Moving from Chicago, IL to Baltimore, MD

Moving from Chicago, IL to Baltimore, MD
Moving from “Windy City” Chicago, Illinois to gorgeous Baltimore, MD should be a pretty easy transition. They’re both the largest cities in their respective states, but Chicago has quite a bit bigger population than Baltimore.  Baltimore has a population of 620,961, but the Greater Baltimore area is home to 2.7 million. With a city motto “The Greatest City in America,” I’m sure you can imagine that Baltimore has tons to offer its residents. Baltimore is located on the banks of the Patapsco River and the Inner Harbor is full of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment options all within walking distance of each other.  

What you can expect from a move from Chicago to Baltimore:
701 miles will get your from Chicago to Balitmore. During your 12.5 hour trip, you’ll pass through the following cities: South Bend, IN, Toledo, OH, and Pittsburgh, PA. All would be excellent locations to stop for a break and to re-energize.   

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The weather in Baltimore
Baltimore climate is going to be similar to what you were used to in Chicago, with warm summers and cold snowy winters. Winter temperatures in Baltimore will range from 29-49 F. Summers are pretty hot with highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid-60s-70s.

Getting Around in Baltimore
The Maryland Transit Administration or Charm City Circular will get you around Baltimore quickly. The city also has a subway line, light rail, and a comprehensive bus network. If you’d rather walk to work, Baltimore was ranked 14th in the United States in terms of how walk-able it is.

Getting an education in Baltimore
The Baltimore Public School district serves 84,000 students. There are also several colleges in Baltimore should you need to further your education: Baltimore International College, Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, and University of Maryland, Baltimore.

Dining in Baltimore

There are so many amazing restaurants in Baltimore, the hardest part is going to be deciding where to go. Some local favorites to try after your move: B&O American Brasserie, Rusty Scupper Restaurant, The Brewer’s Art, and City Café.

Welcome to Baltimore! We hope you love it here!