Park the car, meet our innkeepers and stay awhile. Introducing the Charm City Circulator, Baltimore's convenient, eco-friendly and free shuttle! Hop on just footsteps from the Inn's front entrance at the Albemarle Square stop (Orange Route, stop 228). The Orange Route offers stops between Hollins Market and Harbor East, the Purple Route offers stops between Penn Station and Federal Hill, and the Green Route offers stops between City Hall, Fells Point, and Johns Hopkins. There's much to see and do nearby with easy exploration on foot, too.
Breakfast is Served
A stay at 1840s Carrollton Inn is not complete without enjoying a delicious breakfast prepared to order and included with your stay. A full American-style breakfast is served between 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at individual tables for two in the historic first-floor parlor, in the garden courtyard or in the privacy of your guest room. Wake up to fresh fruit and pastries, served with a hot cup of coffee, herbal and specialty teas, mulled cider and a variety of fruit juices. Guest favorite breakfast menu offerings include thick slices of Italian bread French toast, buttermilk pancakes with blueberries, bananas, raspberries or chocolate chips, and the house omelet with Shitake mushrooms, onions, cheese, tomatoes, and fresh organic herbs from sister property Gramercy Mansion's Koinonia Farm in season. Vegan, kosher, gluten-free and children's menus are available upon request. We will do our best to accommodate guests with any dietary restrictions or allergies – please notify us upon reservation or at check in.
Baltimore is truly a culinary destination, offering a diverse variety of cuisine. Whether strolling just a block south to Little Italy for an Italian feast, or craving a taste of Maryland's famous steamed blue crabs, your choices are limitless.
Some of our favorite neighborhood restaurants include La Tavola, Da Mimmo's, La Scala in Little Italy or Roy's Restaurant in Harbor East for a three course dinner including wine and dessert, served from a fixed menu. Click here for details.
Fresh locally-grown produce can be found at many farmer's markets in and around Baltimore, including the city's largest market under the JFX Viaduct at Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay Streets, open 7 a.m. –noon, April through December. Visit the new markets on Charles Street, in Druid Hill Park, in Fells Point and at Cylburn. Click here for a complete list of area farmer's markets.
Museums and Attractions
Baltimore is brimming with museums and attractions fun for visitors of all ages. The Carroll Museums including the Carroll Mansion, neighboring 1840s Carrollton Inn at 1840s Plaza, and the Phoenix Shot Tower, a well-known Baltimore landmark, are both must-see attractions along historic Jonestown's Heritage Walk. Just one block from the Inn sits the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History & Culture, the largest African American museum on the east coast. Port Discovery Children's Museum is located just across President Street from the Inn along with Power Plant Live!, an exciting entertainment destination featuring numerous concert venues, restaurants and nightclubs. 1840s Carrollton Inn is just three blocks from the Jewish Museum, the largest repository of regional Jewish history in America, the oldest synagogues and Corned Beef Row. The Star Spangled Banner Flag House, home of the maker of the flag that inspired our national anthem, is just two blocks away.
Art enthusiasts should check out The Baltimore Museum of Art where admission is free the first Thursday of every month, along with the American Visionary Art Museum, and the Walters Art Museum. Take in Baltimore's rich history and culture at attractions like the Edgar Allen Poe Museum, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. Both the National Aquarium in Baltimore and the Maryland Science Center are world-renowned destinations, always offering an amazing experience to guests young and old. If you are interested in attending many different types of conferences and conventions, check out upcoming events at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Segway and Bicycle Tours
Segway tours are a great way to see any site and Segs in the City is located only about a block from the 1840s Carrollton Inn! Segways are easy to use and guides not only provide expert training, but they offer an insiders knowledge to the local history and happenings. All Safari group sizes are limited in number of participants to ensure your maximum comfort and safety. Segs in the City also offers bicycle tours of the city which are led by a guide that provides history and information on the sites. Riders are given the opportunity to visit within some of the sites while on the tour including Fort McHenry
Baltimore is home to the Baltimore Orioles baseball team and the Baltimore Ravens football team. If you are interested in going to a game while staying with us, call 410-685-9800 for Orioles tickets or call 410-261-RAVE for schedule and ticket information for the Ravens and 410-481-SEAT for individual seats to a Ravens game.
Maybe you would rather watch the game in a great sports bar atmosphere. Field House located at the American Can Company on Boston Street in the heart of Canton is less than a 10-minute cab/car ride from the Inn. With 50 plasma TV's, you're sure to find the game you're looking for on any given day.
If you're in search of a rainy day movie, Landmark Theatres Harbor East is located just a few blocks from 1840s Plaza. With cushy leather stadium seating, premium bar and gourmet concessions, a movie here makes for a perfect date night, rain or shine. Click here for movies and showtimes.
If you prefer a live show, the historic Hippodrome Theatre, also known as the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, offers world-class concerts, shows and plays. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall along with special guests from around the globe.
The beauty of Baltimore is that tranquil garden settings are just minutes from the urban scene. If morning breakfast in the Carrollton Inn's landscaped courtyard gardens inspires more exploration, a visit to one of Baltimore's most famous gardens may be in order. Ladew Topiary Gardens has been named "the most outstanding topiary garden in America" by the Garden Club of America. Cylburn Arboretum on Greenspring Avenue invites visitors to explore a nature museum, gardens and trails and participate in educational programs throughout the year. Learn about other local gardens to visit during your stay, listed by the American Garden Museum, including the gardens at Gramercy Mansion, our sister property just 10 miles north.