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Best Time to Fly to Baltimore
Spring and summer are the busiest seasons and when most people book Baltimore flights and hotel rooms. One of the very busiest times is in mid to late May, when the city is full of horseracing fans attending the Preakness, the second race in the Triple Crown. In summer, there are many waterfront and neighborhood festivals.
Fall can be a bargain time to take a cheap flight to Baltimore and find discounted hotel rates.
Visitors frequently book flights to Baltimore to visit the National Aquarium, the Baltimore Maritime Museum, and the Pride of Baltimore II. But there’s more to see and do in this city than just hang out on the bay. Book trips to Baltimore for a look back at our nation’s history and an exploration into some of the finest educational institutions in America.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, one of nation’s top research hospitals, and the Johns Hopkins Hospital and University are two of the most revered medical institutions nation-wide. Take a walk through Baltimore neighborhoods like Fells Point, which is filled with cobblestone streets and historical buildings that date back to the 18th century. Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore’s Washington Monument and tourists can relax a while in Mount Vernon Park. Frances Scott Keyes penned “The Star Spangled Banner” during the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry in 1814. Within walking distance from the sight of our nation’s famous lyrics, travelers can visit the home of Mary Pickersgill, who sewed the famous flag.
Baltimore may have its historical references, but true sports fans will book flights to Baltimore during baseball season to visit Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore is also the birthplace of baseball great Babe Ruth. The city’s food is pretty legendary, too. Travelers to Baltimore would be remiss if they boarded Baltimore flights back home without tasting one of Baltimore’s savory crab cakes.
The Barbados climate is one of the best in the world. The average daily temperature is 78 F. It’s rarely too hot or too cold.
Trekking around such a small island has its benefits. The sheer simplicity of transportation makes your travel to Barbados one of ease. Taxis are pretty easy to find, especially if you look around entrances to hotels, where lines form and an order ensures you a ride. Rates are usually low, but it’s always a good idea to set a price or to learn the flat rate before you choose a ride. For those who prefer riding privately, rental cars are available at more of an expense, and luckily, parking lots and gas stations are much more available than on most other Caribbean islands.
Bikes and mopeds are available and an easy choice for sporadic day trips with frequent stops. Competing budget bus lines are reliably low on cost and branch to a host of destinations, insuring that riders have adequate opportunity to explore. With all the available choices, rest assure that your flight to Barbados is only the start of your transportation experience.
Taxis are available in the cities.
The following chart gives approximate journey times from Bridgetown (in hours and minutes) to other major cities and towns in Barbados.
(prices quotes are from London)