Baltimore, Maryland Tours Part 1

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Baltimore, Maryland is a thriving city. It has an incredible history. The absolute best way to sightsee all that Baltimore has to see is through the city tours.

The Baltimore Trolley Tour

The Baltimore Trolley Tour takes visitors to see all the major sights in Baltimore. The tour last 90 minutes and is narrated by a knowledgeable tour guide. The vehicle you will be riding in is of course climate-controlled as you ride through the sights and charm of a city of neighborhoods. This guided tour goes through the historic Fells Point neighborhood where sailors, sea captains and immigrants lived in the 18th Century Maritime community. You will see the Carroll Mansion, J. Fava Cast Iron Building, The Shot Tower and Baltimore’s architectural beauty – City Hall.

Some of the Baltimore Trolley Tour sights include (this is not a complete list):

• The “Star Spangled Banner” Flag House
• Little Italy
• Historic Fells Point
• Mt. Vernon Place
• Edgar Allen Poe’s final resting place
• Babe Ruth Museum
• B&O Railroad Museum
• Federal Hill
• American Visionary Art Museum
• Inner Harbor
• The National Aquarium

Time:

Daily 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. from April 14 through October 31 (this is current at the time of this article writing in 2007).

Prices:

Adult Internet reservation rate: $19.95 and child rate ages 6 – 12 years are $9.95. Children under 6 years of age are FREE (2007).

Top of the World Lookout in Baltimore Tour

This is the perfect starting point for visitors to the city of Baltimore, Maryland. It provides a breathtaking view of Baltimore’s skyline, harbor and beyond. The attraction features a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of Baltimore with stationed binoculars and photomap guides to help guests learn about local attractions, hotels, sites and neighborhoods. It is also a fully handicapped accessible attraction. You can look at as long as you wish until closing time Wednesday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They admit people until ½ hour before closing.

Prices: Adult Internet Reservation: $5.95, senior rate $4.95, child rate $3.95 (current prices as of 2007).
Guides will reveal fascinating facts and personal reminiscences that help to make Baltimore come alive.

Top of the World features expansive windows that frame the Inner Harbor, surround the city and beyond to the Chesapeake Bay.

Captain’s Dinner Cruise in Baltimore
You can sail through Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and enjoy a delicious dinner at the same time. Enjoy comfortable enclosed decks and open-air decks that offer a panoramic view of the city. This cruise features music and dancing. The meal is prepared on board plus unlimited beer, wine, or soda. This is a fantastic cruise for visitors as well as those who live in Baltimore to experience the harbor firsthand on the water.

Prices: Adult retail is $75.95, internet reservation for adults is $70.95, child age 3 to 20 is $38.95, and child under 3 is FREE. (prices current at of 2007)
For more contact information about these Baltimore Tours, follow the link in the resource box of this article.

Continued in Part 2

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