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Car Hire Baltimore 

Exploring Baltimore by Car: Your Comprehensive Guide

Nestled in the heart of Maryland, Baltimore, fondly referred to as "Charm City," boasts a rich history, a vibrant arts scene, and an eclectic mix of neighborhoods. Hiring a car in Baltimore itself offers you the freedom to uncover the city's treasures at your own pace. Let's delve into the essentials of navigating Baltimore by car and the perks it presents.

Benefits of Car Hire in Baltimore:

  1. Tailored Exploration: Whether you're in the mood for seafood at the Inner Harbor or a stroll in historic Fell’s Point, having a car lets you jump from one experience to another seamlessly.
  2. Surrounding Gems: Baltimore's strategic location means day trips to nearby cities like Washington D.C. and Philadelphia become easily accessible.
  3. Diverse Vehicle Options: Whether it's a compact car for city driving or an SUV for a family trip to the Chesapeake Bay, you'll find a vehicle that fits your preferences and budget.

Navigational Insights:

  • Distance to Airport: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is the nearest major airport, situated approximately 10 miles south of downtown Baltimore, a straightforward 15-20 minute drive via I-195 and MD-295.

  • Tolls: Maryland has several toll roads, bridges, and tunnels. It’s recommended to carry some change or consider opting for an E-ZPass, especially if you plan on using the Fort McHenry Tunnel or the Francis Scott Key Bridge.

  • Road Conditions: Baltimore's main roads and highways are generally in good condition, but like many older cities, some streets can be bumpy. Beware of occasional potholes in certain neighborhoods.

  • Traffic Patterns: Traffic can be dense during rush hours, particularly from 7:00-9:00 AM and 4:00-6:00 PM. Always factor in potential delays when planning your outings.

Must-Visit Attractions in and around Baltimore:

  1. Inner Harbor: Just a short drive from most city areas, it's home to attractions like the National Aquarium and the Maryland Science Center. Parking garages are conveniently located nearby.

  2. Fell’s Point: A historic waterfront neighborhood approximately 2 miles from the Inner Harbor, known for its cobblestone streets, boutique shops, and eateries.

  3. Fort McHenry National Monument: Only about a 10-minute drive from the Inner Harbor, it's the birthplace of the American national anthem.

  4. Oriole Park at Camden Yards: Located in downtown Baltimore, this iconic baseball park is a must-visit for sports enthusiasts.

  5. The Walters Art Museum: Situated in the Mount Vernon neighborhood, roughly a 5-minute drive from the Inner Harbor, this museum offers free admission to its vast collection.

Final Recommendations:

  • Before setting out, familiarize yourself with Baltimore's grid layout and one-way street system, especially in the downtown area.

  • When parking, ensure valuables are out of sight to prevent break-ins.

  • Always check local event schedules, as certain city areas can become congested during major events or games.

In conclusion, renting a car in Baltimore offers the flexibility to savor Charm City and its surrounding regions in depth. From historical landmarks to its thriving arts scene, Baltimore awaits with myriad experiences that are best enjoyed with the independence that a rental car provides. 

Current Rental Rates in Baltimore

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 44.10 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 308.74 EUR from 22/01/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Kia Soul

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 44.37 EUR/day
Kia Soul

7 Days rental at 310.65 EUR from 22/01/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 44.79 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 313.53 EUR from 22/01/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Useful to know about Baltimore

  • Baltimore is the city where the Star Spangled Banner anthem was written.
  • The city is found on beautiful Chesapeake Bay
  • It’s a popular holiday resort in Maryland
  • The famous Battle of Baltimore was fought here in 1812
  • The city is multicultural in flavour with a majority of African American citizens


Popular car hire destinations in Baltimore

Best car rental companies in Baltimore

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  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget US Corporate
  • € 308.70
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  • 30
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