Nestled in the heart of downtown Baltimore, the Baltimore Convention Center's location is a tourist's dream and a meeting planner's delight. Linked by a series of overhead walkways to Baltimore's renowned Inner Harbor, hotels and fine dining, the Center offers attendees a wide variety of attractions and meeting planners with an affordable prime destination. Getting around could not be easier. The Baltimore Convention Center is conveniently located next to the MARC train station, providing a direct route to Washington, DC, and Baltimore's Light Rail for local access. Visitors to the Center are 15 minutes from Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport and 7 minutes to Penn Station. Across the street from the Convention Center, visitors will find Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home of the famous Baltimore Orioles baseball team, and Ravens Stadium, home of the NFL champion Baltimore Ravens football team. Surrounding the Center is an array of first-class hotels, cultural institutions, restaurants and entertainment venues all within walking distance. The City is home to numerous medical institutions including; The Johns Hopkins Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the world; and the University of Maryland Medical Center. There are thirteen colleges and universities within the metropolitan area creating a college town of over 75,000 students from around the world. The Baltimore Convention Center is truly at the center of it all.