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Howard County

Whether you want relaxation, action and adventure or a bit of both, you’ll find a wealth of information on the limitless activities in Howard County. Take an afternoon hike, discover the area’s history, pick your own produce, play a round of golf or simply shop. There’s something for everyone to see and do in and around Howard County.

Sights & Attractions

Bollman Truss Railroad Bridge
8600 Foundry St.
Savage, MD (800) 788-6455
http://laurel.exploremd.us/tourism/attractions/bollman_truss_railroad_bridge
This 1869 wrought and cast-iron bridge is the last example of the Baltimore engineering design used all over the U.S. and Europe.

Ellicott City Colored School Restored
8683 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 313-5131
http://www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP/RAP_HistoricalSites.htm
Circa 1880, the former one-room schoolhouse presents the history of education for African American children in Howard County during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Ellicott City Historic District Walking Tour
8267 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 313-1900
http://www.ellicottcity.net/events
A self guided walking tour of 28 historic sites, including churches, homes and museums.

Historic Oakland Manor
5430 Vantage Point Road
Columbia, MD
(410) 730-4801, (800) 730-4802
http://www.historic-oakland.com
The Columbia Association restored the 1811 mansion and gardens to reflect the value of the past in the midst of the present.

Jump! Zone Columbia
7175 Oakland Mills Road, Suite A
Columbia, MD 21045 (410) 309-5966
http://www.jumpzoneparty.com

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
1876 Mansion House Drive
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD 21217 (410) 396-7102
http://www.marylandzoo.org

National Aquarium in Baltimore
Pier 3
501 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202 (410) 576-3800
http://www.aqua.org
Explore the world-famous Inner Harbor and its fascinating aquatic life.

Shrine of St. Anthony
12290 Folly Quarter Road (410) 531-2800
http://www.ShrineofStAnthony.org
The shrine is a place of prayer, pilgrimage and peace.

Six Flags America
13710 Central Ave.
Bowie/Mitchellville, MD 20721
(301) 867-0281
http://www.sixflags.com/america
The amusement park features more than 100 rides, games, shows and attractions plus Hurricane Harbor Waterpark.

Terrapin Adventures
8600 Foundry St.
#50 New Weave Building
Savage, MD 20763 (301) 725-1313
http://www.terrapinadventures.com
This outdoor adventure center features a climbing tower, zipline, giant swing, a high ropes course, guided adventure tours, team building, a day camp and special events.

Thomas Isaac Log Cabin
Corner of Main Street and Ellicott Mills Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043 (410) 313-5131
http://www.howardcountymd.gov/RAP/RAP_HistoricalSites.htm
One of the earliest Ellicott City dwellings is now an 18th-century living history site.

Thomsas Viaduct
Levering Avenue, West of Route 1
Elkridge, MD (410) 796-3282
http://search.visitmaryland.org/visitsearch/vmattraction?attractionNumber=0&attractionID=207261
Built in 1835, the first curved, stone-arch bridge has carried the B&O rail over the Patapsco River for more than 165 years.

Whipps Memorial Gardens
St. John's Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
http://www.howardcountymd.gov/HCT/HCT_WhatToSeeDo.htm
This one-acre restored family burial ground abounds with fascinating local history and many heritage and native plants thanks to local master gardeners.

Museums

B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station
2711 Maryland Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-461-1945
www.ecborail.org

Completed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1830, the Ellicott City station is the country’s oldest surviving railroad station and the terminus of the first 13 miles of commercial track ever laid.

The Columbia Archives
10227 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044 410-715-3103
www.columbiaarchives.org

This archive boasts a one-of-a-kind collection of documents — photographs, videos, builders’ brochures, articles and books — on the history and culture of the planned new town, Columbia, and the life of Jim Rouse, its founder.

Ellicott City Firehouse Museum
3829 Church Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-8500
www.howardcountymd.gov/ellicottcityfirehousemuseum.htm

At the intersection of Main Street and Church Road, the county’s first firehouse contains a wide array of fire apparatus, model toys and a visual history of Howard County’s Volunteer Fire Department.

Heritage Orientation Center
Ellicot Mills Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21041 410-465-8500
www.howardcountymd.gov/heritageorientationcenter.htm

The Heritage Orientation Center was the county’s first court records building and is now home to a unique collection of exhibits on 18th- and 19th-century milling techniques, the floods of Ellicott Mills and the Ellicott family.

Howard County Historical Society Museum & Library
8328 Court Ave.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-750-0370
www.hchsmd.org

The society offers exhibits, research and educational programs on the history of Howard County and Maryland. Free organ concerts also occur several times a year.

Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park
3655 Church Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-8500
www.howardcountymd.gov/patapscofemaleinstitute.htm

Patapsco Female Institute was founded in 1837 and operated for more than 50 years as an elegant finishing school for young women.

Arts

The Columbia Orchestra
Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-8777
www.columbiaorchestra.org

In its fourth decade, the orchestra features the annual Young Artist Competition, biannual American Composer Competition, a free chamber music series as well as performing new and classical masterworks.

Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-2787
info@hocoarts.org
www.hocoarts.org

The former elementary school features two professional galleries, an intimate black box theatre, three classrooms, meeting and office spaces, a dance studio and individual artists’ studios. The center also offers classes in the visual and performing arts for children and a wide variety of dance and theater performances.

Mat About You Gallery
Parking Lot “D,” Upper Main Street
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-8860
www.mataboutyou.com

The Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 410-715-5550
Tickets 877-435-9849
info@merriweathermusic.com
www.merriweathermusic.com

The outdoor concert venue between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., features such concerts as Jimmy Buffett, Phish, Ozzy Osbourne and Tim McGraw.

Panzer House Concerts
10684 Quarterstaff Road
Columbia, MD 21044 410-531-9233
www.columbiaskiclub.org/phc/phc.aspx

The small, intimate venue features solo folk artists and seats 70. Call for reservations.

Potomac River Jazz Club
3608 35th St. NW
Washington, DC 20016 202-686-2191
www.prjc.org

The club sponsors concerts and works to preserve, encourage and promote the playing and appreciation of traditional jazz.

Waverly Frame & Art Gallery
10176 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042 410-750-0612
www.waverlyframe.com

Browse the artwork on the walls while arranging for and designing frames for your own art treasures.

Shopping

Art & Artisan
8020 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-203-9370
www.artandartisan.com

Arundel Mills Mall
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076 410-540-5100
www.arundelmillsmall.com

The mall features more than 225 outlet, discount and specialty retailers.

Charity’s Closet
9090 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-750-6475
www.successinstyle.org

Chatham Station Shopping Center
9210 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21044 410-465-8435
www.chathamstation.com

Ellicott’s Country Store
8180 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-4482

Historic Savage Mill
8600 Foundry St.
Savage, MD 410-792-2820
www.savagemill.com

The renovated 1822 textile mill houses 80 specialty shops, antiques centers, artist studios, galleries and restaurants.

LL Bean
10300 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 410-715-7020
www.llbean.com

It’s the only one in Maryland.
Main Street Oriental Rugs
8290 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-9090
www.msorientalrugs.com

The Mall in Columbia
10300 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 410-730-3300
www.themallincolumbia.com

The two-level shopping, dining and entertainment destination features 200 retailers, five department stores, four restaurants and an AMC theater.

Maryland Gift Baskets
8267 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-1900
www.marylandgiftbaskets.com

Find them for sale at the Visitor Information Center.
Mumbles & Squeaks Toy Shoppe
8133 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-750-2803
www.mumblesandsqueaks.com

Road Runner Sports
6630 Marie Curie Drive
Elkridge, MD 21075 410-290-2906
www.roadrunnersports.com

The area’s largest running shoe and
apparel store.

Taylor’s Antique Mall
8197 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-4444
The Wine Bin
8390 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-465-7802
www.winebinec.com

A boutique wine store offering a wide range of wines and spirits in a hip, contemporary setting.


Parks

The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks maintains regional, community and neighborhood parks containing sports facilities, recreation areas for picnics, and scenic outdoor trails for hiking and exploring. Nearly all the public parks feature playground areas, as well as several stand-alone playgrounds. For seasonal activities and camp guides call the following number or visit this website:

Howard County Recreation and Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046-1677 410-313-4700
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments.aspx?ID=1679

Cedar Lane Park
East Entrance: 10745 Route 108
West Entrance: 5081 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 410-313-4700
www.howardcountymd.gov/cedarlanepark.htm

Cedar Lane boasts one of the most popular sports complexes in the county, with two sand volleyball courts, two bocce courts, four tennis courts, several basketball courts, two lighted synthetic turf fields, two lighted ball diamonds as well as a pair of natural turf multi-purpose fields.

Centennial Park
North Entrance: 9801 Old Annapolis Road
South Entrance: 10000 Route 108
East Entrance: 4800 Woodland Road
West Entrance: 4651 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042 410-313-7271/7256
www.howardcountymd.gov/centennialpark.htm

Award-winning for natural design and sensitivity to nature, this 337-acre park features a 54-acre, stocked, man-made lake, and a variety of wildlife such as white-tailed deer, beavers, foxes, turtles, herons and many other bird species. A 2.6-mile paved pathway meanders around the lake and connects to 7.3-miles of interconnecting paved pathway linked to surrounding neighborhoods.

Rockburn Branch Park
East Entrance: 5400 Landing Road
West Entrance: 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 410-313-4700/4999
www.howardcountymd.gov/rockburnbranchpark.htm
Explore 7.4 miles of trails that wind through scenic woodlands, freshwater marshes and stream valleys, and search for crayfish, minnows, water striders and dragonflies along the way. Or play almost any sport on the 10 ball diamonds, two multipurpose synthetic-turf fields, two basketball and four tennis courts, three multi-purpose fields — two mini and one regular — an 18-hole disc golf course and two playgrounds.

Savage Park
8400 Fair St.
Savage, MD 20763 410-313-4700
www.howardcountymd.gov/savagepark.htm

The Historic Mill Trail, Wincopin Trails and Savage Loop Trail offer different lengths and terrains for hikers and bikers of various skill levels. And the park’s recreational areas include five ball diamonds, two basketball, four lighted tennis and two volleyball courts, a pair of horseshoe pits, a picnic pavilion, a mini-soccer field, a multi-purpose field and a playground.

Schooley Mill Park
12975 Hall Shop Road
Highland, MD 20777 410-313-4700/6130
www.howardcountymd.gov/schooleymillpark.htm

Wildlife thrive in meadows maintained in a natural state to allow for food, cover and nest sites. This hidden gem is a peaceful place to relax and enjoy nature or peer into a stream for minnows, crayfish, frogs and turtles. And don’t forget the 4.6 miles of trails, three ball diamonds, two basketball and 4 tennis courts, two multi-purpose fields, an indoor facility and an equestrian ring

Western Regional Park
14800 Carrs Mill Road
Woodbine, MD 21723 410-313-4700
www.howardcountymd.gov/westernregionalpark.htm

This 190-acre park covers a rich, scenic countryside, and features four grass multi-purpose sport fields, two lighted synthetic-turf fields, tennis and basketball courts, a playground, eight ball diamonds, three of which are lighted. And the Gary J. Arthur Community Center at Glenwood and the library are only a stone’s throw away.

Worthington Park
8170 Hillsborough Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 410-313-4700
www.howardcountymd.gov/wordogpark.htm

Dogs and their owners can run and bark without a leash in this park. Areas include regular, small, timid or elderly, fenced for rent and agility trails. Training is also available.

Golf Courses
Cattail Creek Country Club
3600 Cattail Creek Drive
Glenwood, MD 21738 410-442-1787
This short, unusual course has plenty of surprises: One hole was dynamited out of a rock wall, and Hole 11, a 393-yard, par 4, has a drop in elevation equivalent to a four-story building.

Fairway Hills Golf Club
5100 Columbia Road
Columbia, MD 21044 410-730-1112
Protected wetlands surround the course, so water comes into play on 12 of the 18 holes, as do several scattered sand bunkers.

Hobbit’s Glenn Golf Club
11130 Willow Bottom Drive
Columbia, MD 21044 410-730-5980
In the heart of horse country, this course features rolling hills and fast greens, and the back nine is a “gun shooter’s” delight, since most shots land in the middle of the fairways.

Timbers at Troy Golf Course
6100 Marshalee Drive
Elkridge, MD 21075 410-313-4653
www.timbersgolf.com

The 18-hole upscale municipal public golf course offers a clubhouse, golf shop, driving range, locker room and practice putting greens.

Turf Valley Resort & Conference Center
2700 Turf Valley Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042 410-465-1504
The three regulation 18-hole courses offer a variety of challenges. The North combines two different style nines: One is very long with numerous water hazards, while the other is a target course with several environmental areas. The South is a fair and relaxing with wide-open fairways and medium-sized greens. Because of the narrow, tree-lined fairways, the East is the most difficult, with undulating and well-bunkered small greens. The driving range has eight heated stations, and you must be a guest at the hotel or a member to play these courses.

Willow Springs Golf Course
12980 Livestock Road
West Friendship, MD 21794 410-489-7700
This course challenges the most advanced golfer, with many grass bunkers and water hazards.

Sports

Major League Baseball
Baltimore Orioles
333 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 410-547-6096
http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com

Washington Nationals
Nationals Park
1500 S. Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003 202-675-6287
http://washington.nationals.mlb.com

Major League Soccer
D.C. United
2400 E. Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003 202-587-5000
www.dcunited.com

Minor League Baseball
Frederick Keys
21 Stadium Drive
Frederick, MD 21703 301-662-0013
www.frederickkeys.com

Potomac Nationals
P.O. Box 2148
Woodbridge, VA 22195 703-590-2311
http://potomac.nationals.milb.com

National Basketball Association
Washington Wizards
601 F. St. NW
Washington, DC 20004 202-661-5050
www.nba.com/wizards

National Football League
Baltimore Ravens
1 Winning Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117 410-701-4129
www.baltimoreravens.com

Washington Redskins
FedEx Field
1600 FedEx Way
Landover, MD 20785 301-276-6050
tickets@redskins.com
www.redskins.com

National Hockey League
Washington Capitals
627 N. Glebe Road, Suite 850
Arlington,VA 22203 202-266-2200
http://capitals.nhl.com

Women’s Basketball Association
Washington Mystics
601 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004 202-397-7328
www.wnba.com/mystics

Anne Arundel County

No matter what kind of recreation you enjoy, Anne Arundel County has it. There is an endless array of activities here, from visiting some of the many historic sights and museums, to outdoor adventures such as hiking, biking, fishing or golfing. Known as the “Sailing Capital of the World” there are also plenty of maritime adventures to be had. Those interested in the arts will find plenty of galleries, exhibits and shows to enjoy, and if you want to shop till you drop you won’t be disappointed.

Historic Sites & Museums

Historic London Town and Gardens
839 Londontown Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 410-222-1919
www.historiclondontown.org

This historic landmark sits on the South River, near Annapolis. The 23-acre site features reconstructed colonial buildings, the William Brown House, and ongoing archaeological investigations of the area. There are gardens, a visitor’s center and pavilion, with school and group tours available, as well as bookings for weddings or family events.

Benson-Hammond House
7101 Aviation Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090 410-768-9518
This 19th-century farmhouse is on the National Register of Historic Places. It contains period rooms, a museum and a museum gift shop, and is open Tuesday through Saturday with free admission.

Hammond-Harwood House
19 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401 410-263-4683
Step back into colonial times with a visit to the Hammond-Harwood House. With some of the finest displays of colonial furniture and crafts, it is also home to one of the largest collections of paintings by Charles Wilson Peale. It is open Tuesday through Sunday with seasonal events and group tours available.

Attractions

World War II Monument
Naval Academy Bridge Route 450
A scenic overlook that honors the 6,454 Marylanders who died in WWII, the open-air amphitheater has 48 granite pillars symbolizing the 48 states, along with 22 panels of polished black granite, etched with the names of those lost.

Galesville Heritage Museum
900 Main St.
Galesville, MD 20765 410-867-2648
Depicting more than 350 years of history, the Galesville Heritage Museum showcases local agriculture and maritime history. The museum was the home of schoolteacher Carrie Sanks Weedon and was built in the 1880s. It has many artifacts, memorabilia, and shows videotaped interviews with local residents.

Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second St.
Annapolis, MD 21403 410-295-0104
Dedicated to the maritime heritage of Annapolis, this museum houses the last remaining oyster packing plant in the area and features their “Oysters on the Half Shell” exhibit. It provides access to Chesapeake Bay with the Cap’n Herbie Sadler Waterman’s Park, a picnic deck with fishing piers, and a small beach for boat launching and canoeing.

There are a variety of both permanent and rotating exhibits to enjoy.

U.S. Naval Academy
52 King George St.
Annapolis, MD 21402
Visitor’s Center 410-293-8687
The U.S. Naval Academy offers guided tours through their Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center as well as commercial tour services. Displays at the Visitor’s Center include a sample Midshipman’s room, a model of the USS Maryland and an exhibit of the life of Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones.

Attractions
Annapolis Carriage
99 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 410-349-1660
www.annapoliscarriage.com
Explore the historic sights of Annapolis via horse-drawn carriage. Annapolis Carriage offers historic tours of the city and special events such as weddings, parties or proms.

Chesapeake Beach Water Park
4079 G Stinnett Ave.
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 410-257-1404
www.chesapeakebeachwaterpark.com
Have a “cool” time splashing around on one of Chesapeake Bay’s eight water slides, or hang out at the kids’ activity pool or lagoon. A great place for family time or parties, the park also has swim lessons, a restaurant and rents private cabanas.

Medieval Times Arundel Mills
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076 443-755-0011
Step back in time and be an active participant and celebrant of the 11th century at Medieval Times. Enjoy a four course dinner while watching a live authentic tournament featuring knights competing on horseback in this riveting show.

Chesapeake Sailing Tours
1050 Deep Creek Ave.
Arnold, MD 21012 410-349-4360
www.chesapeakesailingtours.com
A charter sailing business operating in the Annapolis area, Chesapeake Sailing Tours offers sailing trips on their 26’ trimaran, heading out into the bay or sailing the waters of the Magothy River. Tours can accommodate up to four passengers and generally run two to three hours, with longer sails available.

Arts

Pasadena Theatre Co.
P.O. Box 2169
Glen Burnie, MD 21060 410-440-8460
www.ptcshows.com
Founded in 1978, the Pasadena Theatre Company is a self-producing theatrical company that puts on productions in several venues, including Anne Arundel Community College, Kerr Center for the Arts and the Chesapeake Arts Center. Enjoy shows throughout the season.

Catonsville Dinner Theatre
5130 Greenwich Ave.
Baltimore, MD 410-917-2911
www.cdtsshows.com
The Catonsville Dinner Theatre features musicals and Broadway shows, as well as children’s theater, alongside fresh and delicious meals. There are regular workshops and open auditions so that the general public may try out their acting skills.

Chesapeake Arts Center
194 Hammons Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225 410-636-6597
www.chesapeakearts.org
This 58,000-square-foot arts facility houses an 800+ seat and a 110-seat theater, gallery space, dance studios, ceramics lab and classrooms. It offers a variety of classes and workshops, from art to dance to music. The center also hosts performances throughout the year, with season tickets available through the website.

Shopping

Arundel Mills Mall
7000 Arundel Mills Circle
Hanover, MD 21076 410-540-5110
www.arundelmillsmall.com
With more than 200 stores, a food court and a theater, the Arundel Mills Mall meets all your shopping needs. Visit one of the many specialty clothing retailers, retail outlets or off-price retailers for the latest fashions and great bargains.

Westfield Annapolis Mall
2002 Annapolis Mall
Annapolis, MD 21401 410-266-5432
www.westfield.com/annapolis
Enjoy shopping at major retailers such as Nordstrom and Pottery Barn, or eat at one of the 16 restaurants. The Westfield Mall has more than 240 stores, a variety of dining choices and a movie theater.

Echoes and Accents
224 Chinuapin Round Road
Annapolis, MD 21401 410-280-8800
www.echosandaccents.com
Listed as a “unique consignment store,” you can find a little bit of everything at this shop. From antiques to furniture to gift items and memorabilia, Echoes and Accents has new merchandise arriving daily. The store purchases items on a consignment basis for those looking to downsize.

Wimsey Cove Framing and Art
3141 Solomon’s Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 410-956-7278
www.marylandframing.com
Wimsey Cove specializes in quality custom framing of all kinds, as well as featuring a large inventory of maps, local art and giftware.


Parks

Kinder Farm Park
1001 Kinder Farm Park Road
Millersville, MD 21108 410-222-6115
Kinder Farm Park consists of 288 acres of natural and recreational activities. There are walking and biking trails, picnic areas and two large pavilions that can be rented by larger groups. The park has a playground and a new visitor’s center that showcases farming artifacts from the 1930s and has a meeting room available for various functions.

Fort Smallwood Park
9500 Fort Smallwood Road
Pasadena, MD 21122 410-222-6230
This park offers a playground area, picnic areas, horseshoe pits and volleyball courts. Visitors can explore the historic gun battery and old barracks, walk on the beach or check out the Bill Burton Fishing Pier.

Downs Park
8311 John Downs Loop
Pasadena, MD 21122 410-222-6230
Downs Park sits on Chesapeake Bay and has a variety of activities available on 236 acres. There are more than five miles of both paved and natural trails, a playground, handball courts, ball fields and basketball courts. The park also has three large pavilions that may be rented by private parties.

B&A Trail Park
51 W. Earleigh Heights Road
Severna Park, MD 21146 410-222-6244
Stretching from Jonas Green Park in Annapolis to Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie, this extensive park has a gazebo, horticultural gardens, picnic areas and public restrooms at the ranger station and visitors center.

Quiet Waters Park
600 Quiet Waters Park Road
Annapolis, MD 21403 410-222-1777
Quiet Waters Park has more than six miles of paved trails that meander through hardwood forests and beautiful scenery. There is a multi-level children’s playground, the South River promenade, scenic overlook and picnic areas. The park also has a visitor’s center and café.

Golf

The Golf Club at South River
3451 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 800-767-4837
www.golfclubsr.com
This private 18-hole course is located just outside Annapolis and covers more than 165 acres. The course goes through a forest with 14 bridges over water and valleys. Members can enjoy the clubhouse, bistro dining and other activities.

Annapolis Golf Club
2638 Carrollton Road
Annapolis, MD 21403 410-263-6771
Annapolis Golf Club is a semi-private, 18-hole course with rolling fairways and deep grass bunkers. It features more than 6,400 yards of golf and is open year-round.

Eisenhower Golf Course
1576 Generals Highway
Crownsville, MD 21032 410-571-0973
www.eisenhowergolf.com
Enjoy more than 200 acres of beautiful landscaping at this 6,659-yard course. Anne Arundel Country’s first public golf course, Eisenhower provides fun and challenges for all skill levels.

Night Hawk Golf Center
814 S. Route 301
Gambrills, MD 21054 410-721-9349
www.nighthawkgolfcenter.com

Night Hawk Golf Center features a flat terrained, easy walking course. There is a teaching facility on-site for private or group lessons, as well as miniature golf and batting cages for family fun.

Seasonal Events

First Sunday Arts Festival Annapolis
Calvert and West streets
Annapolis, MD 21401
www.firstsundayarts.com

The Arts Festival is held in historic downtown Annapolis on the first Sunday of every month from May to October. An art market, street fair and entertainment venue all at once, you can enjoy the arts and crafts from more than 100 regional vendors. There is live music, dance and street performers, food vendors and café dining. The Festival is free and runs from noon to 5p.m. every Sunday.

Summer at City Dock
Annapolis City Dock and Harbor
Annapolis, MD 21401
www.summeratcitydock.com

Held seasonally every Sunday from 2 to 7p.m., this is a free performing arts and music series. The family-friendly concerts and live entertainment feature local bands and street performers.

Anne Arundel County Fair
1450 Generals Highway Route 178
Crownsville, MD 21032 410-923-3400
www.aacountyfair.org

The Anne Arundel County Fair is held each September and features all the traditional fair fun and food. From tractor pulls to pig races to 4-H exhibits and a carnival midway, the fair is a treat for the whole family.

Holiday Market at Anne Arundel
County Farmers Market
Riva Road and Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401 410-222-7410
A seasonal holiday market that runs in December and offers winter produce, crafts, greens and freshly made wreaths and garlands. There are also vendors selling gift packages and homemade food items.

Lights of the Bay
Sandy Point State Park Route 50
Annapolis, MD 21409 443-481-3161
This is an annual drive through event of holiday lights sponsored by Anne Arundel Medical Center. Families can view a beautiful showcase of lights, including themes such as “Dino-Lights” and “Winter Fairy Tale,” along with Maryland-themed exhibits.

Sports

Major League
Baltimore Orioles Baseball
333 W. Camden St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
http://baltimore.orioles.mlb.com

Watch the Orioles play at Oriole Park at Camden yards, a beautiful baseball-only facility, located in downtown Baltimore. The park seats almost 49,000 people, including standing room only.

Washington Redskins Football
FedEx Field
1600 FedEx Way
Landover, MD 20785
www.redskins.com

Enjoy football season with the Washington Redskins. Home games are at FedEx Field, one of the largest NFL venues. Just a short 20 mile drive from Anne Arundel County, you can watch the Redskins play and enjoy all the stadium has to offer.

Washington Wizards Basketball
601 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
www.nba.com/wizards

Games for the Washington Wizards are held at the Verizon Center, located approximately 30 miles from Anne Arundel County. There are season tickets of varying tiers, and the team also puts on a youth basketball camp and clinics.

Minor League/Other
Bay Area Shuckers Basketball
P.O. Box 714
Severna Park, MD 21146 443-494-9552
www.bayareashuckers.com

The Bay Area Shuckers provide basketball fans with an affordable option to enjoy the game.

Frederick Keys Baseball
21 Stadium Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
www.frederickkeys.com

The Frederick Keys play minor league ball at Harry Grove Stadium. In addition to exciting minor league baseball, the Keys have baseball camps and a Junior Keys Kids Club.

Annapolis Rowing Club
2801 Solomons Island Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 866-457-2582
www.annapolisrowingclub.com

The Annapolis Rowing Club has both competitive and recreational rowing. There are programs for all skills levels, sport rowing competitions and classes available.


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