Local Tall Ships
Pride of Baltimore II – Pride of Baltimore II is a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer. She was built in 1988 and visits ports around the world, serving as a maritime ambassador for Baltimore. The Baltimore Clippers were fast ships and useful as privateers.
Lady Maryland – Lady Maryland is the flagship of the Living Classrooms Foundation, serving as a classroom on the water. She voyages from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine with students of all ages. Lady Maryland is a Chesapeake Bay pungy schooner, a traditional 19th century work boat in the bay.
Sigsbee – The Sigsbee is a 1901 skipjack, designed for the Chesapeake oyster trade. Today she serves as part of the Living Classrooms educational fleet, sailing from Virginia to Philadelphia. Hundreds of skipjacks used to work the Chesapeake bay, but now only a few remain.
Water Taxi – The Baltimore Water Taxi has multiple lines and stops all along Baltimore Harbor. Landing #7 is at Harbor East, next to Harbor East Marina. The green and yellow lines both stop at Harbor East. A one-way ticket is $8 and an all-day pass is $14.
Harbor Connector – The Harbor Connector runs from the Rusty Scupper restaurant at Landing #4 to Harbor East at Landing #7. The best thing is, it’s free!
Charm City Circulator – The Charm City Circulator is a free bus system that connects different neighborhoods in the city. The Orange Line and the Green Line both stop at Harbor East. And it’s free!
Things To Do
National Aquarium – The National Aquarium, Baltimore, features a living collection of more than 17,000 fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats. In summer 2013, the Aquarium opened Blacktip Reef, a breathtaking exhibit replicating an Indo-Pacific reef and featuring more than 700 animals, including a school of blacktip reef sharks.
USS Constellation – Today’s Constellation was built in 1854 to replace the original from 1797 and was finally decommissioned in 1955. She is the flagship of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor revival.
Maryland Science Center – Fun for the whole family can be found at the Maryland Science Center. Everything from the science of cells, dinosaurs, humpback whales, the blue crab and outer space, it’s all here. Don’t miss the IMAX theater or the Planetarium.
Fort McHenry – Fort McHenry played a pivotal role in the Battle of Baltimore in 1814. The flag flying over the fort during the battle inspired Francis Scott Key to write our national anthem.
Civil War Museum – This free museum, located in the historic President Street Station, explores the city’s connections to the Civil War and Underground Railroad; visit website for hours.
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum – Explore 250 years of American pop culture. The GEM is located in historic Camden Station at Camden Yards in Baltimore Maryland, just a few blocks from the city’s famed Inner Harbor.
Places To Eat
Bagby Pizza Co. – Located nearby at 1006 Fleet Street, Bagby’s was named Baltimore’s best pizza.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar – The Fleming’s of Baltimore is located in downtown Baltimore on Aliceanna and President streets. Here you’ll find an exceptional menu inspired by a passion for steak and wine served with unrivaled hospitality.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant – Enjoy elegant waterfront views, pure German lagers and finely crafted gourmet food at GB Baltimore at 1000 Lancaster Street, Suite B, just 2 blocks from the marina.
The James Joyce Irish Pub and Restaurant – Our cozy, inviting atmosphere is the ideal place to sit back and enjoy a pint with Cap’n Tom and the crew. Located on President Street, just two blocks from the Summer Wind.
Ouzo Bay Greek Kouzina – For delicious, authentic Greek cuisine, Ouzo Bay is all about a great experience. Find them right by the water at 1000 Lancaster Street.