Photo Credit: Scott KramerWhile staying at Turf Valley, you cannot miss out on a day trip to the Ellicott City Historic District, located just six miles from Turf Valley Resort. With a mix of restaurants, retails, and even a few friendly ghosts, you won't leave empty handed.Upon arrival to historic Ellicott City, visit the eyes and ears of Howard County, the Howard County Tourism & Promotion Welcome Center, who can offer you many tips on what to do during your stay in Howard County.Photo Credit: Simply DivineFor the home designer, visit one of the many vintage or antique stores on Main Street, including A Journey from Junk, Antique Depot, Shoemaker Country, or Ellicott's Country Store, who recently created a Downtown Abbey Home Décor line inspired by products of the show.If you're always a kid at heart, don't forget to stop by All Time Toys and Forget-Me-Not Factory! On the weekends you can find Forget-Me-Not Factory's Barry the Bubbleman outside entertaining children with his giant bubble demonstrations. A fun activity for the whole family!Photo Credit: Cassidy Sterling*And a secret tip: start at the top of Main Street! Historic Ellicott City is a hilly street and let's face it - no one wants to climb Main Street with a handful of heavy shopping bagsPhoto Credit: Ellicottcity.netWhether you're visiting Turf Valley for a meeting, wedding, or simply a weekend getaway, a trip to Old Ellicott City is a must! To find out what's happening at Turf Valley, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or visit our website!