many more. There is additional entertainment including the dolphin shows and a 4-D theater.

Medieval Times Dinner

The Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is another popular attraction. It offers customers a unique dining experience featuring an 11th century medieval tournament and a delicious meal of chicken, spare ribs, potatoes, soup and pastries.

Maryland Zoo

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore offers visitors food and refreshment stands, rides and attractions such as the Carousel ride and the Ride a Camel. The animal exhibits include the Addra Gazelle, the African Slender-Snouted Crocodile as well as plenty of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.

Shake and Bake

The Shake and Bake Family Fun Center is the place to go for roller skating, bowling and delicious pizza. It is located in Baltimore on Pennsylvania Avenue. The center offers room rentals for parties and it has special summer programs such as Day Care Day Camps.