Greater Ellicott City

 

Ellicott City has is a perennial on MONEY Magazine’s Best Places to Live list and most recently landed number 1 in MONEY’s The Best Place to Live in Every State and ranked fourth in MONEY’s 50 Best Places to Live in 2018. MONEY attributes the result to Ellicott City’s low crime rates, good real estate opportunities, culturally diverse residents, and quality of education with Ellicott City’s graduation rate and test scores being among the highest in the United States.

For a contemporary dining experience, try Mad Chef Kitchen and Bar located at Turf Valley Towne Square where you’ll find hand-crafted cocktails and traditional dishes with a modern flair. Nearby is the 5-mile stretch of state highway known as Maryland's Korean Way and serves visitors and residents alike with an international culinary experience like no-where else. 

A Howard County institution, Clark’s Elioak Farm is home to a petting farm, a diverse produce stand, and the storybook wonderland known as The Enchanted Forest.  

Ellicott City is home to Centennial Park, Meadowbrook Park, and the Patapsco Valley State Park’s Avalon Area.