Maryland
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Our most recommended Maryland Day Trips

  • From DC: Private Civil War Battlefield Day Trip to 3 States

    1. From DC: Private Civil War Battlefield Day Trip to 3 States

    Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Washington, D.C. or Arlington, Virginia. Journey across 3 states to 3 historic battlefields in West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia, culminating in a visit to Antietam, home to the infamous battle that saw a combined tally of 22,717 dead, wounded, or missing soldiers. Relive the pivotal Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the Battle of Antietam, the Civil War's bloodiest day of combat. Your tour begins with a visit to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, the location of John Brown’s Raid and Stone Wall Jackson’s great siege victory. Situated in a magnificent river gorge, the historic community of Harper's Ferry provides a ruggedly beautiful beginning to the story. Continue to South Mountain State Battlefield in Maryland. See where Robert E. Lee’s army desperately fought to reunite while facing an onslaught of Union troops. Finally...

  • Baltimore: 15-Minute Helicopter Tour

    2. Baltimore: 15-Minute Helicopter Tour

    Take to the skies in a climate-controlled turbine jet-powered Bell 206 Jet Ranger for up to 4 passengers and see Baltimore from a whole new perspective on this 12-15 minute helicopter tour. Witness Fort McHenry and the Under Armour World Headquarters in the Locust Point neighborhood, and see the US submarine, USS Torsk, and a decommissioned aircraft carrier in the Port of Baltimore. You'll get to see sights such as Patterson Park, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore Aquarium, the Inner Harbor sightseeing hub, and the iconic Natty Boh and Domino Sugar signs. If you are a sports fan, you're sure to love your unique view of the Oriole Stadium at Camden Yards and the Ravens Stadium at M&T Bank Stadium. Get a unique aerial perspective of historic neighborhoods such as Downtown Baltimore, Fells Point, and Mount Vernon before beginning your descent. Land safely back down at your starting point ...

  • Baltimore: Baltimore & Annapolis Skyway Helicopter Tour

    3. Baltimore: Baltimore & Annapolis Skyway Helicopter Tour

    Experience Baltimore and Annapolis, two of the most beautiful cities in Maryland, via the skies. All tours are in a climate-controlled turbine jet-powered Bell 206 Jet Ranger seating up to four passengers and offering Bose noise-canceling headsets. Have the chance to view the following sites from the sky: • Fort McHenry • Port of Baltimore and Seagrit Marine Terminal • Natty Boh Sign atop Natty Boh Tower • Patterson Park • Johns Hopkins Hospital • Historic Fells Point • Oriole Stadium at Camden Yards • Ravens Stadium at M&T Bank Stadium • Mount Vernon (Baltimore) • Inner Harbor • Baltimore Aquarium • Under Armour World Headquarters • Iconic Domino Sugar Sign • USS Constellation • USS Torsk • Locus Point • Key Bridge • Fort Carroll Sanctuary • Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus • Venice on the Bay • Bayside Beach • Gibson Island • Magothy River • Severn River • U.S. Naval Academy • Navy Stadiu...

  • Baltimore Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

    4. Baltimore Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

    Looking for a way to turn Baltimore into a giant game board? Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the amazing race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Baltimore.  Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history.   The adventure begins in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and will take you on a journey among historic landmarks, sailing ships, museums, Little Italy and other great sites of the city.  Experience views and excitement of the Inner Harbor as well as the sights and smells of Little Italy.   Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows participants to start when they want and determine their own pace of play.  Stop for lunch along the harbor walk or grab an Italian pastry in Little Italy. Offered at a fixed price fo...

    The four of us had fun - most of the clues were fun. The numerology one has some flaws in it but otherwise this was a great time.

  • From DC: Baltimore Day Trip with Optional National Aquarium

    5. From DC: Baltimore Day Trip with Optional National Aquarium

    Enjoy a comprehensive private day trip with luxury transportation included to Baltimore, Maryland, from Washington DC. Explore one of the most historic and strategic port cities in the United States, and discover why Baltimore is also known as “Charm City.” Depart with your guide from the US Navy Memorial Plaza, steps from the National Mall, in Washington DC and drive for about 1 hour to Baltimore. Once there, learn about key moments of Baltimore's past, such as the legendary British bombardment during the War of 1812 and the birth of the American national anthem. Hear about important historic figures that called Baltimore home, including Frederick Douglass, Charles Carroll, and Wallis Simpson, later known as the Duchess of Windsor after marrying Edward VIII, the Prince of Wales. Visit the famous Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine as well as the gravesite of the famed A...

  • Baltimore: Charm City Helicopter Tour

    6. Baltimore: Charm City Helicopter Tour

    The city of Baltimore, MD has so many great things to offer but it's too hard to visit them all in one day. Luckily, you are able to view much more through the skies, in the cabin of a helicopter. All tours are in climate-controlled turbine jet-powered Bell 206 Jet Ranger seating up to four passengers and offering Bose noise canceling headsets for the utmost comfort while you soar over the city. On the 18-20 minute Destination Baltimore Tour, you can expect to see the following (but not limited to): • Fort McHenry • Port of Baltimore/Seagrit Marine Terminal • Natty Boh Sign atop Natty Boh Tower • Patterson Park • Johns Hopkins Hospital • Historic Fells Point • Downtown Baltimore • Oriole Stadium at Camden Yards • Ravens Stadium at M&T Bank Stadium • Mount Vernon (Baltimore) • Inner Harbor • Baltimore Aquarium • Under Armour World Headquarters • Iconic Domino Sugar Sign • USS Constellat...

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What people are saying about Maryland

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The four of us had fun - most of the clues were fun. The numerology one has some flaws in it but otherwise this was a great time.