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:

$65,000
3 beds - 1+ Baths

1607 SMALLWOOD ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland

MLS® ID: 1004210223

$10,000
3 beds - 1 Bath

3651 CHESTERFIELD AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Alex Cooper Auctioneers, Inc.

MLS® ID: 1004210753

$5,200
2 beds - 1 Bath

407 MONROE ST S

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Century 21 Downtown

MLS® ID: 1004210659

$29,900
2 beds - 1 Bath

407 FREEMAN ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Century 21 Don Gurney

MLS® ID: 1004210983

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

$240,000
3 beds - 1 Bath

825 MILTON AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Realty World Home Centre

MLS® ID: 1004210773

$234,900
3 beds - 3+ Baths

616 NEWKIRK ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Future Realty, Inc.

MLS® ID: 1004210671

$292,449
3 beds - 2+ Baths

5435 OLD FREDERICK RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Real Estate Teams, LLC

MLS® ID: 1004210059

$239,900
3 beds - 2+ Baths

1514 BROADWAY N

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: RE/MAX Sails Inc.

MLS® ID: 1004209893

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

$465,000
2 beds - 2 Baths

1000 FELL ST #618

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Maryland REO Realty, LLC

MLS® ID: 1004211795

$349,900
3 beds - 2 Baths

2712 WOODCOURT RD

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: RE/MAX 2000, REALTORS

MLS® ID: 1004210739

$369,000
1 bed - 1+ Baths

1200 STEUART ST #729

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Monument Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: 1004210577

$343,998
3 beds - 2+ Baths

5456 BRISTOL GREEN WAY

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Real Estate Teams, LLC

MLS® ID: 1004190943

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

$564,990
4 beds - 2+ Baths

6501 GREENLEIGH AVE

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Long & Foster Real Estate INC

MLS® ID: 1004209801

$549,000
1 bed - 1+ Baths

801 KEY HWY #T-17

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Monument Sotheby's International Realty

MLS® ID: 1004187249

$789,000

211 FORT AVE E

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: RE/MAX Advantage Realty

MLS® ID: 1004184377

$525,000
3 beds - 2+ Baths

1015 STREEPER ST

Baltimore, Maryland

Listing office: Tristar Realty Inc

MLS® ID: 1004184093


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