September 1, 2021

5 Things To Do Around Owings Mills

Categories: Caruso Homes, Maryland

Finding a home that meets your needs is only the first step in finding a great place to live. The next step is making sure you love the area!

If you’re thinking about making a move to Owings Mills, we’ll give you several ways to enjoy everything the area has to offer.

Outdoor Excursions

For nature lovers, Owings Mills is the place to be. You’ll love visiting the local Irvine Nature Center or one of the many parks in the area.

Irvine Nature Center has over 210 acres with nearly 8 miles of hiking trails, gardens, a 17,200 square foot exhibit hall, an ampitheatre and an outdoor classroom. The location is known for hosting nature classes and summer camps as well as being a popular venue for weddings and birthday parties. The unpaved hiking trails feature a sunflower fields, large meadows and plenty of opportunities for bird-watching and wildlife interaction.

Other parks nearby include Northwest Regional Park, a large county park with baseball diamonds, athletic fields, a playground, paved walking paths and nature trails with picnic pavillions, and Red Run Valley Trail, offering scenic views along trails that are perfect for hikers, bikers and dog walkers. Those who love gardening will appreciate the Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore’s largest public garden with 200 acres of natural beauty showcasing hundreds of varieties of trees and blossoming gardens along wooded trails and a historic mansion.

Sports and Recreation

If you’re athletic or love pro sports, Owings Mills has you covered. Fans of pro sports have plenty to cheer about! The Baltimore Ravens’ training camp is held at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills every year. Fans who want to catch an up-close glimpse of their favorite players can attend one of several open practices during annual event.

And for those who want to get in on the action, theOwings Mills Recreation and Parks Council offers a variety of youth team sports, as well as adult programs for volleyball, badminton, basketball and even a gardening club. Join your favorite team to really round out your social experience!

Food and Drink

From mouth-watering seafood to the perfect pizza, you’ll find all sorts of local cuisine to enjoy around Owings Mills. The area is brimming with national chains for casual dining, and if you’re looking for great drinks and live music or want to spend some time playing pool with your friends — the area has plenty of local places to satisfy a variety of tastes! 

The Grill at Harryman House is a casual local favorite with historic charm. The menu is developed around fresh seasonal ingredients fused with American and International influences that they call “new urban cuisine.” They offer nightly specials and live entertainment on their garden patio. 

Those looking for fine dining, need not go far. Linwood’s continues to be one of Baltimore’s top restaurants with an elegant upscale atmosphere and inventive preparation located in the heart of Owings Mills for over 30 years.

Also, not to be missed is Lenny’s Deli, voted as Baltimore’s best corned beef, they offer sizable deli sandwiches and breakfast served all day.  And for dessert, stop next door at Nothing Bundt Cakes for amazing treats to satisfy any sweet tooth. 

Entertainment and Culture

The area is also home to several art galleries that host exhibits of everything from paintings to pottery. And if you prefer musical theater or live concerts over visual art, head over to The Gordon Center, a state of the art entertainment venue right in Owings Mills that hosts world class performances, family entertainment and outdoor film events. Other local entertainment includes the concert series and events at Foundry Row, AMC Owings Mills 17 and plenty of family-friendly entertainment. 

And, living less than 20 miles from the Baltimore Inner Harbor provides unlimited options for you to enjoy the diverse arts, culture and entertainment of the city. Hop on the metro for a quick trip to Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre, catch an Orioles or Ravensgame, or visit the National Aquarium. The possibilities are endless!


If you prefer to window shop, Owings Mills is a shopper’s dream come true! Whether its unique antiques or clothing from the latest brands you love — this area has plenty of shops to suit your every desire.

Foundry Rowand Mill Station both offer popular retailers stocked with everything from handcrafted furniture to lifestyle accessories and home décor. For upscale department stores and your favorite brands, make a quick trip to Towson Town Center, an elegant indoor mall anchored by Macy’s and Nordstrom. 

Live in Owings Mills

Caruso Homes is proud to offer stylish living in a great Owings Mills location! Our beautiful Radcliff Reserve community is centrally located, just a few hours from the beach, mountains, local shopping, dining, and countless outdoor activities.

These luxury 2-car garage townhouses are perfect for families and professionals who want to live in a safe, close-knit neighborhood near all the best amenities.

With Caruso Homes, you’re getting a well-respected builder with over three decades of experience. No detail of your home-buying experience is overlooked! We specialize in offering the most outstanding homes in desirable locations like Owings Mills. Contact Caruso Homes today and let’s get started on finding your dream home!


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