The road that later became Historic Route 1 started as a trail during the 1600s. Burned trees marked the way, crude bridges crossed ravines, and canoe ferries transported goods and people across wider rivers. Later, the first horse carrier service would be established in New Jersey.
Quirky, diverse, historic, and above all, charming. See why Baltimore is among the nation's most dynamic cities. Historic Route 1 travels through Charm City and connects you with some of its best-known diversions.
No trip to Baltimore would be complete without an excursion to the Inner Harbor — a waterfront collection of stores, restaurants, and bars that is the city's heartbeat. Visit the USS Constellation, the only remaining Civil War-era naval vessel and all-sail warship built by the Navy. Cheer the Orioles at Camden Yard, modeled after the great stadiums of Baseball's Golden Age. The Babe Ruth Museum and Baseball Center is just steps away. Make a patriotic connection with Francis Scott Key at Fort McHenry, where he wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" in 1814. Learn about the world around us at the National Aquarium and Maryland Science Center. Or stop by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum — the birthplace of American railroading.
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