Plan Your Trip to Baltimore

Baltimore's Inner Harbor at night, including the National Aquarium and the Legg Mason Tower

Sinai Hospital is only 15 minutes from Baltimore’s beautiful waterfront area, the Inner Harbor. Here are some resources to help plan your visit to Baltimore:

Low-Cost and Other Housing/Hotel Options

There are two low-cost housing options for patients and their families as well as plentiful hotels in the Baltimore area. For more information, please see our Low-Cost and Other Housing/Hotel Options page of our website.


On average, January is the coldest month of the year with an average high of 44°F and average low of 29°F, and July is the warmest month of the year with an average high of 91°F and average low of 73°F. To get a sense of what the weather will be during your stay, here are charts with average temperatures and average precipitation by month.

Transportation Options

For public transportation routes and schedules, click here. In addition to car rentals, you can arrange for taxi, Uber or Lyft car services to get you around the city.

Getting to and from Baltimore

Highway sign for Interstate 95 to Baltimore against a cloudy sunset

Sinai Hospital Maps and Parking

Aerial view of cars in the parking lot of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Dining Options at Sinai Hospital

Greenspring Cafe at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

In an effort to make your visit at Sinai Hospital as comfortable as possible, we provide multiple dining locations, each with friendly staff and delicious food. For a list of dining facilities on campus and their hours, please click here.

Pharmacy Options at Sinai Hospital

Medication on shelves inside Sinai Hospital's pharmacy

For your pharmacy needs, visit our Outpatient Pharmacy on the first floor of the main building. You can also visit the Walgreens Pharmacy on our campus located in the Morton Mower Building.

Phone Plans/Communication

Visiting the hospital can be stressful enough without losing your ability to communicate with work or loved ones. Please remember to check the coverage of your phone provider prior to your visit to ensure that you can stay in touch with the important people in your life. If you find that your current plan does not cover you in the Baltimore area, there are other options you can look into, such as pay as you go phones. There are also many free mobile apps available that allow you to send and receive messages, calls, and video as long as you are connected to Wi-Fi service which is available at no cost at the hospital.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can cover medical expenses, trip cancellation, lost luggage, flight accident and other losses incurred while traveling, either internationally or domestically. Depending on your situation, you may want to acquire travel insurance before taking your trip to Sinai.

Translation and Sign Language Interpretation Services

Please give advance notice if you would like a translator or sign language interpreter during your stay at Sinai.

  • With advance notice, we can provide telephone interpreter service for assistance with language translation for hundreds of languages.
  • With advance notice, video translation services are available for the following languages:
    • Amharic
    • Arabic
    • Armenian
    • Bengali
    • Brazilian Portuguese
    • Burmese
    • Cambodian
    • Cantonese
    • Farsi
    • French
    • French Creole
    • Haitian Creole
    • Hindi
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Karen
    • Korean
    • Mandarin
    • Nepali
    • Polish
    • Punjabi
    • Russian
    • Somali
    • Spanish
    • Swahili
    • Tagalog/Filipino
    • Urdu
    • Vietnamese

We also encourage you to bring a friend or family member that is comfortable speaking English and your native language.

Things to Do in Baltimore

Magnifying glass on a map of Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore is a thriving metropolitan area filled with culture and history. Baltimore offers visitors delicious local and international cuisine, shopping at luxury brand name stores, professional sports games, a lively performing arts scene, world-class museums, and the National Aquarium. Visit for a full listing of entertainment, museums, historic and cultural sites and dining and shopping opportunities. Cylburn Arboretum is right next to Sinai’s campus.

Young boy patient smiling in wheelchair with smiling parents in front of a National Aquarium backdrop with coral reef, fish and turtles