- Our list of the best things to do in Towson, Maryland, features the top 259 nearby activities — including 87 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Towson, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Towson, MD , followed by 249 popular activities in nearby cities, including Baltimore, Columbia, Pasadena, Ellicott City, Glen Burnie, Bel Air, Severna Park, Laurel, Cockeysville, Westminster, Odenton, Severn, Elkridge, Dundalk, Catonsville, Hanover, Essex, Parkville, Owings Mills, Pikesville, Timonium, Savage, Perry Hall, Lutherville, Annapolis, Eldersburg and Monkton
94% 181 votes
3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton, MD 21111 MoreLess Info
Ladew Topiary Gardens, built in 1935 by the hunstman Harvey S. Ladew, are local topiary gardens with 15 garden rooms, each having a distinct pattern, theme and plant species. The gardens also include a nature trail and a historic home.
100% 3 votes
8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043 MoreLess Info
Founded in 2002, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Co is an acting company dedicated to promoting theatrical arts in the local community. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and The Importance of Being Earnest are among the shows performed.
Fostering participation and appreciation for music, the Columbia Orchestra teaches, nurtures, and develops musicians from all levels. Locals can catch Debussy, Brahms, Rossini, Mozart, and Gershwin pieces among many others.
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.
- 0 votes
499 Arundel Corporation Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060 MoreLess Info
Cedar-Morris Hill Park offers a playground, picnic area, 2 lighted tennis courts and a lighted basketball court, a volleyball court, and a baseball field. A pavilion is available by permit/for a fee only.
Glen Burnie Bowl is a 30 lane center that offers duckpin bowling, galaxy bowling, bowling leagues and youth programs. The facility provides arcade games and a snack bar serving draft and bottle beer and wine coolers.
Displaying an array of artwork from paintings to jewelry and other attire, Cotton Duck Art & Apparel is more than an art gallery. Along with works created by the store owner Jerome Scott, other artists periodically display their works here.
82% 129 votes
2711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City, MD 21043 MoreLess Info
The B&O Railroad Station Museum at Elicott City is the country's oldest existing railroad station and is home to a number of historic structures and reconstructed locomotives such as freight cars, caboose and more.
The Thomas Viaduct Obelisk is a 15 foot tall obelisk housed on top of the relay end of the Thomas Viaduct, a stone masonry railroad bridge. The obelisk designates the government and railroad officials connected to the bridge project.
82% 28 votes
8267 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043 MoreLess Info
At Howard County Welcome Center, visitors can learn about the cultural and historic landmarks of the region through knowledgeable staff and brochures. The staff can help visitors schedule tours with various attractions in the area.