The Best Boat Hires in Baltimore
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What to know about hiring a boat in Baltimore
While in Baltimore, it’s a great idea to spend time on a boat, enjoying the beautiful views of the city and the Patapsco River. Hire a boat and cruise around for a few hours, seeing Baltimore from another perspective.
If you want to go fishing, hire or charter a trawler boat and spend a day casting off and reeling in fish from the River. You'll spend hours exploring the different bays along the river and in the Chesapeake Bay. Your experienced guide will take you to the best spots to catch some fish while on your fishing trip out of Baltimore.
If you like boating by wind power, check out sailing options in Baltimore. Hire a sailboat or charter a catamaran and cruise the rivers and bays surrounding Baltimore. Being powered by wind is a liberating and unforgettable experience to have when visiting a city that has major waterways to go boating in. There are both large and small monohull sailboats, impressive schooners, and large catamarans to hire or charter while in Baltimore.
If you'd rather be powered around by motor, check out electric boat hires and motor yachts available in Baltimore. Seeing the city and visiting different spots by boat is sure to be an experience you'll never forget. It's a great way to create memories with your travel mates while in Baltimore. It's also a great option for corporate events, with lots of full-service charter options in Baltimore.
Boating Events in Baltimore
The Baltimore Boat Show is a major boating event in Baltimore that draws hundreds of vendors and visitors annually. It takes place in the Baltimore Convention Center and features hundreds of boats and other marine vendors.
Other Things To Do
While on land in Baltimore, there are many interesting sights to see and things to experience. Plan on a visit to the National Aquarium, Fort McHenry, and the unique American Visionary Art Museum.
Port Discovery is a kid-friendly museum, with lots of hands-on exhibits and interesting things to keep kids entertained. It's the perfect place to visit if you happen to visit Baltimore on a rainy day or need a way to keep your kids occupied during your holiday.
Seafood is a big part of Baltimore’s culture, and some of the best restaurants to try while staying in the city include Thames Street Oyster House, Faidley Seafood, and Mama’s on the Half Shell.
If you’re looking to escape the busy city, visit one of the state parks outside of Baltimore. North Point State Park and Rocky Point Park and Beach are great places to experience nature, visit a beach, and relax while in Baltimore.
Marinas in Baltimore
Some of the primary marinas in Baltimore include Baltimore Marine Center, Harbor East Marina, and Henderson’s Wharf Marina. There are many more located throughout the city, both on the Chesapeake Bay and the Patapsco River. The marinas are well-maintained and located in beautiful spots on the harbor in the city. Stop by the marinas to see the boats moored in their berths, watch the sunset over the water, or visit a nearby waterfront restaurant or bar for a meal and refreshments.
A major city in Maryland, Baltimore is a popular tourist destination. It has something for everyone. There are museums and historical sites for travelers looking to experience American History. For foodies, there are plenty of restaurants to eat delicious seafood. The surrounding area is beautiful, with the Chesapeake Bay and Patapsco River. The river shapes the city and surrounds multiple districts.
The best time of year to visit Baltimore is during the summer months of June through August, but it is also the busiest and most expensive time to visit. If you travel to Baltimore during this time, be sure to book your accommodation far in advance. The late spring and early autumn months are good shoulder seasons to visit Baltimore. You’ll still have warm weather but prices and crowds will be more manageable. The winter can be cold in Baltimore, making it an unpopular time to visit.
To get to Baltimore, you can fly direct into the international airport. There are many international and domestic flights passing through daily. If you’re coming from another city on the East Coast, there are trains and buses that will bring you to Baltimore. It’s a 45-minute train ride from Washington D.C.
GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Baltimore.
We had a wonderful time sailing with Captain Alberto and his wife Grace! My husband and I and two of our friends went for an afternoon cruise as a birthday celebration. The boat was beautiful and they were friendly and gracious hosts. I was interested in learning more about sailing and Captain Alberto (an experienced sailing instructor) was a great teacher. Captain Alberto was also very responsive and helpful when we were making the arrangements for the trip. We hope to have an opportunity to do this again, and highly recommend a trip with Captain Alberto!
Our group of 6 friends enjoyed a terrific sunset cruise on Captain Alberto's boat. Captain Alberto is clearly an experienced sailor. He and his lovely wife were both very welcoming and we really enjoyed their company. Overall it was a wonderful evening and we all highly recommend it!
I booked this trip as a surprise birthday present for my fiancé! I invited a few of his friends and they all had a great time hanging out and learning a little about sailing. Captain Alberto and his wife were great and very knowledgeable. We would definitely recommend to anyone!
We celebrated my friend's bachelorette party with a sailing adventure. Captain Alberto and his wife were absolutely wonderful. We had an amazing time on the boat and they were great hosts. The entire process was seamless and extremely enjoyable. They went above and beyond to make it such a great experience. I would highly recommend booking!!!
Could not have asked for a better day on Captain Alberto's sailboat! My family and I had a wonderful time sailing across the bay, going for a quick swim and got a bonus tour of the Annapolis marina. Alberto and his wife were gracious hosts and let us have some time behind the wheel. It was such a treat sailing with such experienced individuals that will give you impromptu sailing tips and tricks. I highly recommend Captain Alberto for anyone looking to have a fun day on the bay and learn a thing or two about sailing!
This was such a great experience!! I brought 4 friends on this boat for my birthday and it was perfect. We all brought snacks and drinks, our bathing suits and a reggae playlist to set us up for a relaxing and fun day. We got to participate in steering the ship, raising the mast, etc. and that was a really cool experience because I like to learn things. Also, Grace and Alberto were so genuine, adventurous, fun, kind and I could go on. I had the best time hearing their life stories and by the end of the trip our relationship felt way more like "old friends" than "customer". We also were able to pull over and swim which to me was the funnest part! I definitely recommend this experience and think it could be anything from "classy and romantic" to "casual and fun" depending on the event and what each group wants and time of day.