PORTS

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

Baltimore is centrally located on the U.S. East Coast, within a four-hour drive or less of major cities such as New York, NY; Harrisburg and Philadelphia, PA; Richmond, VA; Trenton, NJ; and Washington, DC. Baltimore also is connected by rail to cities along the Northeast Corridor.

Language: English

Currency: US dollar (US$)

HAMILTON, BERMUDA

Hamilton is a prosperous town graced with British charm. Visitors enjoy rides through the historic district in horse-drawn carriages. For a different view, visit the Government Aquarium, or try snorkeling for an up-close encounter with the marine life. The seas here reward divers with world-class reefs and shipwrecks to explore. Other shore excursions include island tours, glass-bottom boat trips, evening champagne cruises and outings to the pink-sand beaches.

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Language: English

Currency: Bermudian dollar (BMD), US dollar (US$)

KING'S WHARF, BERMUDA

King's Wharf, part of the Royal Naval Dockyard, has something for everyone. Sample typical island food and stroll through the shops or the Dockyard's Maritime Museum. Sail the clear waters of Hamilton Sound. Find works by local artists at the Bermuda Arts Centre. If that's not enough, a snorkel park and water-sport facility offer hours of activities to the adventurous.

Language: English

Currency: Bermudian dollar (BMD), US dollar (US$)

ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD, BERMUDA

This port at the western tip of Bermuda was once a working fort, built by Britain's Royal Navy in the 1830s. Now this historic complex houses a maritime museum, crafts market, theater, arts center, shops, restaurants and more. Explore the underground tunnels and 30-foot-high ramparts, and view displays of treasure recovered from the 17th century shipwreck of a Spanish galleon. Shore excursions include kayaking, catamaran sailing, snorkeling and biking the Bermuda Railway Trail. Photo buffs will want to snap a picture of Gibb's Lighthouse. Most cruise ships dock at the King's Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal here.

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Language: English

Currency: Bermudian dollar (BMD), US dollar (US$)

ST. GEORGE'S, BERMUDA

St. George's is a vibrant town with a beautifully preserved history. Tourists wander cobblestone streets and stroll pink-sand beaches. The 17th-century pillory at King's Square is also a major attraction. Sightseeing tours through town and nature cruises that explore the coral reef are also offered.

Language: English

Currency: Bermudian dollar (BMD), US dollar (US$)