Baltimore Inner Harbor Speedboat Ride

Baltimore Inner Harbor Speedboat Ride

Take an exhilarating speedboat ride on Baltimore's Inner Harbor! Enjoy unobstructed views of top Baltimore attractions including the Maryland Science Center, Federal Hill and Fort McHenry as you cruise the harbor in an open-air speedboat. Listen to your engaging and humorous guide share fun facts and anecdotes as you whip around the harbor at top speeds. This 50-minute, family-friendly ride is a convenient and novel way to get an overview of Baltimore sights.

Head to Baltimore's picturesque Inner Harbor to board your open-air speedboat, choosing from a selection of multiple departure times throughout the day. Settle into your comfortable, cushioned seat and prepare to get wet! Embark on a fast ride from the harbor, heading southeast along the Patapsco River toward the Francis Scott Key Bridge and Fort Carroll before returning.

Listen as your spirited guide points out major sights and shares fascinating stories and trivia about Baltimore. Admire the Maryland Science Center, the Baltimore Museum of Industry, the historic Federal Hill neighborhood, the up-and-coming Canton area and the Robert Long House — the city's oldest residence.

Take in excellent views of Fort McHenry, which successfully defended Baltimore during the War of 1812. The bombardment of the fort inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem that eventually became the lyrics to America's national anthem. Enjoy up-close vistas of the long truss bridge named after the poet.

After zipping by nearby Fort Carroll, an abandoned fort on an artificial island in the river, head back toward your departure point. Your fast and furious 50-minute boat tour ends at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, where you can continue exploring the city's most popular attractions on your own.

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