On the Fly Getaways: Ellicott City

A trip to Ellicott City is like traveling down the history-filled memory lane of Maryland. The charm of this notable town lies within its local attractions, hosting everything from antique and specialty shops to bone-chilling ghost tours. Visitors can rest assured that there is something for the entire family to enjoy and residents welcome you to journey inside the rustic doors of their antique community.


Sweet Cascades
Imagine dipping a variety of fruits and desserts in to a cascading curtain of warm, melted Callebaut Belgian chocolate, where you can create delicious chocolate-covered delicacies.
8167 Main Street
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Tel: 410.750.8422

Phoenix Emporium
An old fashioned pub in the heart of Ellicott City, with a large beer selection and an atmosphere to you may never want to leave. Located in the lower part of Main Street opposite the B & O Railway.
8049 Main Street
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Tel: 410.465.5665

Cacao Lane Restaurant
Enjoy fabulous food in the cozy stone walled, candle lit rooms of the charming 160 year old building.
8066 Main Street
Ellicott City, Maryland 21043
Tel: 410.461.1378


Ellicott City Fire Station 8398 Main Street
Historic Ellicott City
Maryland 21043
Visit Ellicott City's first Fire Station 1889. Check out antique fire fighting memorabilia, and also a history of Ellicott City's fires.

Ellicott City's Bubble Man
Get your blow on with Ellicott City's very own bubble man, blowing bubbles all over the lower end of main street. Dressed up in wonderful costumes, he offers to teach you about the importance of bubbles.

Thomas Isaac Log Cabin
Seize the chance to visit the oldest surviving residential structure (built in 1780) in Historic Ellicott City. Located at the top of Main Street.
Hours: Friday & Saturday 1:00PM to 6:00PM; Sunday Noon to 5:00PM and Monday 1:00PM to 6:00PM

PJ's Antiques Etc.
Indulge yourself in this hidden treasure of the antiques world. This is the hot spot where the dealers go to shop.
Suite 4
9090 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Tel: 410.465.1116

For more information on events, attractions, restaurants, and accommodations in Ellicott City, visit http://www.ellicottcity.net.

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