Visiting Ships > Information for Ships’ Crews
On shore leave?
Go toVisit Baltimorefor information on dining and nightlife, attractions, shopping and more.
TheBaltimore Visitor Center,located at 401 Light Street on the west shore of the Inner Harbor, is a great place to start exploring the city.
View ourHarbor Map.
Please be aware that open containers of alcohol are prohibited by law in all Baltimore City public areas.
TheCharm City Circulatoris a fleet of free shuttles running three routes in the city.
Baltimore Water Taxican get you from one side of the Harbor to the other.
TheMaryland Transit Authorityoffers local bus service, a metro subway and light rail system, and MARC train service.
Use the buddy, or shipmates, system. When you are on shore leave, see the city with one or more shipmates.
9-1-1 is the national emergency number for the United States. Call this number to reach police, fire and other emergency services. Dial this number only for emergencies!
Have fun and enjoy Charm City!