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Be inspired at this important War of 1812 site and birthplace of The National Anthem.
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Photo By: Ken Stanek Photography

Use your feet to see the Fleet!

We strongly encourage visitors and locals to use their feet and bike, walk, scooter, etc. as much as possible!

Directions

Take Public Transportation—this is a great way into the City.

Metro https://mta.maryland.gov/metro-subway  (plus plenty of parking at metro stations)

MTA Bushttp://mta.maryland.gov/local-bus

Light Railhttps://mta.maryland.gov/light-rail

Amtrakhttps://www.amtrak.com/train-schedules-timetables

Getting Around Downtown

Baltimore is a transit-connected city, and also one of the most walkable in the US! Use the Charm City Circulator, ride your bicycle, walk, or hop on a water taxi to navigate in and around the Inner Harbor.  "Use Your Feet to See the Fleet" once you get downtown, walking is best!

Getting to and from Locust Point, Fort McHenry, the Inner Harbor and other points around the city:

MTA Bus- http://mta.maryland.gov/local-bus

Charm City Circulator- http://www.charmcitycirculator.com/

Water Taxi - http://www.baltimorewatertaxi.com/

Fleet Week Shuttle [Daily, from Thursday, October 4 through Monday, October 8] - Take the Fleet Week Shuttle to U.S. Navy Ships in Locust Point and Fort McHenry (Shuttle leaves from Inner Harbor Visitor Center - 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202)

For the most recent updates or questions, please check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mdfleetweek

Parking Downtown

There are multiple public garages and parking lots around Baltimore City within walking distance of visiting ships.

Parking will be VERY limited and restricted on Fort Avenue near Fort McHenry on October 6 & 7 due to the air show. There will be NO visitor parking at Fort McHenry on October 6 & 7.
And, if you choose to park on the streets, please pay close attention to any and all parking restrictions throughout the city, as they vary from location to location.  There will be strict enforcement of all parking and no stopping zones during Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore.

Road Closures

There will be temporary road closures and parking restrictions but Maryland Fleet Week & Air Show Baltimore will be a truly unique experience so simply plan ahead!
On Friday, October 5 – in Locust Point, Fort Avenue – no parking

On Saturday, October 6 AND on Sunday, October 7 – Fort Avenue at Andre Street will be closed to general traffic; it will be credential access only. There will be LITTLE OR NO ACCESS TO FORT MCHENRY IN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND NO PARKING AT THE PARK ON THESE TWO DAYS! Plan to take the bus, ride a bike, hop on a water taxi or walk!! ADA shuttles will be available on these days. See FAQs for more information.

Getting to Viewing Sites

Getting to and from Locust Point, Fort McHenry and the Inner Harbor.

MTA Bus- http://mta.maryland.gov/local-bus  [MTA Local Bus #1 to Fort McHenry]

Charm City Circulatorhttp://www.charmcitycirculator.com/ [Banner Route from Inner Harbor]

Water Taxi - http://www.baltimorewatertaxi.com/ [Take Water Taxi from Fells Point]

Fleet Week Shuttle [Daily, from Thursday, October 4 through Monday, October 8] - Take the Fleet Week Shuttle to U.S. Navy Ships in Locust Point and Fort McHenry (Shuttle leaves from Inner Harbor Visitor Center - 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202].

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