The holiday season is upon us, and there's no better way to celebrate than by embarking on a magical journey to Howard County, Maryland. While many choose to spend the holidays crowded in relatives' homes, we're here to make the case for a different kind of celebration. This holiday getaway combines the warmth of family with the charm of Howard County's festive offerings. Discover why booking an overnight stay in Howard County is the key to unlocking a truly memorable holiday experience.

Howard County Maryland Winter Getaway - Turf Valley Christmas Suite

Turf Valley Resort Christmas Suite

Unwind without Cramping Anyone's Style

Admit it – navigating through the holiday season with family can resemble a strategic puzzle, attempting to fit everyone snugly into confined spaces. But this year, consider treating yourself to a generous dose of personal space while remaining near your cherished ones. Opting for an overnight stay in Howard County provides the perfect solution to revel in the festivities without infringing on the limited quarters of your relatives. Picture the delight of retreating to your snug accommodation following a day of celebrations, basking in the satisfaction of having a personal haven to unwind and rejuvenate.

Dive into the Holiday Magic: Howard County's Festive Extravaganza

In the realm of holiday celebrations, Howard County is your ultimate destination, where the Symphony of Lights is just the tip of the festive iceberg. This dazzling display is a surefire way to set ablaze the spirit of the season. Yet, that's only the starting point. Envision gliding under the stars in the Merriweather District, surrounded by the warm glow of a magnificently lit Christmas tree. Wander through the historic charm of historic Ellicott City, where delightful shops and inviting restaurants encourage you to revel in the merriment of eating, drinking, and being merry.

Nearby is Turf Valley Resort, offering three decorated Christmas Suites: the Traditional Suite, Playful Whimsical Suite, and Gilded Elegance Suite. Make your stay magical with the seasonal amenities of Gingerbread Goodness and Christmas in a Box, and a Complimentary Ornament while supplies last. Reserve your spot for a Sunday Santa Brunches, where you can write your letters to Santa, and meet him! Then, unwind with holiday cocktails in the Fairway Lounge and a visit to the spa, hot tub, and indoor pool.

And here's a delightful twist – immerse yourself in Festive Fridays with the Columbia Association, crafting s'mores at the Lakefront. Many nearby hotels in Columbia offer a perfect haven to retreat to after a day filled with holiday cheer. Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel is walking distance to Symphony of Lights and Festive Fridays, and it has a marvelous view of the lights at the Lakefront. Or discover your moment at the festively decorated DoubleTree by Hilton Columbia, where Christmas trees and wreaths decorate the hotel lobby space.

But the enchantment doesn't end there. Make sure not to miss the illuminated spectacle at the Bollman Truss Railroad Bridge in Savage during the Yuletide Festival. Here, the harmonious blend of music and shopping creates an ambiance that truly feels like magic. Howard County's diverse range of festive events ensures that your holiday stay is nothing short of enchanting.

And the enchantment lingers well beyond the holiday season. As you bid farewell to the festivities, usher in the New Year with a glance at the exciting events happening around the county. Make the most of every moment by booking a hotel within walking distance or a short Uber ride from these magical events. Howard County is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered, ensuring that your stay is not just a visit but a memorable journey into the heart of holiday magic. Seize the opportunity – book your stay now and immerse yourself in the joyous celebrations that await you!

Holiday Getaway to Howard County Maryland - Fire pit at Residence Inn

Firepit at Residence Inn Columbia

Winter Wonderland Getaway: Cozy Comforts and Festive Fun

Why settle for the same old routine when you can indulge in a winter getaway or staycation in Howard County, Maryland? Located between Washington DC and Baltimore, the county's offerings go beyond the traditional, providing a perfect blend of cozy comforts and festive fun. Embrace the holiday spirit with a round of golf – the weather is crisp, but not too cold to enjoy a day on the course. Explore hotel restaurants and bars serving up festive delights that will tantalize your taste buds. Take a dip in indoor pools or soak in hot tubs, indulging in relaxation while the winter chill lingers outside. Imagine sitting by a crackling fireplace or gathering around a fire pit, sipping hot cocoa or mulled wine with your loved ones. Howard County offers the perfect setting for creating new holiday traditions in a fresh and invigorating environment.

Make Howard County Your Home for the Holidays - Book Now!

This Christmas, break free from the ordinary and create lasting memories in Howard County, Maryland. Escape the confines of crowded family homes, and instead, revel in the joy of a holiday getaway that combines tradition with novelty. From the Symphony of Lights to the picturesque scenes in Ellicott City and Savage, Howard County beckons with festive allure. Treat yourself to a winter wonderland getaway, complete with golf, delicious dining, indoor pools, and the warm glow of fireplaces. This holiday season, give yourself the gift of a truly magical experience – book your overnight stay in Howard County, and make this Christmas one to remember.

Discover the joy of Howard County's festive offerings and book your holiday escape today!