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:

$66,000
5 beds - 3 Baths

4512 WENTWORTH RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Elite Realty Services, LLC

MLS® ID: BA9983900

$50,000
2 beds - 1 Bath

1349 CLIPPER HEIGHTS AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Alex Cooper Auctioneers, Inc.

MLS® ID: BA9983861

$160,000
3 beds - 2+ Baths

950 PALLADI DR

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: ExecuHome Realty

MLS® ID: BC9983678

$147,987
3 beds - 1+ Baths

2544 LIBERTY PKWY

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: CENTURY 21 The Real Estate Centre

MLS® ID: BC9983734

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

$275,000
2 beds - 1 Bath

7334 GREENBANK RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.

MLS® ID: BC9983635

$235,000
4 beds - 3+ Baths

5338 KELMSCOT RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Advance Realty, Inc.

MLS® ID: BC9983641

$239,900
4 beds - 1+ Baths

5303 BALISTAN RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Keller Williams American Premier Realty LLC

MLS® ID: BC9983699

$299,900
2 beds - 2+ Baths

4616 FAIT AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Garceau Realty

MLS® ID: BA9983791

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

$349,950
3 beds - 1 Bath

543 BAYSIDE DR

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Real Estate Professionals, Inc.

MLS® ID: BC9983895

$429,000
3 beds - 2+ Baths

2923 HUDSON ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: RE/MAX Preferred

MLS® ID: BA9983702

$484,900
3 beds - 2+ Baths

1422 HARPER ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan

MLS® ID: BA9983655

$325,000
4 beds - 2+ Baths

5840 BELLONA AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Keller Williams Legacy Metropolitan

MLS® ID: BA9983326

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

$749,000
4 beds - 3+ Baths

6212 WOODCREST AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: RE/MAX Premier Associates

MLS® ID: BA9983334

$709,000
5 beds - 3+ Baths

19 MERRYMOUNT RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc

MLS® ID: BA9974453

$1,295,000
7 beds - 4+ Baths

105 SAINT JOHNS RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Chase, Fitzgerald & Co. Inc.

MLS® ID: BA9964291

$3,975,000
6 beds - 5+ Baths

7211 BELLONA AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

MLS® ID: BC9978843


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