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Area Attractions

Join us for Major League Baseball

Camden Yards Stadium
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
7:05 p.m.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Texas Rangers

ISM - Maryland, Inc., invites you to attend the Orioles game. Visit www.ismmd.org for ticket information.

Baltimore - The Colorful, Diverse City

Information provided by Visit Baltimore (http://baltimore.org/pages/ism)

Maryland's largest city and economic hub is the host for the 97th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educa-tional Exhibit. Known for its beautiful harbor, quirky, distinct neighborhoods and unique museums, the city of Baltimore offers amazing sights, live entertainment and culture everyone should experience.

Facility Tour - Port of Baltimore (Maryland Port Administration)

For an insider's look on air, sea and port transportation, visit the Port of Baltimore for a one-hour tour conducted by the general manager, terminal operations for the Maryland Port Administration (MPA). Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 1:00 - 3:45 p.m. Earn 1 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) for your participation. $25 Member/nonmember. Click here to learn more. This event is sold out.

Harborplace & The Gallery at Harborplace

The heart of Baltimore's renowned Inner Harbor, Harborplace & The Gallery features a mix of 120 unique shops, restaurants and diverse eateries, plus live seasonal entertainment on the waterfront. Open daily; call +1 410/332-4191 or visit www.harborplace.com.

Maryland Science Center

Located at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the Maryland Science Center has three levels of hands-on exhibits waiting to be explored. Save time for an IMAX film, planetarium show or catch some live science on the Demo Stage. Hours vary; call +1 410/685-5225 or visit http://marylandsciencecenter.org for details.

National Aquarium Baltimore Venue

Stunning exhibits and more than 11,000 aquatic animals, plus the widely lauded exhibit, "Animal Planet Australia," make this Inner Harbor destination Baltimore's most popular attraction. Express entry is available when you purchase tickets online at www.aqua.org or call +1 410/576-3800 for more information.

Baltimore Ghost Tours

Award-winning haunted walking tours of Fell's Point and Mount Vernon. Certified Authentic Baltimore tours. Evening and day tours, haunted pub walks and ghost talks are available. Call +1 410/357-1186 or visit www.baltimoreghosttours.com for additional details.

Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation

As the nation's first nonprofit organization dedicated to the management and operation of municipal golf courses, the Baltimore Mu-nicipal Golf Corporation (BMGC) has become a model for municipal golf operations nationwide. For more than 20 years, BMGC's Classic Five courses Mount Pleasant, Pine Ridge, Clifton Park, Forest Park and Carroll Park have provided millions of golfers the op-portunity to play where legends have played. Call +1 410/444-4933 or visit www.bmgcgolf.com for tee times and reservations.

The Baltimore Museum of Art

All year long, Maryland's largest art museum showcases a dazzling collection, ranging from ancient mosaics to contemporary art, plus ever-changing exhibitions, sculpture gardens, an eclectic museum shop and a scenic restaurant. General admission is free. Additional information is available by calling +1 443/573-1700 or visiting www.artbma.org.

Baltimore Spirit Cruises

The climate-controlled and renovated Spirit of Baltimore, along with our Inner Harbor Spirit, offers year-round sailing. Enjoy lunch, dinner and interactive tours - it's fun and educational, all in one. Sixty-minute sightseeing cruises from April to September. Visit www.spiritcruises.com or call 866/312-2469 for details.

Charm City Food Tours

See why Baltimore is deemed the "Charm City" with these tours that highlight the architecture, history, culture and local cuisine in the area's historic neighborhoods. Call today for more information; +1 410/929-5730 or visit www.baltimorefoodtours.com.

Cruises on the Bay by Watermark

Cruise the Inner Harbor and beyond on the 65-foot "Big Red Boat." Relax during the tour and enjoy a full-service bar with A/C below and sunshine or stars above. Daily 45-minute narrated cruise departs on the hour starting at 11:00 a.m. US$6 children; US$17 adults. Friday night 90-minute "Key Bridge Cruise" departs 5:00 p.m., and Saturday night 60-minute "City Lights Cruise" departs 8:00 p.m. Call +1 410/268-7600 for more information or visit www.baltimoreboatcruises.com.

Cylburn Arboretum

This public garden and nature preserve encompasses more than 200 acres, with more than three miles of nature trails through a mature piedmont forest, a man-made wetland area and a historic mansion. Learn more at www.cylburnassociation.org or call +1 410/367-2217.

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Baltimore's wildest attraction, the zoo is home to more than 2,000 exotic mammals, birds and reptiles in a wooded, 180-acre setting. Call +1 410/396-7102 or visit www.marylandzoo.org for hours and ticket information.