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Baltimore: Inner Harbor Buffet Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner

1. Baltimore: Inner Harbor Buffet Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner

See the sights of Baltimore from onboard the "Spirit of Baltimore" ship and cruise on the Patapsco River. Enjoy an al-fresco buffet dining experience while savoring views of the Baltimore skyline. Board the vessel at Inner Harbor and be welcomed on board. Be seated at a private table and marvel at iconic views of the city from the water. Have a brunch, lunch, or dinner buffet consisting of creative meals that are prepared fresh daily. While you feast, listen to tunes by an onboard DJ. Marvel at unobstructed views of the National Aquarium, Federal Hill, Fort McHenry and the Francis Scott Key Bridge Sample Lunch Menu Salads: • Field Green Salad • Kale Quinoa Salad Main: • Honey Sesame Chicken • Oven-Roasted Whitefish • Baked Ziti Pasta • Root Vegetable Fricassee Complements: • Roasted Broccoli • Garlic mashed potatoes Dessert: • Signature Dessert Station with cakes, brownies and seasonal fruit Sample Brunch Menu Early Riser • Breakfast pastries • Scrambled eggs • Breakfast meats • Breakfast potatoes Late Riser • Field green salad • Kale quinoa salad • Green Goddess pasta salad • Honey sesame chicken • Oven-roasted whitefish • Root vegetable fricassee • Roasted broccoli Dessert: • Signature Dessert Station with cakes, brownies, and seasonal fruit Sample Dinner Menu Salads: • Field green salad • Kale quinoa salad • Green Goddess pasta salad Main: • Honey sesame chicken • Oven-roasted whitefish • Braised beef short ribs • Baked ziti pasta Accompaniments (please order from your server): •Root vegetable fricassee Complements: • Roasted broccoli • Mashed potatoes Dessert: • Signature Dessert Station with cakes, brownies, and seasonal fruit

Baltimore Buffet Dinner/Dance Cruise of the Inner Harbor

2. Baltimore Buffet Dinner/Dance Cruise of the Inner Harbor

You are in for a very special evening the moment you step aboard The Spirit of Baltimore and are escorted to your private candlelit table. Order drinks, then feel free to explore the ship while the crew casts off for the captivating 3-hour cruise around the Inner Harbor. Your waiter will invite you to feast on the cafeteria-style buffet, where everything is freshly prepared.  Choose from entrees such as pan-seared chicken breast and oven-baked flounder, fresh salads and a selection of pastas. Take as little or as much as you like. Savor your selections over perfectly paced dinner music and never-ending views. While you are reveling in the delicious cuisine. Relax over coffee and dessert while you listen to fun curated music. Sip cocktails under the stars, then take your drinks topside and relax on the largest outdoor deck in Baltimore while you soak in the views. Sample Dinner Menu Salads Caesar Salad Romain Lettuce | Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Herb Croutons Bow Tie Pasta Salad Scallions | English Cucumbers | Roma Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette Vegetables & Potatoes Roasted Broccoli Florets Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro Mashed Potatoes Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic Entrées Oven Baked Flounder Filet Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce   Baked Ziti Pasta Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella | Cheese Spinach Sauce Honey & Sesame Chicken Scallions | Fresno Chilies Italian Beef Meatballs Creamy Mushroom Sauce | Italian Parsley Braised Beef Short Ribs Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce   Dessert Spirit Seasonal Dessert Display Menu Subject to Change Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Baltimore: Inner Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

3. Baltimore: Inner Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

See Baltimore from a different perspective on a 1-hour sightseeing cruise around the famous Inner Harbor area. Sail along the coastline and listen to the onboard narration as it points out iconic landmarks such as the historic waterfront neighborhood of Fells Point, the National Aquarium, the John W Brown Liberty Ship, the USS Constellation, and more. Sail around the Inner Harbor, one of America's oldest seaports, and see some of the city's best attractions. Take advantage of both indoor and outdoor observation decks, and purchase a beverage from the well-stocked bar. Kick back and relax as you take in the sites and enjoy an animated narration of Baltimore’s rich history.

Baltimore Ghosts

4. Baltimore Ghosts

Join a seasoned US Ghost Adventures guide for a journey through the dark, hidden history of Baltimore. Throughout your exploration of the city, hear many chilling tales of hauntings and ghosts of the many historic landmarks. Visit locations throughout the Fell's Point neighborhood and learn the haunted history behind each one. Explore the Fell Family Cemetery and hear why only the males of the family are buried there. See if you can spot the spirit of William Fell, who died mysteriously at the age of 27. Discover "The Horse You Came in On Saloon", a notable bar frequented by writer Edgar Allen Poe. Hear of the local accounts of experiences of the paranormal that will stay with you long after you leave Baltimore.

Baltimore: Fells Point Walking Foodie and History Tour

5. Baltimore: Fells Point Walking Foodie and History Tour

Start the tour on the east side of Fells Point, where you will learn all the important aspects of the area, including the many interesting architectural and historic elements that make it what it has become. Learn about the industrial, residential, commercial, and social elements that make up this small neighborhood. Enjoy 4 stops in total for food tastings. Each stop been chosen to represent the best of the local cuisine. This is a multi-cultural neighborhood, and we have a very diverse tasting menu that showcases some of the very best! Be prepared to travel all over the world - from right here in Fells Point! Progressing from one stop to the next, your guide will delve into the history and culture of the neighborhood. Move from one story to the next much as you move from one restaurant to the next, which keeps the tour dynamic and entertaining. You'll learn the history of the city, how it played a vital part in the War of 1812, and the industrial heritage of the city. Finish on the East Side of the neighborhood, nearly where we started, and enjoy a local dessert. The tour will take approximately 3.5 to 4 hours.

Baltimore: After Dark Dance Party Cruise with Buffet & DJs

6. Baltimore: After Dark Dance Party Cruise with Buffet & DJs

Have fun with your friends on the Patapsco River, with dancing and DJs playing the latest music. Enjoy a party and snacks from the buffet. Buy cocktails, beer, and wine from the bar. Take in amazing views of Baltimore at night while cruising along the river. Soak up the party-like atmosphere aboard. Dress suitably, with casual attire such as khakis, jeans, dresses, or blouses. Board your boat to start the party cruise. Then, start dancing with your friends while you admire the amazing city skyline and local landmarks. Eat some delicious, fresh appetizers from the buffet on the boat. Dine on carrot and celery crudites with hummus and ranch dip, chips and salsa, and three-cheese macaroni. Try Italian meatball sliders or chicken wings too. Next, have some cookies and brownies for dessert. Purchase cocktails, beer, and wine from the bar if you like.

Baltimore: Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

7. Baltimore: Boos and Booze Haunted Pub Crawl

There’s a historic appeal to the Fells Point district, with its charming brick facades, cobblestone streets, and old-world decor — but there’s a dark side to these centuries-old buildings. Unearth the creepiest ghost stories Baltimore has to offer on this chilling, two-hour pub crawl by US Ghost Adventures. You’ll meet your seasoned local guide at Max’s Taphouse, where a ghostly prostitute still tries to lure men into her bed from the window. From there, you’ll wind through seven other chilling, haunted locations, including three additional pubs. Find out why the bartender at The Horse You Came in On leaves a glass of cognac out for Edgar Allan Poe. Investigate the murder of William Fell at the Fell Family Cemetery, and scan the harbor for the apparitions of murdered sailors. By the time you down your last drink at Cat’s Eye Pub, you’ll have a pleasant buzz and plenty of spooky stories to share with friends and family back home.

Baltimore: Inner Harbor Sunset Cruise

8. Baltimore: Inner Harbor Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a delightful evening gliding across the Chesapeake Bay while listening to the soothing melodies of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole on this guided sunset cruise. Bring along your favorite bottle of wine to savor as the city begins to shimmer in the breathtaking summer sunset. Enjoy a relaxing sail aboard an authentic working schooner and experience all the city has to offer from the water. The waterfront has been completely transformed and there’s no better way to see it than from the deck of one of a cruise ship. See all the famous Baltimore landmarks from the Inner Harbor, including the National Aquarium, the U.S.S. Constellation, Fort McHenry, the Domino Sugar Plant, and all the marinas of Baltimore’s world-famous harbor. Choose between a larger cruiser or a smaller more intimate sailing ship and personalise your experience even more. Sit back and relax on the flowing waters and you soak in a new perspective of Baltimore. The cruise will end from where it began.

From Washington DC: Mount Vernon Bus & Walking Tour

9. From Washington DC: Mount Vernon Bus & Walking Tour

Your journey will begin from the heart of Washington DC. Enjoy the sights as you venture to Mount Vernon via Old Town Alexandria. Once you arrive, you will get a unique visit to Mt Vernon Estate, the home of George Washington. Once at Mt Vernon, enjoy a narrated tour full of historical facts around the framed landmark. See the 18th & 19th century buildings of Alexandria, including the Masonic Memorial dedicated to the president. Learn all about Washington's life with reenactments of historical life. The tour will complete with transportation back to Washington, DC.

Baltimore: Sights and Sips Private City Sightseeing Cruise

10. Baltimore: Sights and Sips Private City Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy a city sightseeing cruise aboard the Inner Harbor Spirit yacht on select Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from April to October. Spend 60 minutes cruising the harbor and admiring the city skyline. Hear an interesting narration of the city's history, and buy drinks and snacks to enjoy aboard. Come to the meeting point and board the boat. Set sail on a 60-minute sightseeing harbor cruise with your friends or co-workers. Then, admire the fabulous Baltimore skyline and amazing views of the city. Listen to commentary about the city's history as you sail along the waterfront. Next, purchase drinks and snacks aboard, then soak up the sun to eat and drink in style. Sit back and look at the view of Fells Point, the John W. Brown Liberty Ship, USS Constellation, and other sites. Finally, get off the boat to finish up your cruise.

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Spirited Nan offered an insightful ghost tour of Fells Point and was very knowledgeable on the history of the buildings and many of the past figures. She took time to answer everyone's questions despite having a large group and was invested in ensuring a great experience was had by everyone on the tour!

Amazing food, amazing service, amazing dj, amazing cruise, amazing view. Worth every penny. Unique, our server, made the experience very memorable. Bottomless mimosas with buffet brunch! Glasses were always full. Special requests were perfectly met. The Majesty did not disappoint.

We had a fabulous time! Our tour guide Donna Jean was so interesting and her passion for Baltimore was evident. It was fun and the food was great and plenty of it - come hungry!

It was a nice private tour with my boyfriend and I learned some interesting ghost stories through out the town.

Very enthusiastic guide, knowledgeable and resourceful!