- Our list of the best things to do in Columbia, Maryland, features the top 518 nearby activities — including 184 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Columbia, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Columbia, MD , followed by 495 popular activities in nearby cities, including Baltimore, Washington, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Bowie, Laurel, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Pasadena, Potomac, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, College Park, Severna Park, Mount Airy, Cockeysville, Greenbelt, Germantown, Towson, Annapolis, Edgewater, Olney, Odenton, Arlington, Severn, Crofton, Catonsville, Elkridge, Dundalk, McLean, Essex, Hanover, Parkville, Pikesville, Owings Mills, Timonium, Wheaton, Glen Echo, Lutherville, Savage, Westminster, Davidsonville, Eldersburg and Sandy Spring
93% 44 votes
18050 Tranquility Road, Purcellville, VA 20132 MoreLess Info
Otium Cellars , Goose Creek Farms is a vineyard that is home to several German varietals of wines. The winery uses three types of grapes in the winemaking process including Chardonnay, Dornfelder, and Blaufrankisch.
100% 3 votes
Appalachian Trail Conservancy Headquarters, 799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
The Appalachian Trail is a famous, 2000 mile trail that allows hikers to explore the Appalachia region of New England. The trail is strung with a variety of lakes, streams, forests, stone structures, and wildlife.
100% 2 votes
Roosevelt Island DC to Allegheny Highlands PA, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 MoreLess Info
Potomac Heritage Trail offers visitors outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, biking, rafting, and boating. The trail goes through forests, has rocky terrain, and passes by streams. There are also views of the Potomac River.
Running along an old canal, Armory Canal Trail offers placards with historical information and views of old factories and ruins. The trail can be used for hiking and has wildlife like birds, fish and turtles that can be seen.
Offering free admission, Freedom Museum was created to honor military personnel and the contribution they have made to liberty. With quality exhibits and the sharing of patriotic stories, it makes an ideal field trip for schools or youth groups.
93% 411 votes
111 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to preserving the history for the largest battle of the Civil War, Gettysburg Seminary Ridge Museum contains educational exhibits. The exhibits display information about the battle, the hospital that cared for the wounded, and its religious history.
74% 38 votes
18050 Tranquility Road, Purcellville, VA MoreLess Info
The Goose Creek Farm and Winery - Otium Cellars produces Chardonnay, Blaufrankisch, Dornfelder, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Malbec wines. The location also offers live music performances every other Friday.
The winery and vineyard of Swedenburg Estate was recently bought by a new owner and renamed the Greenhill Vineyards. The tasting room and old stone house have both been restored, and tastings are held regularly as are walking tours of the vineyards during the summer season.