Baltimore city centre
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI): 14 km from city centre
Flights to Baltimore: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Baltimore
On your way to Maryland? Baltimore is the place to be in this mid-Atlantic state. Start your vacation planning with cheap flights to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), just outside the downtown area. BWI welcomes non-stop flights from just about every corner of the US. From New York, fly with American Airlines, United, JetBlue, among others.
When to book the cheapest flights to Baltimore
Baltimore is great to visit all year round. Summer is warm but not too hot. Winter is cool with little snow. Autumn and spring are mild with southern breezes. When planning your vacation, remember to book your flights at least three months in advance.
- Peak season: Summer is the best time to visit.
- Low season: Winters are quieter for tourism.
A flight to Baltimore from New York takes just over 1 hour.
Experience Baltimore: sights, tours and activities
So, what’s Baltimore’s claim to fame? It’s the place where Francis Scott Key wrote the words for the Star Spangled Banner! From the Inner Harbor's museums to the great pubs on Fells Point, theatre performances in Midtown and Edgar Allan Poe's house in West Baltimore, there’s plenty to do here while you’re in town.
Essentials in Baltimore
Inner Harbor: This is where you'll find most of the city's attractions like the American Visionary Art Museum and the Baltimore Civil War Museum. The views of the harbor are really great from here.
Fells Point: If you're looking for great nightlife, head to Fells Point, right on the harbor. It has a ton of restaurants, bars and pubs in the city. Jonestown is home to the city's Jewish community while Little Italy never fails to serve up something amazing.
Edgar Allan Poe’s House: The famous author's early childhood home is located in West Baltimore. He was the master of mystery and macabre. You'll find his house on Amity Street, number 203. There is a small admission fee to enter, but it's worth it.
Visit Visit Baltimore for more info.
Hotels and accommodation in Baltimore
You'll find that hotels in Baltimore's Inner Harbor are the most expensive compared to the rest of the city. If you're after a cheaper room, avoid those advertising amazing views of the harbor. Prices also tend to go up in summer. For those on a budget, try a hotel in Fells Point or Midtown.