Local Attractions

Baltimore, Md. – The University of Maryland BioPark Building

Conveniently located near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Camden Yards and I-395, the University of Maryland BioPark building offers a sophisticated laboratory and office environment on a vibrant academic medical center campus. Its mission is to create a university-associated research park that accelerates biotechnology commercialization and economic development in the surrounding community and throughout the region.

In 2007, the Association for University Research Parks (AURP) named the BioPark the “Emerging University Research Science Park of the Year.”

Area Attractions

Inner Harbor
From family-friendly museums and restaurants to satisfy every palate to exciting nightlife, cultural experiences and spectacular people-watching, Baltimore’s Inner Harbor offers more to see and do than you can imagine. Choose from a number of exhilarating sightseeing cruises. Visit the Maryland Science Center, which features an IMAX theater and planetarium. Take in breathtaking views from the World Trade Center. See the historic Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, or the treasures of the Inner Harbor on the Baltimore Maritime Museum tour.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
The beautiful baseball-only facility in downtown Baltimore became the official home of the Orioles in 1992. The one-time railroad center is 12 minutes west by foot from the city’s Inner Harbor and only two blocks from the birthplace of baseball’s most legendary hero, George Herman “Babe” Ruth.

National Aquarium
National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. It features a living collection of more than 20,000 fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats. For more than 30 years, the neon wave on the south side of the National Aquarium’s main building has been an iconic element of the Inner Harbor’s distinctive skyline.

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, often referred to as the Meyerhoff, is home to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world’s most important orchestras. The Meyerhoff is named for Joseph Meyerhoff, a Ukrainian-born Baltimore businessman, philanthropist and arts patron who served as president of the Baltimore Symphony from 1965 to 1983.

Fine Dining

The Baltimore harbor is known for a variety of cuisines – and of course, seafood.

  • Charleston – Not just dinner, but a 7-course experience.
  • The Rusty Scupper – Succulent seafood and occasional entertainment.
  • Roy’s – The best of Hawaiian fusion cuisine.
  • Waterfront Kitchen – Spirited American dining. Serves local, seasonal ingredients.
  • B&O American Brasserie – Seasonal small plates and New American meals.
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries – Fans say this is the way a burger should be.

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Washington, D.C. – The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, the Ronald Reagan building is in the heart of Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the White House, the Capitol, Smithsonian museums and many of the area’s finest hotels and other prominent businesses, historical sites and cultural organizations. Occupying 3.1 million square feet, it is currently the largest structure in the city. The first and only federal building dedicated to both government and private use, the Ronald Reagan Building houses a premier conference and event center, executive office space, ample meeting and event facilities, retail and dining opportunities.

The Federal Triangle Metro Station (orange/blue/silver lines) is located on-site, and is connected to the building by covered passageway. The Metro Center Metro Station (red line) is located just two blocks away.

Onsite Amenities

  • Food Court Eateries include:
14th Street Deli Bassett’s Original Turkey
California Tortilla City Lights of China Express
Everything Yogurt and Salad Café Flamers Charbroiled Hamburgers and Chicken
Gelatissimo Great Wraps
Kabuki Sushi and Teriyaki Kelly’s Cajun Grill
Larry’s Cookies & Ice Cream Nook
Quick Pita R&B Steak and Grill
Saxby’s Coffee Sbarro
Smoothie King Subway
  • Dry cleaning
  • Auto detailing
  • Nail and massage salon services
  • UPS store
  • Concierge

Area Attractions

The National Mall
A two-mile swath of land bound by the U.S. Capitol to the east and the Washington Monument to the west, the National Mall is a wide, pedestrian-friendly, tree-lined boulevard with touching monuments and memorials, world-famous museums and impressive federal buildings along Constitution Avenue.

Warner Theater
The Warner Theater is host to a variety of Broadway productions, comedy, dance, film and music concerts. It features a spectacular marble and gold leaf lobby and a large auditorium complete with gold leaf ceilings and chandeliers.

The White House
Perhaps the most famous address in the U.S., the White House is not only where the president lives, it’s also the political epicenter of Washington, D.C. A must-see tour for any visitor.

Verizon Center
This state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex is home to the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. Experience over 220 annual world-class sporting events, concerts and family shows in the heart of downtown D.C.

Fine Dining

For the discerning palette, there are a number of area restaurants that get rave reviews.

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