it is about 4 miles. with Back streets (avoiding president ST) you are there in about 10-15 min. If you prefer you can take a FREE bus that runs between the Habor and upto Hopkins called the Green City Connector. IMO best way to move around between Hopkins and Downtown.... more
If you want to stick with Baltimore the Inner Harbor is a great selection. However, getting yourself a bit closer to the area's largest employer, Fort Meade/NSA you will find that there is a huge shortage of rental inventory and a year round demand for housing thanks to military and DOD rotations in and out of the base.
It is also located pretty centrally between Baltimore and Washington so it has a large feeder base of potential renters that are in a high income low risk category. Many hold TS scurity clearances and that almost always comes with great credit.... more