We’re Ready For You When You Are
As the official destination marketing organization for Howard County, Visit Howard County's utmost priority is the safety and comfort of our visitors and residents. We want every visitor experience in Howard County to be exceptional, travelers are encouraged to contact all businesses before visiting. The comfort of Howard County Residents and our visitors is our highest priority, we urge everyone to continue to observe public health guidance.
Restaurants, retail, hotels, and businesses and attractions across Howard County are making every effort to follow high standards for cleaning and safety. Right now we have great offerings for visitors and residents. Visit our homepage to find lodging, dining, and things to do. For more inspiration, view our Visitors Guide online.
Click HERE for information on upcoming vaccine clinics happening in Howard County.
Covid 19 Testing
Find a COVID-19 testing site available near you. Learn about different types of COVID-19 testing, getting your test results, and about being COVID-19 positive.
There will be no testing clinics held on November 26th, December 24th, and December 31st due to the Health Department being closed in recognition of the upcoming holidays.
Howard County Welcome Center:
The Howard County Welcome Center, located at 8267 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043, is OPEN from 10 AM - 5 PM, Wednesday through Sunday. Visit Howard County staff are available via email and phone, please see https://www.visithowardcounty.com/about/tourism-council/meet-the-team/ for up-to-date contact information.
Travel Updates: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
For the latest information on the respiratory illness COVID-19, including links to key resources go to The Maryland Department of Health / COVID-19
For the latest information on Howard County Government, COVID-19 actions go to https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Home
For the latest information on Maryland, COVID-19 actions go to https://governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus/