In the heart of Maryland, Baltimore County is a short drive from Baltimore City’s Inner Harbor, BWI airport, Annapolis, Columbia, and Havre de Grace, Maryland and an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C.
Leisure activities in Baltimore County mirror the region’s diversity. You’ll find outdoor sports from the Chesapeake Bay to the NCR Trail and a strong connection to America’s heritage.
With so much close by, you can start your day in steeplechase country and end it with dinner overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Baltimore County has over 175 miles of Chesapeake Bay shoreline, rolling horse country, and symphony concerts at Oregon Ridge Park.
The county is also home to four state parks: Gunpowder Falls, Hart-Miller Island, North Point and Patapsco Valley. The county is full of historic attractions including the Benjamin Banneker Memorial Historical Park and Museum, Hampton National Historic Site, Maryland State Police Museum and is home to the Maryland State Fair in Timonium.
Three public beaches are available at Miami Beach, Oregon Ridge Park and Beach and Rocky Point Beach and Park. Six public golf courses and 8 private courses can be played here.
Cities in Baltimore County Maryland include: Baltimore, Towson, Dundalk, White Marsh, Randallstown