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The Best Boat Rentals in Baltimore

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What to know about renting a boat in Baltimore

While in Baltimore, it’s a great idea to spend time on a boat, enjoying the beautiful views of the city and the Patapsco River. Rent a boat and cruise around for a few hours, seeing Baltimore from another perspective.

If you want to go fishing, rent or charter a trawler boat and spend a day casting off and reeling in fish from the River. You'll spend hours exploring the different bays along the river and in the Chesapeake Bay. Your experienced guide will take you to the best spots to catch some fish while on your fishing trip out of Baltimore.

If you like boating by wind power, check out sailing options in Baltimore. Rent a sailboat or charter a catamaran and cruise the rivers and bays surrounding Baltimore. Being powered by wind is a liberating and unforgettable experience to have when visiting a city that has major waterways to go boating in. There are both large and small monohull sailboats, impressive schooners, and large catamarans to rent or charter while in Baltimore.

If you'd rather be powered around by motor, check out electric boat rentals and motor yachts available in Baltimore. Seeing the city and visiting different spots by boat is sure to be an experience you'll never forget. It's a great way to create memories with your travel mates while in Baltimore. It's also a great option for corporate events, with lots of full-service charter options in Baltimore.

Boating Events in Baltimore

The Baltimore Boat Show is a major boating event in Baltimore that draws hundreds of vendors and visitors annually. It takes place in the Baltimore Convention Center and features hundreds of boats and other marine vendors.

Other Things To Do

While on land in Baltimore, there are many interesting sights to see and things to experience. Plan on a visit to the National Aquarium, Fort McHenry, and the unique American Visionary Art Museum.

Port Discovery is a kid-friendly museum, with lots of hands-on exhibits and interesting things to keep kids entertained. It's the perfect place to visit if you happen to visit Baltimore on a rainy day or need a way to keep your kids occupied during your vacation.

Seafood is a big part of Baltimore’s culture, and some of the best restaurants to try while staying in the city include Thames Street Oyster House, Faidley Seafood, and Mama’s on the Half Shell.

If you’re looking to escape the busy city, visit one of the state parks outside of Baltimore. North Point State Park and Rocky Point Park and Beach are great places to experience nature, visit a beach, and relax while in Baltimore.

Marinas in Baltimore

Some of the primary marinas in Baltimore include Baltimore Marine Center, Harbor East Marina, and Henderson’s Wharf Marina. There are many more located throughout the city, both on the Chesapeake Bay and the Patapsco River. The marinas are well-maintained and located in beautiful spots on the harbor in the city. Stop by the marinas to see the boats moored in their berths, watch the sunset over the water, or visit a nearby waterfront restaurant or bar for a meal and refreshments.

About Baltimore

A major city in Maryland, Baltimore is a popular tourist destination. It has something for everyone. There are museums and historical sites for travelers looking to experience American History. For foodies, there are plenty of restaurants to eat delicious seafood. The surrounding area is beautiful, with the Chesapeake Bay and Patapsco River. The river shapes the city and surrounds multiple districts.

The best time of year to visit Baltimore is during the summer months of June through August, but it is also the busiest and most expensive time to visit. If you travel to Baltimore during this time, be sure to book your accommodation far in advance. The late spring and early autumn months are good shoulder seasons to visit Baltimore. You’ll still have warm weather but prices and crowds will be more manageable. The winter can be cold in Baltimore, making it an unpopular time to visit.

To get to Baltimore, you can fly direct into the international airport. There are many international and domestic flights passing through daily. If you’re coming from another city on the East Coast, there are trains and buses that will bring you to Baltimore. It’s a 45-minute train ride from Washington D.C.

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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Baltimore.

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    megan
    38' Hunter 376 Cruising Monohull in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

    Capt Alberto and his wife, Grace, were amazing! We were running a bit late waiting on the rest of our guests and they accommodated us time wise by adding time to our excursion at the end. Alberto allowed my boyfriend to sail the whole time and he was thrilled. We will definitely be back!

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    ALTHIA
    38' Hunter 376 Cruising Monohull in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

    A great thank you to the captain and his wife! This has been one of the most memorable birthdays for my daughter. Thank you so much for accommodating us at the last minute and for making this occasion that much more special. You both were such a amazing spirits and great company! Our friends and family adore you both. Once again, thank you so so much for making this a memorable time in our lives! We will definitely be back and we will definitely recommend you to our friends and family!

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    David
    38' Hunter 376 Cruising Monohull in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

    Captain Alberto is a very experienced sailor. Went with friends on a half day and we had a great time. I also learned a lot that I will be able to use when I sail alone with friends. If you are thinking of hiring him for a day, you should.

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    Rebecca
    38' Hunter 376 Cruising Monohull in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

    Capt Alberto is the best- very knowledgeable & relaxed- we all had a great time. Hoping to do this again next year!

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    Larry
    38' Hunter 376 Cruising Monohull in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

    Capt. Alberto is an extremely knowledgeable sailor who can make sailing fun for both the experienced and inexperienced sailor. He has a great deal of technical knowledge and can explain it very well. Our sail was delightful even though the weather was not 'ideal'. We're sure others will enjoy their time sailing as we did.

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    Dan
    38' Hunter 376 Cruising Monohull in Annapolis, Maryland, USA

    We had a wonderful experience with Alberto. A true professional with a lifetime of experience ready to be shared with aspiring sailors. I would recommend him to anyone looking to enjoy sailing on the bay.