Columbia is a great place to base yourself in Baltimore as a large number of the area’s main attractions are nearby. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Merriweather Post Pavilion and the iconic Mall in Columbia. Two more worthwhile attractions you’ll find nearby Columbia are Centennial Park and the Timbers at Troy Golf Course.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Baltimore, plan a trip to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. To catch a glimpse of the local wilderness drive out to the Patapsco Valley State Park.
Get familiar with the local fashion and purchase some original souvenirs in a few of the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover.
Spend an afternoon watching the Baltimore Orioles go head to head with rival teams by booking tickets for a home game at the nearby Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Committed sports fans can take in the smell of liniment in the massage rooms and peek into the inner workings of Oriole Park at Camden Yards by taking a behind the scenes tour.
Finding somewhere convenient to rest your head within Columbia couldn’t be easier. The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI, Linthicum Heights, the Sheraton BWI-Baltimore Washington Airport, Linthicum Heights and the aloft Arundel Mills, Hanover are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.