Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Baltimore Museums

Visiting Baltimore is always a fun-filled and exciting experience for the entire family. With well over three hundred years of history, Baltimore is a historically and culturally rich city. Beginning as a port for the tobacco trade in the early 1700’s, Baltimore today is an ethnically diverse city with over 280 buildings registered as being Heritage Buildings.
One of the things Baltimore is famous for is its museums. The range of museums in Baltimore covers its Art, History, Industry, People, Culture and Sport and with a charter bus with you, you can literally cover them all in a relatively short period of time.
The Baltimore Maritime Museum is a life size museum of historical ships that have featured in U.S. Maritime and Naval history. Located at Piers 1, 3 and 5 along Pratt Street, the museum is open 7 days a week. Pride of place belongs to the U.S.S. Constellation, the oldest ship still carried on U.S. Navy rolls. Other vessels include the Coast Guard cutter Taney, and the submarine U.S.S. Torsk. Events such as weddings or dinners can be held on board the various vessels. General admission tickets vary in price from $11.00 - $18.00 for adults, and $5.00 - $7.00 for children aged 6 -14.
Located on Art Museum Drive is the Baltimore Art Museum. Take the rented charter bus to see for yourself that within its exhibition halls it contains a large collection of contemporary, Native American, African American, Asian, European and Ancient American art. Holding over 90,000 pieces of art, the Baltimore Art museum is free admission. Opening hours are from 10 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, 11.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. Saturday - Sunday. The museum is closed on Monday - Tuesday.
Well worth a charter bus visit is the B&O Railroad Museum. Showcasing the important role that “Iron Horses” played in the development and industrialization of America, the Museum is located at 901, West Pratt Street, Baltimore. There are exhibits on steam locomotives, the history of the American railroad system, a restoration workshop, a photo exhibition and train rides. The B&O Railroad Museum is open Monday to Saturday, 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m., Sunday 11.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults and $10 for children aged 2 to 12. Additional ticket charges are applicable for visits to the restoration workshop and other facilities. Facilities are available for group events. Please check with the museum website for further details.
While getting in and around Baltimore is easy, things are a little more difficult when you are dealing with parties and groups. This is where Bus Charter Baltimore can help. With vehicles of various sizes to cater to various size groups, getting around Baltimore and visiting various destinations and attractions has never been easier. Find out more information about our charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coaches and school bus by visiting the individual vehicle pages and then pick up the phone to speak to one of our friendly customer service representatives soon.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Choose a bus charter, Baltimore awaits

The city of Baltimore is just chock full of incredible places that you can stop and visit with your group, whether you are a school group, church group or other kind of social gathering. Allow us to help you get involved in the bus charter Baltimore excursion that you and your group longs for. Once you embark on your adventure, you are sure to find that there will be a number of places in the city that will keep you wanting to come back for more travels. Baltimore is well known for its neighborhoods get a quick overview of the waterfront which has preserved the flavor of a seafaring neighborhood.
Your first stop in Baltimore can be at The Baltimore Arena, perhaps one of the largest indoor sports & entertainment facility in Baltimore. The arena seats 14,000 people and it offers each of those people entertaining events year-round. Second stop can be at The Baltimore Zoo, recognized as the third oldest zoological park in the nation, and offers the family a fun-filled time. The Baltimore Zoo has over 2,250 animals in residence. While you are exploring and learning take a trip to the Maryland Science Center located at the end of Inner Harbor, provides visitors with an interactive voyage into science. A must see, the museum has an extensive array of displays and exhibits. All three floors present hands-on exhibits.
Baltimore's Inner Harbor serves as the city's centerpiece. A successful example of urban revitalization, what was once a decaying industrial waterfront has been transformed into a thriving area offering many attractions. More than 200 eateries and shops fill the two glass-enclosed pavilions of Harbor place. For a different look at Baltimore you can visit The Baltimore Civil War Museum is dedicated to commemorating the history of the Civil War. The museum presents the war from an interesting perspective - the Maryland perspective on the Civil War. In particular the museum highlights the town of Baltimore's role in the war. Then you can visit Standing near the Patapsco River, there are few structures that contain as much history or are as well known as Fort McHenry Monument.
Each bus charter in our fleet is designed to not only be safe but also very comfortable. Seats are standard upholstered in soft fabrics and other buses have soft, leather upholstery. On board entertainment, besides your fellow passengers can be CD's and DVDs. There's no downside to choosing the services of a bus charter. Baltimore is just one of thousands of destinations we can get your group to, call us today and speak to one of our trained representatives. They will be able to answer all of your questions about booking today.