Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Where is the Visitor Center located?
Answer: The Baltimore Visitor Center located at 401 Light Street on the west shore of the Inner Harbor Promenade. Click here for hours of operation and additional information on services available at the Baltimore Visitor Center.
Question: How do I get a copy of the official Baltimore Visitors Guide?
Answer: To request a free copy of the official Baltimore Visitors Guide in the mail you can fill out a form located click here or call 1.877.Baltimore.
Question: Where can I find parking in Baltimore?
Answer: There are a number of affordable garages located all throughout downtown Baltimore. Click here view a map of parking garages. For additional parking information, please visit the Parking Authority of Baltimore City's website. Click here for a printable map of Baltimore parking garages.
Question: How can I obtain visitor collateral for my meeting?
Answer: Visit Baltimore provides a variety of materials for you and your attendees. You can order these materials in bulk online or contact one of our services team members.
Question: What forms of public transportation are available in Baltimore?
Answer: The Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) operates commuter and local bus routes, Metro Subway, Light Rail, and weekday MARC train service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Call the MTA 410-539-5000 or visit www.mtamaryland.com for more information about MARC and our other services.
Question: In addition to the Baltimore Convention Center, where can I hold my event or meeting?
Answer: Baltimore has a wide variety of meeting and event locations for you to choose from. From championship stadiums to elegant museums to cozy inns to actual seafaring vessels, whether you are hosting 12 guests or 12,000, Baltimore has the ideal selection of venues. Click here to get more information on Baltimore's Exceptional Spaces.
Question: What is the Baltimore Harbor Pass?
Answer: The Baltimore Harbor Pass is a four-day pass that gets you discounted admission to some of Baltimore's top Inner Harbor attractions. The Harbor Pass includes admission to the Maryland Science Center, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Top of the World Observation Level and a choice between Port Discover Children's Museum or American Visionary Art Museum and Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards or the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History. The passes can be purchased in advance at www.baltimore.org/harborpass with a savings of 25% for Harbor Pass over single ticket purchases. You may also purchase both passes at the Baltimore Visitor Center.
Question: Where can I find a downloadable map?
Answer: Visit Baltimore has prepared several downloadable maps. Click on the links below to download PDFs of Baltimore area maps.
Question: Where can I find a schedule of events?
Answer: Click here to see a full calendar of events for Baltimore and surrounding areas.
Question: What are my options for ground transportation?
Answer: While many of the destinations in Baltimore are within walking distance, the city offers a number of options for ground transportation. Click here to see options for auto rentals, buses and charters, limousines, shuttles, taxis and water transportation.
Question: Can I get access to high-resolution images of Baltimore?
Answer: High-resolution images are available for download. Click here to view our gallery of available images and request high resolution versions. You may also make request for available videos on DVD.
Question: Where do I find information on planning a Wedding, family reunion, or military reunion in Baltimore?
Answer: Wedding and reunion planning information is available under our Group Tours section. Please click here for that information.
Question: What is the 2009 Federal Per Diem Rate for Baltimore City?
Answer: The Baltimore City FY09 per diem will be raised up to $172 from FY08’s $155. More information can be found at www.gsa.gov/perdiem.
Plan your trip!
- Passages through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War October 13, 2013 - February 28, 2014 | 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Civil War Trains Exhibit August 16, 2012 - December 31, 2015 | All Day
- Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy June 9, 2013 - June 9, 2014 | All Day
- In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland during the War of 1812 June 10, 2012 - December 31, 2014 | All Day
- Family Fun Night - 2nd Thursday of each Month! January 10, 2013 - December 12, 2013 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm