Expansive green spaces and panoramic views of the Inner Harbor make this neighborhood a delight to spend time in. This urban area is also conveniently walkable, whether you’re running errands or enjoying all the neighborhood has to offer. Easy access to local bars, restaurants, museums, churches, shopping, transportation, and much more makes this popular Baltimore neighborhood a favorite for many.

What Do People Do For Fun in Federal Hill? 

Located in the heart of Baltimore, Federal Hill is a popular destination neighborhood with a wide variety of sites, attractions and amenities. Here are just a few highlights: 

  • Sports Stadiums: While not located in Federal Hill, sports stadiums are just a walk away! The M&T Bank Stadium (home to the Ravens!) and Oriole Park at Camden Yards are both nearby, making it easy to get to games any day of the week. 

  • Museums: There are several museums either in Federal Hill or close by, making this a haven for those who love to learn something new! The American Visionary Art Museum is not your ordinary museum—they’re dedicated to the preservation of “outsider art.” The Maryland Science Center is another highlight of Federal Hill—in this dynamic museum, enjoy an expansive three levels of exhibits, an observatory, and a planetarium. 

  • Market: Nestled amid restaurants and bars, discover Cross Street Market, an incredible space brimming with food stands and and other vendors. Established back in 1846, this historic market features all types of products, like local produce, meats, baked goods, flowers, and more. This popular spot is a destination for locals and visitors alike. 

  • Beautiful parks: Showing off one of the best views in the city, Federal Hill Park is a 10+ acres park with history that goes back centuries. This Baltimore landmark features a playground, basketball court, restaurants, pubs, park benches, areas for picnicking, and much more! The nearby (and much smaller) Gateway Park is another scenic spot to enjoy some greenery in the heart of the city. 

  • Waterfront views: The Baltimore Waterfront Promenade stretches on for almost 7 miles, and part of this picturesque walk is located in Federal Hill. 


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Dining in Federal Hill

One of the best things about living in Federal Hill is your close proximity to a wide variety of restaurants and bars! Simply walk a few blocks to have your pick of different types of cuisine and more. Here’s a few of our favorites:

To see even more recommendations, explore our blog. Each of the guides below features at least one Federal Hill restaurant: 

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Commuting in Federal Hill

  • Travel by Light Rail: The Baltimore Light Rail has two stops near Federal Hill; one at Hamburg St./Stadium (902 S. Howard Street Baltimore, MD 21230) and another at Camden Yard (S. Howard St.and W. Conway Street Baltimore, MD 21201). See all light rail stops here

  • Travel by the free Charm City Circulator: This incredible FREE service has 30 shuttles that run four routes throughout Baltimore City. View all route maps and plan your trip here! 

  • Camden Yards Transit Center: While it’s not located in Federal Hill, it’s not far to get to the Camden Yards Transit center. From here, you can catch several buses, hop on the light rail, the metro subway, or the MARC train. Browse all transportation options from Camden Yards here

Schools in Federal Hill

Federal Hill Preparatory School is also located in Federal Hill. 

You can learn more about each school on GreatSchools.org!

Interested in buying a home in Federal Hill? 

In Federal Hill, buyers can expect to find consistent, good value and plenty of new construction of townhomes and condos (like Stadium Square) with $283,000 median home prices. Take a moment to explore Baltimore real estate here:

Search for Homes Under $200,000 in Baltimore:

$189,900
3 beds - 2+ Baths

6127 TWILIGHT CT

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

MLS® ID: BC9887227

$20,400
3 beds - 1 Bath

709 CATOR AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Owners.com

MLS® ID: BA9894225

$189,900
3 beds - 2 Baths

5502 GROVELAND AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

MLS® ID: BA9879343

$124,999
3 beds - 1 Bath

219 FULTON AVE S

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Keller Williams Realty Centre

MLS® ID: BA9010566

Search for Homes $200,000 - $300,000 in Baltimore:

$299,900
2 beds - 2 Baths

1401 PATAPSCO ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Cummings & Co. Realtors

MLS® ID: BA9893766

$289,900
3 beds - 2+ Baths

13 JONES VALLEY CIR

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Cummings & Co Realtors LLC

MLS® ID: BC9894140

$245,000
2 beds - 2 Baths

3627 HICKORY AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Keller Williams Legacy

MLS® ID: BA9894049

$299,000
3 beds - 1+ Baths

181 DUMBARTON RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

MLS® ID: BC9886359

Search for Homes $300,000 - $500,000  in Baltimore:

$313,000
3 beds - 3 Baths

2232 GUILFORD AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc

MLS® ID: BA9893969

$310,000

3853 FALLS RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Mr. Lister Realty, Inc.

MLS® ID: BA9893948

$430,000
3 beds - 3+ Baths

2208 EASTERN AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

MLS® ID: BA9893897

$485,000
3 beds - 2+ Baths

1406 BENJAMIN ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Next Step Realty

MLS® ID: BA9893798

Search for Homes $500,000 & over in Baltimore:

$1,495,000

208 WOODBROOK LN

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

MLS® ID: BC9893299

$1,375,000
3 beds - 3+ Baths

675 PRESIDENT ST #2805

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Monument Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: BA9893245

$899,990
5 beds - 4+ Baths

203 UPNOR RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: RE/MAX Preferred

MLS® ID: BA9875479

$795,000
6 beds - 2+ Baths

23 MERRYMOUNT RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Monument Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: BA9892950


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