- The list below includes 333 free or cheap things to do in or near Ellicott City, Maryland, including 124 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Family Fun Center, Karaoke Bar and Playgrounds.
- From Patapsco Valley State Park to Worthington Dog Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ellicott City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Silver Spring, Laurel and Rockville.
88% 187 votes
8020 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043 MoreLess Info
Patapsco Valley State Park offers guests the opportunity to go hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback riding, and cycling. Visitors may also go hunting at this site, which features an 'OPERATION: CAMPOUT!' program.
Long Gate Playground is a playground location that offers a number of fun and entertaining facilities to those who visit. A large play structure, a rock climbing wall, tennis courts, and baseball fields are among the amenities available.
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.
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.
78% 9 votes
8267 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD MoreLess Info
In business for over a decade, Ye Haunted History of Olde Ellicott City offers spooky tours of the city's historic areas that are both entertaining and informative. Tours are led by experienced and knowledgeable guides.
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.
70% 10 votes
10045 Baltimore National Pke, Ellicott City, MD 21042 MoreLess Info
Centennial Que & Karaoke Club offers private karaoke rooms with a large variety of Korean, Japanese, and English songs. Karaoke rooms feature couches, TVs and two microphones but patrons can also remain in the main area and play billiards.