Local Information

Baltimore can be described in one word: Connected. As in, it’s ridiculously easy to get around and see all that Charm City has to offer.


The many attractions of the Inner Harbor are within walking distance of each other. When venturing between neighborhoods around the harbor, try the Baltimore Water Taxi. Or, take advantage of Baltimore’s excellent public transportation. Grab a super-cheap day pass for the metro subway or hop on a local bus.

Popular among tourists and locals alike is the Charm City Circulator, which provides absolutely free daily bus service to Baltimore’s most popular areas.

Go to this link to view the bus/train schedules.


If you are looking for a quiet place to study off-campus, Arbutus Public Library is located few miles away from UMBC. Please visit Arbutus branch website to know more on what they have to offer.

Events happening around Baltimore:

You can visit the Maryland Office of Tourism to know more on the current events.