Surrounding the port city of Baltimore is Baltimore County, a sprawling region with a diverse landscape ranging from suburban neighborhoods to Chesapeake Bay shoreline to rolling hills and forestland. The area is rich with culture and is home to several large universities. With a variety of shopping, dining, sports and entertainment options, and a quick commute into the city, you’ll find plenty to do in Baltimore County.
Baltimore County is home to…
- A variety of parks and recreation areas including Oregon Ridge Park, Gunpowder Falls State Park, Loch Raven Reservoir, Patapsco Valley State Park and the NCR Trail
- University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Towson University, Goucher College & Stevenson University
- Maryland State Fairgrounds, many private and public golf courses, and steeplechase racetracks
- Top employers: Social Security Administration, Baltimore County Government & Public Schools and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center