FIT'NG 2024Welcome to Baltimore
The capital of Maryland, Baltimore is a distinctive community of creatives, provocateurs, and visionaries. Known for iconic gallery spaces, magnificent seafood, historic sites, and vibrant local culture; Charm City has something for everyone.
Located just fifteen minutes (nine miles) south of Baltimore, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is a modern, user-friendly airport with more than 700 daily domestic and international flights serving more than 75 cities nonstop. Taxis, shuttles and ride-share—Uber and Lyft—all serve BWI along with Baltimore’s light rail system with a route passing through downtown Baltimore on its way north to Hunt Valley.
Baltimore by Car
Baltimore is less than four hours from New York City, two hours from Philadelphia and one hour from Washington, D.C. by car. Several major highways are easily accessible from the city, including I-95 and I-83 for drivers heading north and south.
Baltimore by Train
Baltimore’s Pennsylvania Station is a popular stop on Amtrak’s busy Northeast corridor. Located in the heart of the city, just steps from the Station North Arts & Entertainment District, it’s also less than two miles from the Inner Harbor. You can also catch a train on the commuter rail service to Washington, D.C. Tickets are available inside the station or on self-serve kiosks.
When you arrive, transit options are available within steps of the station.
It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you have all the travel documents necessary to enter in, or transit through, each country on your itinerary. Please ensure you verify the requirements for each country as the required documents for the outbound portion of your travel may differ from those required on the return.
Along with the normal travel documents required to enter the United States, additional documents may be required depending on your country of origin and nationality.
For details regarding documentation and other helpful travel information, please click here
Letters of Invite
Letters of invite can be provided to international delegates who may require a letter for Visa application. Please note, it is recommended to apply as soon as possible due to backlogs processing visas. Please email us below:
Visit the Baltimore tourism page to learn more!
Visit the Maryland tourism page to learn more!
The average temperature in Baltimore in September for a typical day ranges from a high of 80°F (27°C) to a low of 62°F (16°C).
Tipping is expected in Baltimore with the standard tip of 15 – 20% of the bill.
During the month of September, Baltimore is in Eastern Daylight Time.
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The currency in Madison is the United States Dollar ($)
Smart casual clothes for the conference. Appropriate clothing for free time and comfortable shoes.