Visit Ellicott City
While Ellicott City is open for business, its not quite business as usual, as the hearts & thoughts of the residents, restauranteurs & retailers are with the family & friends of those most touched by the recent event, and we express our deepest sympathies. We also express our gratitude to Howard County Government, CSX and the NTSB for all of your efforts to re-open Main Street. When planning your visit to Ellicott City, up-to-date driving & parking information is on this page. The Howard County Welcome Center at 8267 Main St in historic Ellicott City is open Monday-Thursday from 10am-5pm , Friday & Saturday 10am-8:30pm and Sunday Noon-5pm, stop by, e-mail us email@example.com or call us 410-313-1900.
This just in: Main Street / Frederick Road IS OPEN . Please visit Howard County Executive Ken Ulman’s Facebook page for up to the minute information: www.facebook.com/ken.ulman
Driving, Parking, & Walking
The Ellicott City Historic District can be accessed from East & West Frederick Road, US Route 40 via Rogers Ave and Ellicott Mills Drive; From Route 100 by way of State Route 103 (Montgomery Road) to Old Columbia Pike and from Frederick Road coming west from Route 40 and St. John’s Lane.
Plenty of parking is available throughout the Historic District at Lot F behind the Log Cabin off of Ellicott Mills Drive, Lot D behind the Welcome Center off of Main Street, Lot E behind The Ellicott Mills Brewing Company (also accessed from Main Street), limited parking is now avaible on Lot C near the B&O Railroad Museum and Lot B along the river at the east end of town and Lot A in Oella behind the Trolley Stop. Two-Hour parking on Main Street is also available.
Additional parking is available at the Howard County Circuit Court lot above Main Street and at The Roger Carter Center’s parking lot . The Howard County Circuit Court lot is accessed from US 40 via Rogers Avenue to Court House Drive. Court House Drive ends at this lot and from there you can enjoy a lovely stroll down to Main Street through our quaint tree lined side streets. The Roger Carter Center’s parking lot is located on Fells Lane off Ellicott Mills Drive just above Lot F.
If you have any questions about getting into to town or parking, please contact the Welcome Center at 410-313-1900.
(Ellicott City images by Kenneth Losurdo Jr of Losurdo Photography)