Washington D.C.

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Distance from Baltimore: 41 miles, less than an hour's drive Why it's cool: Washington is an international destination in Baltimore’s backyard. The city, named among the top travel destinations for 2013, is rich in museums, including the Smithsonian Institution, Disovery Theatre, National... Mark Wilson, Getty Images