Top 10 Things To Do Alone In Baltimore - Updated 2021

Things To Do Alone In Baltimore

Baltimore is located in the historic state of Maryland and it is just miles away from the capital of Washington D.C. Baltimore played an important part in American history, being one of the original 13 colonies and even being the birthplace of the national anthem; the “Star Spangled Banner”. Baltimore also has one of the most public statues and monuments per capita and over 65,000 of the buildings in Baltimore are registered in the National Register of Historic places. This city offers lots of things to do and see, so if one day you find yourself alone in this wonderful destination, what should you do? Well, we’ve taken some of best things to do alone in Baltimore and made this list so you can experience the best of the city! If you don’t know where to stay during your visit, there are plenty of accommodation options, from vacation rentals to Hilton hotels.

1. Fells Point food tour (from USD 72.0)

Show up hungry and leave satisfied, this tour is a great option for people looking for a place to eat and also looking to learn a little! This tour is about three and a half hours total and along the way, you’ll walk around Fell’s Point, a neighborhood that’s over 280 years old! While on the walking tour of this neighborhood, you’ll learn about the significance of the area and you’ll also get to stop at several family-owned restaurants and try some delicious food. You’ll get to taste foods from Eastern Europe to seafood specialities and Spanish Tapas. Finally, the tour culminates in a dessert and cocktail combination.

Fells Point Food Tour in Baltimore

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

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2. Patapsco Valley wine tour (from USD 97.0)

What a lot of people might not know is that Baltimore produces some delicious wines! This tour is about five hours so bring some comfy shoes and perhaps a little snack. You’ll explore the local wineries and cider mills that are located just a few minutes away from downtown. The tour is organized for small groups of five people at a time so you get a real close and personalized experience. Learn how to pair wine and chocolate or wine and cheese and, at the end, you’ll get your own collectible glass and tote bag.

Patapsco Valley Wine Tour with Tastings, Glass from Baltimore

Duration: 5 hours

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3. Baltimore scavenger hunt adventure (from USD 44.0)

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What better to see a city than to explore its nooks and crannies. This urban scavenger hunt turns the city of Baltimore into a giant board game. This tour “combines the fun of the amazing race” with sightseeing and before you know it, you’ll be hustling around the city, learning about its history and culture. The tour takes place in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and you’ll go through all the local hot spots like Little Italy, the Maryland Science center and the USS Constellation. You can even stop for lunch or grab a pastry included in the price.

Baltimore Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Duration: 3 hour

4. Baltimore medieval dinner and tournament (from USD 62.0)

Baltimore may have lots of history but take a step back even further while you dine in medieval times. Enjoy a royal banquet and spend an evening in a castle with artifacts and armor. Watch displayed of falconry and horsemanship while you eat a meal fit for a king. The four-course meal is served by you medieval waitstaff while jousters compete for your viewing pleasure. Finally, the king and queen crown a victor in the end.

Viator: Medieval Tours Dinner & Tournament Admission Ticket in Maryland

Duration: 2 hours

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5. Chocolate and Wine tour (from USD 106.0)

Located just outside of downtown Baltimore, this tour brings guests to a cider mill and winery. Guests will have lots of opportunities to learn about winemaking as well as the chance to learn about which chocolates and charcuteries pair the best with certain types of wine. Visit a vineyard and take in the beautiful sights around the area. Transportation and winery fees are included in the price of the tour.

Chocolate and Wine Tour

Duration: 5 hours

6. Helicopter Sightseeing tour (from USD 151.0)

Of course, you can see Baltimore from the ground but that’s boring. Why not see it from a bird’s eye view? The tour operates between 10 am an 8 pm so you can book a time that works for you. Enjoy aerial views of Inner Harbor, Camden Yards, Fell’s Point, the USS Constellation among many other Baltimore landmarks. The tour generally lasts for about half an hour and is a great way to see Baltimore from a new angle.

Baltimore Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 30 minutes

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7. Fell's Point ghost walk (from USD 17.0)

Fell’s Point is a neighborhood that’s as old as the state its in. A place where sailors, newly arrived immigrants, and ladies of the night once called home. Being as old and as notorious as it once was, there should be no surprise that there are some places around here that are said to be haunted. This tour starts in the evening where guests will tour around the area and visit up to 10 places in Fall’s Point that are haunted. A perfect tour for those visiting around Halloween.

The Original Fells Point Ghost Walk

Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

8. Dinner and Dance cruise of the Inner Harbour (from USD 100.95)

dinner and dance cruise of the inner harbour

Step on board the Spirit Of Baltimore for a night cruise that you won’t forget. Be escorted to your candlelit table and order a few drinks or walk across the boat and take some pictures of the harbor. The freshly prepared food is delicious and diverse as guests can choose between dishes like freshly caught Alaskan salmon or pan-seared chicken as well as a variety of pasta and salads. The onboard staff will entertain and delight you while you take in the sights and meals and finally end your tour with a dessert and cocktail.

Baltimore Buffet Dinner/Dance Cruise of the Inner Harbor

Duration: 3 hour

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9. Sagamore Whiskey Distillery tour (from USD 15.0)

Producing some of Maryland’s finest rye-Whiskey, this one-hour tour gives guests some insight on how Sagamore Whiskey is produced. The waterfront distillery is not only a fun way to spend an evening but its location also makes it really photogenic. After dining at some of the best rooftop restaurants in the city, enjoy a distillery tour to try some spirits or some whiskey-infused chocolate. With seven tours given throughout the day, it’s easy to fit it into your schedule.

Baltimore Rye Whiskey Distillery Tasting 1-Hour Tour

Duration: 1 hour

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10. History and culture tour (from USD 41.0)

In a city that’s over 280 years old, you can bet that there is a ton of history around to see and explore. If you’re looking for more things to do, learn about the early days of colonial America while you explore the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. This small guided tour will lead you through the area where you’ll see the first monument of George Washington and even the location of several popular TV shows. Take some pictures of the Baltimore Basilica, America’s first Catholic Church, then finish with a drink and a snack at the Mount Vernon Marketplace, included in the price!

History & Culture Small-Group Tour with a Local

Duration: 2 hours

A charming City

Baltimore is an old historic place in the U.S and as such it has so much to offer. In fact, it’s one of the best places to visit in Maryland. From historic tours to delicious food you won’t have a hard time finding something to see and taste in Baltimore. If you don’t know where to stay, there are many accommodation options available.

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