Thursday, April 07, 2016


Featuring Baltimore

Baltimore is positioned in the center of Maryland in the Chesapeake Bay. The city expanded as other products such as corn adjacent district, and molasses Caribbean went through the port.

In the Revolutionary War, Congress assembled in Henry Fite House during December 1776 to February 1777, becoming the capital of the United States for a brief period until Congress returned to Philadelphia. After the Revolutionary War, Baltimore developed into a major center for shipbuilding, production of ships masted clipper top privateers. In 1812, the British tried to void that threatens to invade the city, but they eventually rejected the heroic Battle of Baltimore.

Built in 1828-1853 the railway Baltimore and Ohio helped transport corn from the Midwest to the door and gave a huge boost to the economy of the city. The 20th century began with the catastrophe, when, in 1904, a large fire destroyed hundreds of buildings in the city center. A reconstruction time followed, this time using a fire-resistant brick floor. At the end of the 20th century saw a new Baltimore renewal time occupied his Inner Harbor shoreline degraded received a complete overhaul.

This district waterfront is now a big hit with tourists and attractions include American Visionary Art Museum, ships Historical Museum, the Maryland Science Center, Harborplace Mall, Baltimore Museum of Industry and the National Aquarium .

Baltimore became the eighth largest port in the United States, stretching more than 20 miles from the coast. In addition to goods, the port of Baltimore has long welcomed passengers. Today there is a hottest choice of cruises on offer, even if, as the sailing cruise ship for the beautiful Bahamas and the Caribbean.

Baltimore Cruise Terminal

Mayland The Port Authority, in 2004, decided to change the port of Dundalk cruises. The Maryland cruise terminal, a shed converted paper building was opened in 2006 in the South Locust Point coastline.

The terminal building provides basic facilities such as toilets, public telephones, vending machines, registration in an office and an ATM. A large parking space for the use of passengers is located next to the terminal building.

The pier is 1,139 feet long and 35 feet deep, which limits the cruise port just a cruise ship.

Baltimore Tourism

Baltimore has a lot to offer tourists, with many exciting attractions. Stop at the Inner Harbor Visitor Center, where you'll find trail maps, brochures and information to help plan your day.

Fort McHenry

Only a half-mile of the cruise port is historic Fort McHenry commander Bay. The Battle of Baltimore was observed by Francis Scott Key of a floating ship in the bay, and it was transferred to penning the lyrics to the Star Spangled Banner.

Baltimore Museum of Industry

The rooms have machines was color photographs and old documents beginning celebrating the history of industry and commerce, in Baltimore.

Federal Hill

Federal Hill was named after a day of joy to celebrate the inclusion of Maryland in the United States Constitution. Today is a small green space with spectacular views of the Inner Harbor.

American Visionary Art Museum

This curious museum dedicated to the work of the artist without training, are seen as having outstanding personal approach.

Baltimore Historic Ships Museum

The Historic Ships Museum to see the USS Constellation (a ship Clipper), Foot Knoll Lighthouse Seven (the oldest living battery lighthouse in Chesapeake), the flagship of Chesapeake, USS Torsk (sub) and USCGC Taney (the last remaining warship pearl harbor).

Fell's Point

About a mile east of the Inner Harbor's historic district Fell Point. In the first part of the nineteenth century the American ships were legally allowed to plunder British ships and Fell's Point was the basis of several sites that corsair ships. The narrow streets, ancient buildings and narrow marketplaces still evoke recent years.

Choose a Baltimore cruise

Favorites all year routes include the Bahamas and the eastern Caribbean. During the summer, cruises to Bermuda usually include a one night stop so that passengers can enjoy the nightlife.
Travel to the cruise terminal

Baltimore airport

BWI Airport offers frequent services to many cities and abroad. Baltimore cruise terminal is about 5 miles from the airport, ten minute taxi or shuttle express cruise.

Car

The cruise terminal is about an hour's drive to both Annapolis and Washington.

North

Continue along the I-95 south tunnel under Fort McHenry. Turn off at exit 55, signed Key Highway and Fort McHenry. Turn left at traffic light onto East McComas Street. Follow the directions for the Maryland Cruise Terminal South Locust Point.

From South

Follow I-95 North to Exit 55, Highway Key. The ramp, stay straight on East McComas Street. The Point Cruise Maryland Terminal South Locust is right.