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Sunday, December 04, 2011

So, I don't think I would have picked Baltimore for a getaway but there was this Living Social deal I just couldn't resist. Mt. Vernon hotel in downtown Baltimore for 2 nights with breakfast & parking included - $152.

I booked for Dec 1 & 2 as they have a monument lighting with fireworks and laser show and I thought it would be something different to help us kick off the Christmas season. Turned out to be a great 2 days. The hotel was only a block or two from the park where the fireworks were and the neighborhood was very nice and clean. Here are a few pics of the hotel and monument.

There was a cute Irish pub around the corner from our hotel where we stopped for a drink.

On Friday we went to the inner harbor and aquarium which was also nice.

And here's a pic of the crab with a crab... LOL

There was a free bus to take you around so it really was an inexpensive getaway and a nice relaxing time before we get into the hustle and bustle. And we did alot of walking so I don't think I gained much... will get on the scale tomorrow!

Hope everyone has a good week!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ANGIE_1230 12/8/2011 9:41PM

    I love the pics of the lighted monument. And you are as cute as ever. I want an autographed copy of you by the crab. Glad it was a great getaway for you and your honey.

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W5VEOTX 12/7/2011 9:36PM

    Sounds like a great time and a neat city for unexpected fun.

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TAMMYTH64 12/7/2011 7:11AM

    Wow! What a great deal! Looks like you had a great time!

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SSDCQUINCY 12/5/2011 9:25AM

    Sounds like a GREAT time Ellen. Hey I posted about a possible getawy in June to Vegas I hope you can make it!!!

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MKPRINCESS007 12/4/2011 10:46PM

    Looks like an awesome getaway! I really love Baltimore! Living in Philly, we have taken our share of excursions there. I really like Fells Point has its own unique charm. Loved your pictures!

Thanks for sharing!


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