Residents strolling past local shops.

What to See and Do Around Charlestown

Our Baltimore County retirement community couldn’t be more conveniently located. With plenty of opportunities to shop, eat, and learn, you’ll always have something fun to do! Here are just a few of the many wonderful Catonsville-area attractions that are just a short drive away from Charlestown:

Shopping

You’re sure to find whatever you’re looking for at the many shopping centers and malls around our Catonsville campus.

  • Columbia Mall
  • Arundel Mills Mall
  • Columbia Crossing
  • Snowden Square Shopping Center

Points of Interest

Quaint shops and fantastic restaurants abound in these quintessential Maryland attractions—all just a short drive from Charlestown.

  • Downtown Catonsville
  • Historic Ellicott City
  • Inner Harbor of Baltimore

I used to travel back to my old neighborhood quite a bit, but now I do so much here that I don’t need to.
Jo Collins

Athletics

Want to root for the home team? No problem! Major league stadiums are a few miles away, and local golf courses let you be the champ for a day.

  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards
  • M&T Bank Stadium
  • Rolling Road Golf Club
  • Turf Valley Country Club

Transportation

Charlestown is nestled between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., making local and international travel exceptionally convenient.

  • Thurgood Marshall BWI International Airport
  • MARC Train