Beyond offering outstanding professional opportunities, Baltimore is also a great place to live. Baltimore's affordable housing, cozy coffee shops, world-renowned Inner Harbor area, the Power Plant Live nightlife, historic Fells Point, world-class museums, fine music, and professional theater make living in or near Baltimore exciting and culturally rewarding. For sports lovers, Orioles baseball and Ravens football are within walking distance of the UMB campus. Plus, when living near Baltimore, it's a 50 minute drive to Washington, DC, a short 20 minute drive to the DC metro, or ride the daily MARC commuter train from downtown. You can experience all of the national monuments and other wonders of the country's capital while living comfortably in Baltimore.
Baltimore City also offers easy access to the Chesapeake Bay (home of the best crabs), Atlantic Ocean beaches, ski resorts in Western Maryland and Pennsylvania, and the national parks and forests of the Shenandoah region.
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