- 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
100% 1 votes
9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD 20723 MoreLess Info
Providing fitness opportunities to the community, North Laurel Community Center offers amenities like a gymnasium, activity rooms, and fitness equipment. The center has a 12,000 square foot skate park with a cement bowl and ramps.
50% 2 votes
6685 Santa Barbara Road, Elkridge, MD 21075 MoreLess Info
Allpro Gymnastics & Cheer Academy is a gymnastics facility that offers parent's night out programs, summer camps, and general classes for students of all skill levels. The academy has both boys and girls competitive tumble teams.
60% 5 votes
8419 Baltimore Nat'l. Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043 MoreLess Info
A 32-lane bowling center, Brunswick Zone - Normandy offers open and league bowling with widescreen monitors. The center provides a snack bar, a pro shop, a full bar with adult beverages, arcade games and a billiard table.
Extra Innings of Elkridge features indoor batting cages for baseball enthusiasts of all ages. The center is open year round and features over 23,000 square feet of training area and seven indoor batting cages.
The Laurel Museum is a converted 1840s mill workers' home that offers the chance to learn about the history of the local area through its exhibits. The location also features a research library with photographs, files, and items.
100% 10 votes
300 Oella Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228 MoreLess Info
The Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum is a historical museum focused on educating the public on the life of Benjamin Banneker, a renowned scientist and abolitionist. Attractions include educational exhibits, horticultural demonstration areas, and walking trails.
A community theater, the Laurel Mill Playhouse is dedicated to helping local actors, directors, writers, and other artists have a venue to explore and showcase their talents. The theater presents a seasonally changing slate of shows.
Situated along the Patuxent River, Riverfront Park measures 30.2 acres and features wetland areas and historic dam ruins. The park provides trails for hiking and biking, a children's playground, picnic tables, grills, pavilions and restroom facilities.