LOCAL ATTRACTIONS - Boordy is located in the Baltimore area where one can explore the country by day and carouse the city by night. In addition to the following lists of dining, lodging, shopping,and recreation, these associations could also assist you with travel planning:

Maryland Wineries Association




Local quick bites:
Palmisano's - subshop, covered outdoor seating; Long Green Pike, Baldwin 410-592-9477

Toscana's - Italian deli, wineshop; 9946 Harford Rd. Parkville 21234, 410-661-3089

Local casual dining:
Sunshine Grill - Greek/American;12607 Fork Rd, Fork 410-592-3378

Fallston Seafood - crabs, etc.2108 Fallston Rd. 410-877-9900

Basta Pasta - 2745 Fallston Rd. 410-692-5200

Black Forest Taphouse- 2410 Pleasantville Rd. 443-299-6206

Local Fine Dining:

The Manor Tavern - 15819 Manor Rd. Monkton  410-771-8155

Milton Inn - 14833 York Rd. Sparks  410-771-4366

Oregon Grille - 1201 Shawan Rd. Hunt Valley  410-771-0505

Wineries & Wine Trails

 Piedmont Wine Trail: Basignani Winery; Boordy Vineyards; Dejon Vineyards; Fiore Winery & Distillery; Harford Vineyard & Winery; Legends Vineyard; Mt. Felix Estate Vineyard & Winery; Woodhall Wine Cellars

Historic Sites

Hampton National Historic Site - late Georgian style mansion, slave quarters, and grounds; 535 Hampton Ln, Towson

Ladew Topiary Gardens - world famous topiary and flower gardens; gift shop, cafe, wedding location, nature walk. 3535 Jarrettsville Pk, Monkton

Jerusalem Mill

Fire Museum of Maryland

Monkton Station


Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn - 245 Shawan Rd. Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Fairfield Inn & Suites White Marsh - 8477 Cordon Way, Baltimore, MD 21236 tel: 410-933-9797

Gramercy Mansion - Lutherville

Mill Pond Cottage - Hereford

Residence Inn - 45 Schilling Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 tel: 410-527-2333


Bennett's Trading Post - 13600 Long Green Pike, Baldwin, MD 21013

Pete's Pickins - 7901 Bradshaw Rd. Upper Falls, MD 21156 410-592-6884

Cockeysville Antiques Row - Cockeysville, MD 21030

Parks and Trails

Gunpowder State Park - hiking, biking, tubing, kayaking, fishing

Loch Raven Resevoir

Northern Central Railroad Hike & Bike Trail 20 minutes from Boordy

Jerusalem Mill - hiking, fishing, history; 20 minutes from Boordy

Oregon Ridge Park - nature center, trails, playground, swimming pond; 25 minutes from Boordy

Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park - across from Oregon Ridge Park

Arts and Crafts

Beaumont Pottery - 13726 Jarrettsville Pike, Phoenix, MD 21131 410-628-2032

Farms & Produce

Albright Farm - produce, flowers, plants, meat; 3505 Sweet Air Rd. Phoenix

Belvedere Farm - beautiful cut flowers

Bresslers Nursery - plants, mums, wreaths

McLean Nursery - Satyr Hill Rd - December wreaths, holly, greens

Misty Valley Produce - Shawan Rd, Hunt Valley

One Straw Farm - organic CSA and farmer's market at Boordy; Thursdays 4pm - 8pm May-Oct

Perennial Farm - perrenials and grasses

Prigel Family Creamery - ice cream, milk, yogurt

Richardson Farms

Roadside stand at Harford Rd, between Glen Arm Rd. and Fork Rd. - great pumpkins!

Roadside stand at Mt. Vista Rd. between Harford Rd. and Rt. 7 - fruit, produce

Rioha Farm - pumpkins, hay rides

Weber's Farm & Cider Mill - great for kids; produce, farm animals, bakery; Carney, MD

Sports & Recreation

Longview Golf, Dulaney Valley Golf, Mountain Branch Golf

Loch Raven fishing

Loch Raven skeet shooting

Biking on our country roads

Biking, running, walking on Northern Central Bike & Hike Trail

Canoeing, kayaking on Gunpowder River

Ultimate Water Sports - at Gundpowder Park

Maryland Polo Club at Ladew Gardens

Ravens football; Ravens Stadium, Baltimore City

Orioles baseball; Oriole Park at Campden Yards, Baltimore City

Ironbirds baseball; Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen, MD

Horseracing: Preakness Stakes; Pimlico Racetrack, Baltimore City. Steeplechasing at Shawan Downs in Sept, Cockeysville.  Spring Timber Races: My Lady's Manor Races, Grand National, Maryland Hunt Cup

College Lacrosse; Towson State, Johns Hopkins, Loyola University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Maryland College Park

Museums & Attractions

A 40 minute drive from Boordy, Baltimore City is home to first-class museums. If you are lodging in downtown Baltimore, consider a visit to a museum in the morning, and then drive out to Boordy for the afternoon.

Baltimore Museum of Art - American and international art

Walters Art Museum - Paintings, sculptures and artifacts from around the world.

American Visionary Art Museum - National museum and education center for intuitive, self-taught artistry.

Reginald Lewis Museum of Maryland African American Art & Culture

Baltimore Museum of Industry - Airplanes, cars, civil rights, and how things are made.

Fire Museum of Maryand - Towson, MD 21093

National Aquarium in Baltimore

Maryland Historical Society - home of the Star Spangled Banner

Geppi Entertainment Museum - comics and pop culture

Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum - the birthplace of American Railroading.

Maryland Science Center - with IMAX theater


Towson Town Center- top stores, shops & brands

Kenilworth Mall - unique shops, Atwater's restaurant and carryout

Hunt Valley Mall - incuding Wegman's grocery store, movies

The Avenue at White Marsh


Cross Keys - distinctive shopping

Greenspring Station - boutiques

Hampden - eclectic stores and restaurants

Live Music

Boordy Summer Concerts, Saturday nights June-Sept

8 x 10 Club

Johns Hopkins University

Goucher College

Loyola University

Myerhoff Symphony Hall

Pier 6 Pavilion, Baltimore

Rams Head Live, Baltimore

The Lyric, Baltimore

Towson University



The Lyric

Morris Mechanic Theater

Center Stage

Everyman Theater