The Peabody Court Hotel is located in the Mount Vernon neighborhood, which features a variety attractions and restaurants.
Mount Vernon Neighborhood,
near the Peabody Court Hotel
- The Helmand: Afghan cuisine. The menu includes a fantastic array of vegetarian options. A reservation is recommended.
- Akbar Restaurant: Indian cuisine. Cozy and casual atmosphere with great food.
- Minato Sushi Bar: a great Japanese restaurant and sushi bar.
- Marie Louise Bistro: specializes in a blend of French, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisine.
- Iggies Pizza: great pizza! BYOB
- Kumari Restaurant: Nepalese, Indian and Tibetan food.
Suggested Bars & Brewpubs
- The Brewer’s Art: a great Baltimore brewpub serving a variety of house beers and food. We suggest the Brewer’s Art for an informal Saturday night post-conference hangout (June 28th).
- The 13th Floor: this bar on the 13th floor of the beautiful Belvedere building offers a view of the entire city. This is another place for Sat. night near the The Brewer’s Art.
- Dionysus Bar: Another great bar near the The Brewer’s Art.
Hampden Neighborhood, near Laydeez do Comics event at Atomic Books
(holding the Fri. night event on June 27th)
Suggested Restaurants & Bars
- 13.5 Wine Bar: a first choice since it’s less than a block away from Atomic Books (Laydeez do Comics event) a great atmosphere in which to enjoy locally sourced food and carefully selected wines from around the world.
- Golden West Cafe: a unique & quirky environment with a selection of locally procured, season-conscious meals and a nice bar.
- Grano Pasta Bar: This is the smaller of two Grano restaurants in Hampden located at 1031 West 36th St. Informal, BYOB with outdoor seating. Wonderful fresh pasta dishes.
- Rocket to Venus: great atmosphere, a ten minute walk from Atomic Books in Hampden.
- Cafe Hon: Casual Cuisine, Local Flavor.
- Holy Frijoles: Mexican food in the heart of Hampden.
- The American Visionary Arts Museum
A must-see for a Baltimore visit. Our group tour at the AVAM is now full, unfortunately. But we recommend squeezing a visit in if you can for the exhibit: Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity!
- The Walters Art Museum
An amazing collection of art from antiquity to the 20th century, general admission is free to the public and it’s only two blocks from the Peabody Court Hotel.
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum is dedicated to presenting the story of popular culture since the nation’s earliest days in an entertaining and educational fashion so that our guests have the unique opportunity to walk through a timeline that parallels and is entwined with history as a whole. Great classic comic and toy collections.
- The National Aquarium in Baltimore
A must-see for any Baltimore visitor. The National Aquarium exhibits a tremendous variety of species in their naturalistic habitats.
- Baltimore Museum of Art
Located in the Charles Village neighborhood North of Mount Vernon, the BMA is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. The BMA today has 90,000 works of art, including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world.
- Fort McHenry
During the War of 1812, this star-shaped brick fort successfully defended Baltimore from an attack by the British navy. The Star-Spangled Banner lyrics were derived from a poem about this famous battle.
More information on visiting Baltimore is available at Baltimore.org.