2024 STP Annual Symposium

About Baltimore

About Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland is a truly authentic American city that welcomes visitors to explore its diverse heritage and culture, distinct neighborhoods, world-class attractions, and award-winning restaurants all in close proximity—just a walk or short ride away. Baltimore has lots to offer beyond the conference floor, including more than 130 attractions, museums, historic sites and performing arts groups—plus a strong focus on celebrating the city’s multicultural heritage—meaning there is something for everyone.

Tucked along the famed Inner Harbor, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront offers guests an unsurpassed location from which to explore the vibrant city of Baltimore. Conveniently located only 12 miles from BWI Airport, this top-rated hotel is also superbly situated in the Harbor East district, home to the city’s best dining and nightlife opportunities.

Come explore Baltimore and see why they call it “Charm City!”


Baltimore is rich in history and charm. From memorable moments like the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” at Fort Henry and the establishment of the commercial railroad, to the legendary people like Edgar Allan Poe and Frederick Douglass. Discover the people, places and things that have shaped Baltimore history at these historic sites.

Babe Ruth Birthplace & Museum (1.7 miles)
Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum (2.4 miles)
Fredrick Douglass-Isaac Meyers Maritime Park Museum (0.6 miles)
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (3.7 miles)
Additional Historic Sites

Local Dining

The Baltimore Marriott Waterfront has its own signature restaurant, Apropoe’s, offering a fresh take on American comfort food combined with contemporary design that reflects local history. Savor a delicious meal at Azumi, Cinghiale, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, or any of the fine restaurants within walking distance in Harbor East.

If you are craving classic Italian fare, you’ll have no shortage of options, as Baltimore’s Little Italy is nestled just three blocks from the Baltimore Waterfront Marriott.

Immerse yourself in the locale, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a short 15-minute walk from the hotel and offers several dining options.

Things to Do

Located in Harbor East, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel is a short walk from Baltimore's most noteworthy attractions, as well as shopping, dining, and nightlife. Tour historic Fells Point or catch a baseball game at iconic Camden Yards during your hotel stay.

National Aquarium in Baltimore
Pier 3 501 East Pratt Street (0.4 miles)

Inner Harbor Attractions
Inner Harbor on the Water (0.8 miles)

Fell's Point
Broadway in Fell's Point (0.5 miles)

Baltimore Zoo
Druid Hill Park (4.4 miles)

Broadway Market
Broadway in Fell's Point (0.6 miles)

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 W. Camden Street (1.5 miles)

Federal Hill (Across Harbor)
Key Highway (1.5 miles)

Fort Mc Henry (Across Harbor)
2400 E Fort Avenue (3.5 miles)

Gallery Shops at Harborplace
Pratt and Light Streets (1.1 miles)

Little Italy
(0.1 miles)

Maryland Science Center (Across Harbor)
601 Light Street at Key Highway (1.7 miles)

Pier Six Concert Pavilion
Pier Six at the Inner Harbor (0.4 miles)

Port Discovery Kids Powered Museum
35 Market Place (0.6 miles)

M & T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street (2.2 miles)


The average high temperature for June is 85° F and the average low is 68° F. For an up-to-date, detailed weather forecast, visit the National Weather Service Forecast Office. STP suggests wearing layers of clothing in case of air-conditioned session rooms and an umbrella in the event of rain outdoors.

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