Destination guide

The captivating area of Ellicott City awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Ellicott City. Renowned for its soccer games, restaurants and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. National Aquarium in Baltimore and B&O Railroad Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Ellicott City

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ellicott City a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aquarium in Baltimore (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Diamond Ridge Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Timbers at Troy Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Milford Mill Park and Swim Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Northwest Regional Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellicott City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Ellicott City is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centennial Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Patapsco Valley State Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Milford Mill Park and Swim Club (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Northwest Regional Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Union Square (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ellicott City

The nearest airport is in Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton), which is 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Ellicott City?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 302 house rentals near Ellicott City. From 108 Houses to 103 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ellicott City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ellicott City?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ellicott City:

  • Eastport: 158 vacation rentals
  • Takoma: 22 vacation rentals
  • Stronghold: 73 vacation rentals
  • Northeast Washington: 682 vacation rentals
  • Brookland: 34 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ellicott City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ellicott City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Howard County Welcome Center: 315 home rentals
  • Centennial Park: 353 home rentals
  • B&O Railroad Station Museum: 315 home rentals
  • Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum: 317 home rentals
  • Patapsco Valley State Park: 292 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ellicott City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ellicott City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 108 Houses in Ellicott City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellicott City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 103 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 6 lodging choices
  • Boats: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ellicott City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation homes with pool available in Ellicott City.

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