Baltimore: Exceptional for Groups
Whether you're a tour operator planning an adult or student tour, an individual planning a family or military reunion, or a bride and groom planning that wedding of a lifetime, this section is packed with tools designed to ensure that planning and executing your group event in Baltimore is both convenient and full of adventure and warm memories. If you already know your dates of arrival, itinerary and attractions you would like to see, click here to request pricing proposals for hotel room blocks and group pricing for attractions and venues. We also cater to tour operators, student youth travel, performance groups, weddings and more.
Once you arrive, let Baltimore's Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTAs) assist your passengers! CTAs (over 1400 trained so far), are individuals who have taken an extensive course, passed an exam and are now ready to make your stay the best it can be. Look for the Gold or Silver CTA Star pin when you arrive in our great city!
If you need to do more research, you can continue from here by choosing your specific tour or event from the navigation on the left. If at any time you have questions, please feel free to call our group tour department at 1-877-BALTIMORE or 1-877-225-8466.
We look forward to assisting you!
Star-Spangled Spectacular Group Tour Opportunities
From September 6 to 16, 2014, Baltimore will celebrate the 200th birthday of our National Anthem with Star-Spangled Spectacular, a 10-day, free festival centered around the city’s world-famous Inner Harbor and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. The city will host tall ships, naval vessels and the Blue Angels airshow. Landside highlights include re-enactments, live musical performances, a fireworks display and more. There are many exciting opportunities for groups to take advantage of during Star-Spangled Spectacular, including exclusive ship tours, a groups-only Patriotic Picnic at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, guided walking and boat tours and much more. For more information or reservations, contact Eric Masterton, Director of Groups Tour Sales and Hospitality Training at Visit Baltimore, at 410-659-7090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about Star-Spangled Spectacular group tour opportunities.
New Group Tour Initiatives
Motor Coach Parking Facility
Baltimore LOVES motorcoaches!
Visit Baltimore, working in conjunction with the Parking Authority of Baltimore City and the Department of Transportation, opened a new ADA-compliant motorcoach parking facility- paid for by a grant from the Maryland Heritage Area Authority. This facility welcomes your drivers with 61 spaces and a climate controlled lounge with clean restrooms, leather couches, vending and more.
This state of the art facility also includes:
- Pump out facilities
- In/out privileges
- Friendly customer service staff certified through the Baltimore Tourism Ambassador Program
- Internet access
- Free admission for drivers into the B&O Railroad Museum (during normal operating hours)
- Cable television
- Secure monitoring 24 hours a day
The facility is open and staffed from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. seven days a week from March 1 - late December. Drivers can pull in during this time to pay for metered hourly parking, 12 hour parking orovernight parking as well. Prices are incredibly reasonable at $5 per hour, $25 for 12 hours and $35 for overnight parking. Motor coaches overnighting in Baltimore can qualify for discounted parking by calling 1-877-BALTIMORE and selecting option "4". You can download a copy of the informational sheet by clicking HERE. For reservations or additional information, please call 410-385-5848.
Overnight bus parking can qualify for discounts. Call our group tour sales department at 410-659-7090 to learn how.
Baltimore Day Tripper Pass (New!)
For those tour operators who don't have itineraries but are stopping for a three to four hour visit in the Inner Harbor consider our new Day Tripper Pass. The pass is all-inclusive, and includes a choice of one of three attractions and one of thress restaurants for lunch - all for one low price. Don't worry about your motor coach as a purchase of 20 or more passes include a free parking pass at the NEW Baltimore City motorcoach facility. For more information, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-877-BALTIMORE and choose option "4".
Pass Choices are:
Attractions (pass includes choice of one of the following)
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore
Historic Ships in Baltimore
American Visionary Art Museum
Restaurants (Pass includes a meal at one of the following)
Tir Na Nog Irish Bar and Grill
Lenny's Deli Harborplace
Uno's Chicago Grill
*Purchase must be made no less than seven (7) days prior to arrival. All sales are final and non-refundable.
Group Tour Advertising
Click on the images below to view some of our recent Group Tour ads that feature just a few of the many unique experiences available in Baltimore.
Plan your trip!
- Civil War Trains Exhibit August 16, 2012 - December 31, 2015 | All Day
- In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland during the War of 1812 June 10, 2012 - December 31, 2014 | All Day
- A Very Visionary Star-Spangled Sidewalk July 1, 2013 - September 1, 2014 | All Day
- Fell’s Point Haunted PubWalk March 1, 2014 - November 29, 2014 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
- The Original Fell’s Point GhostWalk March 1, 2014 - November 29, 2014 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm