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Trail concept plan could boost regional economy

A long-range concept plan to establish a 10- to 12-foot-wide shared use trail running from Baltimore's Inner Harbor to Sykesville in Carroll County could...

Airbnb’s Impact: How Dramatic Is It?

The recent local hotel occupancy figures from Hendersonville, Tenn.-based STR Inc. are solid, with accommodations in Howard and Anne Arundel counties reporting generally good news on their bottom lines.

Historic Savage Mill Celebrates 200 Years

Savage Mill is marking its bicentennial on Sept. 17 with free historic tours, live music, demonstrations, a sidewalk sale and a live broadcast from radio station Mix 106.5.

New spirits in Old Ellicott City

Howard County’s second craft distillery opened without a lot of fanfare on April 13, just one month after the COVID-19 quarantine took effect. Even so,...

Ellicott City’s B&O Railroad Museum Is Still Chugging Along After 40 Years

This August marked the 40th anniversary of the Ellicott City B & O Railroad Station being open as a museum.

Howard County Tourism Council Annual Report FY2016

Tourism is a vital industry to Howard County’s economic health and the well-being of its citizens.

Industry Perspective: Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together for Sports

As the executive director of Maryland Sports – The Sports Commission for the State of Maryland, and the former chair of the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC)

The BWI Region: Poised for Growth

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) promotes two distinctly different destinations to leisure and business travelers: Annapolis and the BWI region.

Howard County Events

There are many events held in Howard County throughout the year that can entertain tourists and natives alike. Here’s a sampling.

Craft Beer Pairs Well With Agritourism

This year, for the first time in the Howard County Fair’s 70-year history, fairgoers of legal age could sample craft beer produced in the county.

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