Summer Fun—Day 22: Take a picnic to Fort McHenry

Enjoy today's beautiful weather with a picnic and some history at Fort McHenry.

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Hang out on the waterfront grounds and take in the amazing views of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor while your kids run around the spacious outdoor area.

When you are done eating, learn more about the history of the birthplace of our national anthem with activities, a self-guided tour, and musket and artillery demonstrations.

Entrance to the historic area of the park costs $10 for ages 16 and older; ages 15 and younger are free.

For more information, visit the Fort McHenry website.

For more ways to make picnics fun for the kids, check out our list of 5 fun family picnic ideas.

For more summer fun ideas, check out our 100 Days of Summer list of family activities, or see our daily calendar of events.