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Directions & Parking

Public Transit Directions

The Charm City Circulator is a free bus service in Baltimore. We encourage residents and visitors to use this service—not only is it free, it’s efficient. A shuttle arrives every 10 minutes at the designated stops on each route. The Washington Monument is along the purple route of the Charm City Circulator. Its stop number 307 on the purple route, stopping at N. Charles Street and East Mount Vernon Place.

Mount Vernon Place is the centerpiece of Baltimore’s  historic Mt. Vernon Cultural District, about one mile north of the Inner Harbor and downtown business district. It is conveniently located near MTA bus lines (Nos. 3, 11, 31, 61, and 64) and the Centre Street Light Rail stop.

Directions

Use the Google Map, linked below, to get turn-by-turn directions to Mount Vernon Place.


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Driving Directions

From points north of Baltimore (Philadelphia, New York)

Take I-95 south through the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Take exit 53 (I-395) north which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Once on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., continue to Druid Hill Avenue. Turn right onto Druid Hill Avenue. Druid Hill Avenue becomes Centre Street. Proceed on Centre Street to Cathedral Street.  Turn left on Centre Street, and left again on to Charles Street where you will be at the base of the South Park.

From points south of Baltimore (Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia)

Follow I-95 north to exit 53 (I-395) which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Once on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., continue to Druid Hill Avenue. Turn right onto Druid Hill Avenue. Druid Hill Avenue becomes Centre Street. Proceed on Centre Street to Cathedral Street.   Turn left on Centre Street, and left again on to Charles Street where you will be at the base of the South Park.

From points northwest of Baltimore (Harrisburg-York PA)

Follow I-83 south to exit 5, Maryland Avenue. Turn left at the top of the ramp onto Maryland Avenue. Maryland Avenue becomes Cathedral Street. Follow Cathedral to Centre Street. Turn left on Centre Street, and left again on to Charles Street where you will be at the base of the South Park.

Parking

There are many options for parking that are convenient to Mount Vernon Place

1. 520 North Charles Street, between Franklin and Hamilton.
2. Franklin Street Garage, on Franklin between Charles and Cathedral Streets
3. Arrow Parking Lot, (Enter from Park, Centre or Franklin Streets)
4. 926 North Charles Street, between Eager and Read Streets
5. 601 North Calvert Street (The Baltimore Sun Garage)
6. Corner of Charles and Read
7. Corner of Charles and Eager
8. Charles Street, between Read and Eager
9. Peabody Garage, at Centre and St. Paul Streets

Metered and free street parking are also available in the neighborhood.

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