Timonium, MD has much to see and do, as does its surrounding areas of Cockeysville, Hunt Valley, Lutherville, Towson, Owings Mills, and the very popular Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore City. Many folks visiting the Timonium area seem to end up at the Inner Harbor during part of their stay. An easy twenty minute drive down interstate 83 or the Light Rail commuter train system makes it easy to enjoy a day downtown at the harbor. At the harbor you can catch an Orioles or Ravens game, do some shopping, or just spend a day along the Inner Harbor for fun.
In Lutherville, history fanatics can visit the Fire Museum. The Fire Museum of Maryland has the third largest collection on display of any fire museum in the world. Among its collection are 42 antique fire apparatus, memorabilia, fire-fighting equipment, models, and photographs. Also found locally is the headquarters of McCormick. Founded in 1889, it is the global leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of spices, seasonings and flavorings to the entire food industry.
The Boordy Vineyard, in Glen Arm, has been named Best of Baltimore - Best Winery for a Day Trip. Treat yourself to an afternoon in the country and settle into the charming wine cellar or outdoor patio for quiet conversation or even a celebration. You may participate in a guided wine tasting or tour Boordyâs historic stone winery and vineyards.
If you prefer spending time outdoors in Timonium, you can visit the beach at Oregon Ridge, one of Baltimore County's best kept secrets. Originally excavated for iron ore in the 1800s, the former quarry is filled with spring fed water and provides welcome relief from the summer heat. The park encompasses 1,043 beautiful acres and offers a variety of recreational activities, open to the public, year round. Established in 1959 to protect Gunpowder River and the Big and Little Gunpowder valleys, Gunpowder Falls State Park is now one of Marylandâs largest state parks. Comprised of over 18,000 acres, Gunpowderâs narrow corridors host a varied topography ranging from tidal wetlands to steep and rugged slopes. It features more than 120 miles of trails, protected state wild lands, historic sites, fishing, canoeing, kayaking streams, a swimming beach and a marina.
Each Labor Day, Timonium hosts the Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fair Grounds, complete with a week of horse racing, 4-H exhibits, musical entertainment, and of course a midway with plenty of carnival rides and a Ferris Wheel. It is fondly referred to as the 11 Best Days of Summer!
Timonium is an area rich in history and full of fun places to see and things to do. Conveniently located close to Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia, come to visit, but plan to stay! Our Timonium real estate agents are ready to help you find your next home. Stop by or contact our Timonium office today!