Howard County Neighborhoods
Howard County is the perfect combination of historic and hip. Located in the center of Maryland, it’s convenient to explore both the rural and urban settings nearby. Whether you’re attending a special event, going on a shopping spree or indulging in the best cuisine, you’re sure to enjoy the picturesque scenery and freshness of the area. Howard County is the green in between, making it the ideal destination to visit!
Check out Historic Ellicott City, where the Ellicott brothers discovered the famous milltown in 1772. Today, Old Ellicott City's Main Street is host to many shops and restaurants. The shops carry antiques, home furnishings, pottery, books, clothing and much more. Beyond Ellicott City's historic heart, Route 40 bustles with shopping areas. Which leads to another milltown Historic Savage Mill, the community of Savage revolved around a textile mill for decades. Now, Historic Savage Mill has become the home to many artisans and antiques. Just 5 miles south of Historic Savage Mill is Elkridge, Maryland! Elkridge was a bustling port on the Patapsco River. Today the river is buffered by a state park with miles of hiking and horseback trails. Looking for a more upbeat place to discover? Columbia has grown to be the new hip! Developed by Jim Rouse vision of one big melting pot and building Columbia with the atmosphere of a small town, yet city amenities such as downtown, shopping malls, and a large concert venue. On the uprising, Maple Lawn creates the atmosphere of a small town. It's a place where you can find a unique mix of boutiques and high-quality restaurants. If you want to take a scenic car ride on a sunny day, drive west on Fredrick road and experience the beautiful countryside of Western Howard County. You will drive by dairy farms, cornfields, and stables of horses.
Howard County is enjoyable, family driven, unique shops, cultivating dining, and the practical way of life! Visit, Enjoy, Repeat!