Howard County Maryland Visitor Guide 2023 - Magazine - Page 29
AFRICAN ART MUSEUM OF MARYLAND
The African Art Museum of Maryland
encourages broader understanding of the
cultures and artistic expressions of people
of the African Continent.
8775 Cloudleap Court Suite 12, Columbia
AUTOBAHN INDOOR SPEEDWAY
Experience a thrill like no other: Indoor kart
racing at speeds up to 50 MPH! Our stateof-the-art facility features two Grand Prix
8251 Preston Ct, Suite F, Jessup
Axe throwing with projector targets offering
multiple games to play & a separate Virtual
Reality Arcade with 100+ games plus virtual
8390 Main Street 2nd Floor, Ellicott City
B&O RAILROAD MUSEUM
The birthplace of American railroading
with 40 acres of railroad history. Take a ride
along America’s first commercial mile of
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore
BALTIMORE & OHIO ELLICOTT CITY
The “Oldest Railroad Station in America”
showcases and tells stories of the people who
built and operated America’s first railroad.
2711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City
BENJAMIN BANNEKER HISTORIC
PARK & MUSEUM
A 142-acre site dedicated to the inspiring
story of the life and times of Benjamin
Banneker considered the first African
American man of science.
300 Oella Avenue, Catonsville
Bob’s BMW Motorcycles is one of the
largest, most respected BMW motorcycle
dealerships in North America. Visit Bob’s
10720 Guilford Road, Columbia/Jessup
Not your average outing or everyday
experience. Breakout is for those who
would rather solve the mysteries than watch
someone else have all the fun.
8661 Robert Fulton Dr. Ste 110, Columbia
FRIENDS OF THE WHIPPS CEMETERY
& MEMORIAL GARDENS, INC.
Whipps Garden Cemetery is a public
historic garden, open daily. Gardens are
interspersed by paths, benches, angels,
around the gravestones.
3651 Street John’s Lane, Ellicott City
BREEZY HILL ALPACA FARM
Breezy Hill offers tours for groups of all
sizes every weekend and hosts parties too.
Classes in dyeing, spinning, and felting are
2820 Woodbine Road, Woodbine
FRIENDSHIP HOT AIR BALLOON CO.
Enjoy the thrill of a hot air balloon ride!
Located in beautiful Western Howard County.
12465 Barnard Way, West Friendship
HARRIET TUBMAN CULTURAL CENTER
CLARK’S ELIOAK FARM
Beautiful family farm and home of
attractions from The Enchanted Forest.
Petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, birthday
parties, and homegrown produce.
10500 Clarksville Pike (State Route 108),
Ellicott City, (410) 730-4049
Harriet Tubman CC commemorates
the history & significance of the Harriet
Tubman HS legacy & the impact of African
Americans in Howard County & beyond.
8045 Harriet Tubman Ln, Columbia
HERON’S MEADOW FARM
Merriweather District, the next regional hub
for culture and commerce. A place where
businesses thrive, minds are open, and
creativity is unleashed.
6100 Merriweather Dr, Columbia
COLUMBIA ARCHIVES, A SERVICE OF
Ensuring the preservation of the history
of Columbia. Talks, tours, exhibits and
more are scheduled throughout the year.
Researchers welcome to visit.
6310 Hillside Ct., Columbia, (410) 715-3103
An interactive 15,000 sq ft art installation
pretending to be a department store for
mythological creatures, time travelers,
& galactic tourists.
8775 Cloudleap Ct Unit 1, Columbia
ELLICOTT CITY FIREHOUSE MUSEUM
The Firehouse Museum explores the
unique challenges of fighting fire in late
19th and early 20th century Ellicott City.
3829 Main Street, Ellicott City
ELLICOTT MILLS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Learn about the new “Ellicott Mills
Children’s Museum” at the Howard County
Museum of History in Ellicott City.
8328 Court Avenue, Ellicott City
Heron’s Meadow Farm is Maryland’s first tea
farm and is host to many inspirational views,
wildlife, flavorful teas, and handcrafted pottery.
1596 Daisy Road, Woodbine, (410) 499-8156
HISTORIC ELLICOTT CITY, INC.
To support the preservation and restoration
of the Ellicott City Historic District as well as
other historic Howard County properties
PO Box 244, Ellicott City, (410) 461-6908
HOCO PIRATE ADVENTURES
Every month, roughly 1-mile path
somewhere in Howard County transforms
into a trail of clues leading to adventure and
treasure for kids of all ages.
HoCo Pirate Adventures, Columbia
HOWARD COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION
An ideal venue for agricultural education
and ag related events. Annual Howard
County Fair in early August with animals,
Kids & Critters Barn & more.
2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship
HOWARD COUNTY FARM
A two-week celebration bringing rural and
urban communities together through fun
events across Howard County.
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 500,
Columbia, (410) 313-6500