Area Attractions ~
Audubon Society of Central Maryland - Hosts monthly nature walks at one of two Audubon Sanctuaries
B & O Railroad Museum - 19th century history comes to life in America's oldest surviving railroad station
Carroll County Farm Museum - About 35 minutes away and has a historic house tour, on-site blacksmith, petting zoo, gardens and more. Home of the Maryland Wine Festival each September
Carroll County Gun Club - Open to the public, specializing in Trap Shooting
Centennial Park - Award-winning park with walking trail and lake with fishing and kayaking
Clark's Elioak Farm - Petting Farm with "Enchanted Forest" for kids
Historic Ellicott City - 18th century Mill Town, walking tours, Ghost Tours, antique and boutique shopping
Howard County Conservancy - Minutes away from Turf Valley, an environmental education center and land trust headquartered at 300 year old, 232-acre Mt. Pleasant Farm
Larriland Farms - Pick-your-own produce farm in nearby Woodbine
LL Bean Outdoor Discovery School - Enjoy expert instruction in the tranquil setting of Maryland's peaceful Chesapeake Bay and beautiful Columbia, Maryland. Learn the strokes you need to navigate a sea kayak along coastal waters. Practice your casting as you prepare to catch your first fish on a fly or build on your existing skills.
Merriweather Post Pavilion - Outdoor concert venue featuring national acts, April through September
Middle Patuxent Environmental Area - Over 5 miles of walking trails through this natural area, home to a diversity of wildlife, including an impressive list of about 150 species of birds, over 40 species of mammals, and numerous amphibians, reptiles, fishes, butterflies, plants and other wildlife
Misty Manor Riding Stables - Riding trails, lessons available
Patapsco Valley State Park - Hiking, biking, fishing, waterfalls, canoeing, mountain biking, jogging trails, tubing and more
Terrapin Adventures - Adventure and team building courses, featuring zip-lines, rope-climbing and outdoor adventure like kayak tours, geo-caching, bike tours, bike rentals, river tubing, fly & reel fishing, sailing, horseback riding, windsurfing, rock climbing, indoor climbing, and more...