With something around every corner to either see or do, Baltimore is certainly an exciting destination on its own or in combination with Washington or Philadelphia. tour packages include the famous Baltimore sights such as the National Aquarium, Port Discovery, Science Center, USS Constellation and Fort McHenry (where Francis Scott Key composed The Star Spangled Banner).
Take a tour of Camden Park, home of the Baltimore Orioles. Old time ethnic neighborhoods, outdoor markets and the exciting Inner Harbor fill our your itinerary with shops and sights.
The USS Constellation, the last all sail warship built by the US Navy, is open to the public as a museum in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The Museum invites guests to discover life on-board the only Civil War era vessel still afloat and to explore the ship’s maritime history.
Baltimore Maritime Museum
Baltimore and the nation’s maritime heritage await you with tours of the USCGC Taney, the last surviving warship from the attack on Pearl Harbor; the U.S. submarine Torsk, which sank the last two Japanese combatant ships of World War II; and the Lightship Chesapeake, a floating navigational lighthouse.
Maryland Science Center
One of Baltimore’s premier locations for family entertainment! Explore three full floors of hands-on exhibits, an IMAX theater, a planetarium, newly renovated kids’ room, an observatory and café.
National Aquarium in Baltimore
More than 11,000 animals, aquarium displays and daily dolphin shows take visitors on a journey through aquatic environments while promoting conservation of wildlife and its habitats. One of the nations premiere aquariums.
World Trade Center – Top of the World
Start your visit to Baltimore with a breathtaking view of the city’s skyline and beyond from the world’s tallest pentagonal building, designed by I.M. Pei. Top of the World offers a spectacular 360-degree view of the horizon.
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
During the War of 1812, the successful defense of this star-shaped fort inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which became our national anthem.
Maryland Historical Society
The state’s largest museum collection (over 6 million objects) is shared with the public through permanent and changing exhibitions and a research library. Highlights include Civil War memorabilia and the original manuscript of the Star-Spangled Banner.
National Historic Seaport of Baltimore (Inner Harbor)
The Inner Harbor’s National Historic Seaport of Baltimore includes a variety of maritime attractions—from historic boats to a floating lighthouse—that together tell the story of Baltimore’s important maritime history. All sites can be reached on foot or by Seaport Taxi.
Baltimore Civil War Museum/President Street Station
The 1849 train station houses an exhibition that addresses Baltimore during the Civil War, Maryland’s railroad history and the building’s role in the transportation of slaves escaping to the North.
B&O Railroad Museum
The B&O Railroad Museum is a fascinating, fun place for kids, families and lovers of history and American railroading.
Port Discovery, the Kid-Powered Museum (Inner Harbor)
Port Discovery, the Kid-Powered Museum at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, is three floors of ever-changing, interactive fun for the whole family, with exhibits designed in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering.
The Washington Monument & Museum at Mt. Vernon Place
Designed by Robert Mills and begun in 1815, this is the country’s first public monument to honor George Washington. Visitors can climb all 228 steps to the top for a truly breathtaking view of Baltimore!
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA)
Home to the world-renowned Cone Collection of unparalleled work by Matisse and Picasso, the BMA showcases a dazzling collection from ancient mosaics to contemporary art. The BMA also features special exhibitions, sculpture gardens and a café.
Arena Players, Inc.
Founded in 1953, Arena Players, Inc. is the nation’s oldest continuously operating African American community theater. The company produces five mainstage productions each year, including both classic works and plays of contemporary black playwrights. Live jazz show and comedy show once a month.
Baltimore Opera Company
Enjoy a fully staged, visually stunning, and thrilling-to-hear opera, featuring international singers, directors and conductors. All performances include English subtitles.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Under the direction of Music Director Yuri Temirkanov, the internationally acclaimed Baltimore Symphony performs a full calendar of classical, pops and family concerts throughout the year in the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
Gordon Center For Performing Arts
This center presents cultural arts in theater, dance, film and music for the enjoyment and education for the community.
Six Flags America
Six Flags America is an exciting theme/water park featuring over 100 rides, shows and attractions. Eight outstanding coasters headline—including the notorious Batwing and Superman Ride of Steal coasters.
U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis
Visit the U.S. Naval Academy (1845), undergraduate college of the U.S. Navy. Visitor Center features film “To Lead and To Serve,” Freedom 7 space capsule, guided walking tours and gift shop.
Berrywine Plantations/Linganore Wine cellars
Taste estate vintages, fruit and honey wines. Daily wine tasting and tour of the winery. Outdoor music fests, special events and picnics make this a fun place to visit. Groups welcome!
Built in the 1850s, this breathtaking Italianate mansion showcases 48 elegant rooms filled with decorative arts, rare books, Tiffany glass and theater art by stage designer Leon Bakst.
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
A National Historic Landmark, this was the home of Mary Pickersgill. She was commissioned during the War of 1812 to sew a 30’ x 42’ flag for Fort McHenry, inspiring Francis Scott Key to write the words that would become our national anthem.
The Baltimore Zoo’s 161 acres are home to over 2,000 animals, including many threatened and endangered species. Don’t miss the award-winning children’s zoo. The Baltimore Zoo is open daily, year-round.
Pride of Baltimore II (Inner Harbor – when in port)
Pride of Baltimore II is the tallship and goodwill ambassador of the state of Maryland and the Port of Baltimore. She can be chartered for day sails and dockside receptions in the Chesapeake Bay and other ports around the world.
Lined with fabulous restaurants, historic Little Italy offers a cluster of colorful eateries, from formal to casual, that continue to attract visitors and celebrities.
Mount Vernon – Charles Street and Mount Vernon Place
Designed in 1831, the neighborhood quickly became the most fashionable residential district in Baltimore. Today, visitors still enjoy beautiful tree-shaded parks, filled with fountains and statues. Home to the nation’s first public monument honoring George Washington, a 178-foot-tall white marble column.
Take a tour of the home of the Baltimore Orioles and Oriole Stadium. See the park or take in a game.
Baltimore Harbor Cruise|
Enjoy a variety of dinner, lunch, moonlight and sight-seeing cruises through Baltimore’s historic harbor.
SAMPLE ITINERARIES & EXTENSIONS
Baltimore – 3 Days
- Meet Baltimore guide
- National Aquarium with sea mammal show
- Cross Street market lunch
- Camden Yards Oriole Stadium tour
- Hard Rock Cafe group dinner
- 6:30pm: Edgar Alan Poe night tour at Westminster cemetery
- Hotel breakfast
- USS Constellation guided tour
- Water taxi across Baltimore Harbor to Fort McHenry
- Tour the Fort and view the film
- Downtown touring, Top of the World Observation Deck, Fell’s Point
- Inner Harbor shops
- Evening activity options (dinner theatre, DJ Dance Cruise)
- Hotel breakfast
- Annapolis Visitors’ Center film
- Annapolis United States Naval Academy guided walking tour
- Lunch on own and shopping in Annapolis