Trips & Tours

May 2017 Baltimore Gardens, Art & History

Baltimore - Hidden Gems in the Harbor

Wednesday, May 17   - Members $146/Non-members $156

Departure 7:00 AM   Return   7:00 PM


Morning: H.P. Rawlings Conservatory and Gardens 

Rawlings conservatoryThis hidden gem f
eatures species from tropical, desert, and Mediterranean climates, and ORCHIDS enjoy their own special exhibit! Outdoors, you’ll find a sundial from 1890... and the time of day for Tokyo, Rio, London, Calcutta... and Baltimore. 

Lunch:  On Your Own 


 Afternoon:  Walters Art Museum & Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine

Walters art museum

The Walters' collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Ethiopian and Western Medieval art is among the finest in the nation, as is the museum's holdings of Renaissance and Asian art. 

Conclude the afternoon at historic Fort McHenry.  Francis Scott Key drew the words of our National Anthem from his peronsal experiences on the Chesapeake Bay during the War of 1812, but did you know the Fort witnessed the Civil War, and was a training station during WWII? 

Accessibility:  Paved paths, sidewalks, stairs. 

 fort mchenry