Ellicott City and Historic Savage Mill have everything your home & heart desires. Experience live music under the stars at Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion. Explore the outdoors with 100 miles of trails & 20 working farms. Epicurean delights await at trendy bistro wine bars.

Patapsco Valley State Park, Maryland’s oldest and one of its largest public open spaces that extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 16,000 acres and five extensive recreational areas. Visitors can indulge in hiking, biking, birding, fishing, camping, canoeing, tubing, horseback riding, and picnicking, or participate in guided nature walks and history talks.

Historic walking tours and ghost tours are both entertaining and educational. Learn the 5Rs; Railroad, River, Road, Rock and Rebuild of Ellicott City. Learn about 20 historic sites, including the raging Patapsco River, the first national road, the town’s hidden cobblestone alley, B&O Railroad Museum, the gigantic rock cliffs alongside the sidewalks and the mysterious marker near the Railroad bridge.

So discover the area’s history, pick your own produce, play a round of golf at Turf Valley Resort, or simply relax at one of the area spas. There’s something for everyone to see & do in Howard County.

Cities in Howard County, Maryland include: Ellicott City, Columbia, Clarksville, Elkridge, Jessup