Details: Getting to Baltimore's historic Charles Street
Baltimore is about 35 miles from Washington. Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Maryland 295) into Baltimore, where it becomes Russell Street. Turn right on Hamburg Street, right again on Hanover Street, then travel south about 10 blocks and take a left onto Wells and another left onto Charles.
Hotel Monaco, 2 N. Charles St., 888-752-2636, http:/
4 East Madison Inn, 4 E. Madison St., 410-332-0880, http:/
Donna's Mount Vernon, 800 N. Charles St., 410-385-0180, http:/
Helmand Restaurant, 806 N. Charles St., 410-752-0311, http:/
Brewer's Art, 1106 N. Charles St., 410-547-6925, http:/
Washington Monument, 699 N. Charles St. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Climb to the top for $1.
Homewood House, 3400 N. Charles St., 410-516-5589, http:/
Woman's Industrial Exchange , 333 N. Charles St., 410-685-4388, http:/