Conveniently located just 25 miles north of Baltimore, Harford County is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, easily accessible by car, train, plane or bus.
Culinary delights abound in Harford County. Start with our world-famous Maryland crabs! Enjoy ethnic food and unique chef creations. And when you add in our position on the Maryland Ice Cream Trail, you will find something for everyone’s palate. Enjoy our wine and craft beer locations spread through-out the county. Make sure to mark your calendar now for the Maryland State BBQ Bash held in Bel Air in August. This free event brings cook teams from all over the country as they fill the air with wonderful smells as they via for the top prize. And mark your calendar for Harford County Restaurant week.
Did you know Harford County maintains over 80 park and recreation facilities for the enjoyment of all? If you love the outdoors, Harford County is home to Susquehanna State Park. With its hiking and biking trails, this park is a favorite for all ages. And don’t forget to visit the Conowingo Dam, at one time the largest hydroelectric facility behind only Niagara Falls. The dam offers a great place for fisherman to try their hand at catching numerous species of fish. The Park and Dam are also an attraction for professional and amateur photographers during the fall Bald Eagle migration. Rocks State Park is just a short drive away, offering more hiking trails and the King and Queen Seat – where the Susquehannock Indians held their tribal meetings. Kilgore Falls is the 2nd highest free falling waterfall in Maryland. This beautiful waterfall was used in the Disney movie Tuck Everlasting.
Harford is home to three municipalities. Enjoy our Arts and Entertainment Districts in Bel Air and Havre de Grace. Aberdeen, home of the Aberdeen Proving Ground, is where you will find the Aberdeen Ironbirds, a minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.