Make the most out of your trip to Baltimore, a city rich in culture and teeming with life, with these hand-picked excursions.
Discover why the British chose to attack Baltimore during the War of 1812 and the unusual circumstances that led to the birth of our National Anthem. This guided bus tour includes stops at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine as well as Federal Hill Park. Guests will also learn about other significant Baltimore sites and landmarks.
Tour time: 3 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and admission to Fort Henry.
Celebrate Independence Day in style aboard a special chartered cruise. The Raven, the newest vessel in the fleet, is an elegant and spacious two-level yacht, offering breathtaking views. You'll be in the center of Baltimore's Independence Day celebration as fireworks illuminate the night sky over the Inner Harbor. Beer, wine, and cocktails are available at one of two cash bars.
Tour time: 2.5 hours. Includes chartered yacht and crew (min 75). At 7:30 p.m., the tour leader will escort the group from Hilton Baltimore to the Inner Harbor pier; the cruise departs at 8 p.m.
Travel to Maryland’s capital, the beautifully preserved city of Annapolis. This colonial-era city is full of remarkable history, including the nation’s oldest statehouse in continuous legislative use. Annapolis is also home to the United States Naval Academy, and your walking tour of “The Yard” will include a visit to the breathtaking Chapel and the Crypt of John Paul Jones. Following your walking tour, you’ll have free time for continued sightseeing and shopping.
Tour time: 4.5 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, USNA walking tour, and State House visit (ID required).
The Constellation 101 Tour provides an overview of the ship’s history and a comprehensive walk-through fore-and-aft, spar-deck-to-hold. Hands-on activities punctuate the tour and bring into focus some of the tasks associated with service aboard a mid-19th century, all-sail, man-of-war.
Baltimore has been home to legendary literary figures such as Edgar Allan Poe, Gertrude Stein, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. This bus tour, led by a professional guide, explores just a few of the city’s literary luminaries and includes visits to the grave of Edgar Allan Poe, the George Peabody Library, and the Central Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
Tour time: 3 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and arrangements at George Peabody and Pratt Libraries.
Just a short distance from Baltimore is the site of one of the nation's most historic and pivotal Civil War battles — the Battle of Gettysburg. Accompanied by a professional guide, you’ll depart Baltimore for the approximately 90-minute trip to Pennsylvania. Upon arrival, you’ll be joined by a Licensed Battlefield Guide for a two-hour tour. Afterward you’ll have time to tour the visitors center and gift shop and have lunch before returning to Baltimore.
Tour time: 7 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and tour arrangements.
The state of Maryland is home to the National Security Agency, tasked with keeping Americans safe in part by monitoring and deciphering complex codes. The National Cryptologic Museum is the NSA’s gateway to the public and educates visitors about the role of cryptology in shaping history. This museum showcases unique cryptologic artifacts and shares the stories of the people, technology, and methods that have defined cryptologic history.
Tour time: 3 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and docent-led museum tour.
Fells Point is one of Baltimore’s oldest neighborhoods, and the spirits of the countless individuals that have called this waterfront community home since the 18th century are still very much alive. Your “ghost guide” will lead you on a spooky walking tour down centuries-old streets and share stories of haunts from the American Revolution to the Roaring ’20s.
Tour time: 2.5 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and ghost tour.
Grab some peanuts and crackerjack and join us on this exciting tour showcasing the long and illustrious history of America’s favorite pastime in Baltimore. You’ll begin with a tour of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, with up-close looks at the B&O Warehouse, Legends Park, and the Eutaw St. Promenade. Next you’ll make the short walk to the modest brick rowhouse on Emory St. where the game’s greatest slugger, George Herman “Babe” Ruth, was born! Here you’ll enjoy a film about the history of The Star-Spangled Banner at baseball games and a tour of the museum.
Tour time: 2 hours. Includes guide service and admission to the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum.
Visit the only Guinness Brewery in the United States, just minutes away from downtown Baltimore. In addition to being the home of Guinness Blonde, this brewery also serves as a laboratory for a variety of new recipes and flavor combinations. Your guided tour will conclude with a tasting allowing you to sample products not available anywhere else.
Tour time: 3 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and guided brewery tour and tasting.
Explore American history in our nation’s capital! Led by a licensed D.C. tour guide, you’ll depart from Baltimore and, upon arrival in D.C., get an up-close look at some of America’s most celebrated monuments and memorials, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the MLK Memorial, and more! Guests will have an opportunity for lunch on their own at historic Union Station, featuring a wide variety of dining options.
Tour time: 6 hours. Includes motor coach and guide service.
Partnering with our friends at Bite of Baltimore, this culinary tour invites you to experience the history, heritage, and charm of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, the maritime community of Fells Point. The tour includes four plates of food, one delicious craft cocktail, and 3.5-hour guided walking tour, plus motor coach transportation to and from the hotel.
Tour time: 4 hours. Includes motor coach and tour.
Poe fans will revel in the chance to visit the modest West Baltimore home where a penniless unknown college dropout became a professional writer, followed by a city tour that retraces the final days and hours of one of the world’s greatest literary icons. The experience culminates with a visit to Poe’s grave, where guests will be invited to pay their respects and hear readings of his work.
Tour time: 3 hours. Includes motor coach, guide service, and admission to Poe House.
Baltimore’s story is intrinsically linked to the water. With this tour you’ll see the sights and learn the city’s history aboard one of our famous Water Taxi boats. Accompanied by your professional guide, you’ll walk from the hotel to the Inner Harbor where your chartered vessel will be waiting to take you on a one-hour cruise that includes beautiful views of the skyline, historic ships, Federal Hill, Fort McHenry, and more!
Tour time: 2 hours. Includes guide service and chartered water taxi.