Howard County offers a lifestyle that’s fresh, energetic, and connected to both nature and community. Located in the center of Maryland, Howard County boasts rolling expanses of scenic farmland, exciting retail and arts centers, and abundance of premier golf courses. Explore the Patapsco Valley State Park, or stumble on a new favorite boutique in historic, soulful, and always artsy Ellicott City. If that’s not the mood, visit a local winery, or attend a concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion. Whether a culture aficionado, retail enthusiast, or adventure lover, there’s always something to enjoy in historic, hip, adventurous Howard County.