While you’re in town, take advantage of the mid-Atlantic’s most thrilling attractions. We have some of the most historic, exciting, and inspiring places to visit right here in the region. With a plethora of things to do in Arundel Mills, Hanover, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Annapolis, you’re never far from an adventure. 

Arundel Mills Attractions

Just a short drive or walk from The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, there are plenty of things to do right here in Hanover.

Arundel Mills Mall (0.6 miles)

Ready for some retail therapy? The list of things to do in Arundel Mills includes 200+ stores, restaurants, & entertainment options for all ages & interests.

Maryland Live! Casino (0.4 miles)

Maryland’s top gaming and entertainment destination boasts 4,000+ slot machines, various table games, and a high-tech Poker Room with cash games and tournaments for every skill level. 

Medieval Times (0.4 miles)

Dine like royalty while experiencing live equestrian performances, sword fights, and jousting competitions. 

Cinemark Egyptian 24 (1.0 miles)

Catch the latest blockbusters at this state-of-the-art 24-screen theater. With crystal clear digital projection and immersive sound, it’s a theater experience unlike any other. 

Historic Ellicott City (8.8 miles)

Explore the charming Historic Ellicott City, MD, known for its well-preserved historic district with preserved 18th & 19th-century buildings. Stroll down Main Street to visit its shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Things To Do in Baltimore 

Located just 10 miles down the road, the city of Baltimore attractions include:

Babe Ruth Birthplace & Museum

Celebrate the life and legacy of the Baltimore-born baseball player Babe Ruth, including personal memorabilia, artifacts, and interactive displays.

Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore Zoo

Meet over 2,000 animals from around the globe! Feed giraffes, pet goats, and explore the vast African savannah.

Edgar Allen Poe National Historic House

Baltimore’s favorite American Gothic writer resided here briefly before his untimely death. Visitors can tour the house and see the author’s original artifacts, manuscripts, and personal belongings.

Maryland Science Center

Bring the kids to learn about science and technology with a variety of exhibits, planetarium shows, and hands-on activities.

M&T Bank Ravens Stadium

State-of-the-art facilities offer football fans an incredible chance to cheer for Baltimore’s local team.

National Aquarium

Learn about ocean life with the vast collection of aquatic animals, including sharks, dolphins, jellyfish, and more.

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

After learning about Babe Ruth, visit one of the most beautiful ballparks in America, with classic architecture, stunning views, and rich history.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum

This hands-on museum offers exciting exhibits and interactive activities designed to engage and inspire young minds.

The Walters Art Museum

Art lovers rejoice! The stunning Walters Art Museum features over 35,000 stunning works of art spanning thousands of years of history.

Sights to See in Washington, D.C. 

The Hotel at Arundel Preserve is just 24 miles from the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.

International Spy Museum

The International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. is the destination for anyone fascinated by the world of espionage. Get your secret identity upon entering and embark on a super secret mission!

Lincoln Memorial

Grand columns and echoing halls provide an inspiring backdrop for a memorial to one of America’s greatest presidents. 

National Air & Space Museum

Sixty thousand exhibits and artifacts guarantee a good time for everyone! See one of Amelia Earhart’s WWI and WWII fighter planes, and Buzz Aldrin’s space suit – or pilot a flight simulator!

National Zoo

This zoo is only one of two in the United States to house Giant Pandas! Visit these peaceful creatures and many others, including over 2,000 animal friends from around the world. 

Nationals Park

During baseball season, catch a game at this state-of-the-art ballpark. 

U.S. Capitol

Don’t miss your chance to glimpse the workings of the U.S. Government and marvel at the building’s stunning architecture and artwork.

Washington Monument

This towering obelisk offers visitors a chance to take in breathtaking city views from its observation deck while learning about America’s first president.

The White House

Visit one of the most famous houses in America! Note that to get inside, you’ll need to request a tour through your member of Congress a minimum of 21 days in advance.

Annapolis Attractions

Located 21 miles from Arundel Mills, Annapolis has ample landmarks and historic sites, including:

Banneker-Douglass Museum

Learn about the contributions of prominent African American leaders such as Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass. A must-visit for anyone interested in American history and culture.

Hammond-Harwood House

This off-the-beaten-path destination will delight anyone who’s curious about life in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Maryland State House

The Maryland State House has the distinction of being the oldest state capitol in continuous use.

U.S. Naval Academy

Gain a unique perspective into the lives of America’s bravest sailors. Tour the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, home to swords, medals, relics from the USS Saginaw, and more.

Stay In a Central Location

As your day of exploring Hanover, Annapolis, Washington, D.C., and/or Baltimore tourist attractions comes to an end, remember that The Hotel at Arundel Preserve is your home away from home. We’re more than just a place to rest your head; we’re a part of your journey. 

So why wait? Contact us today to reserve your room today and start planning your adventure today!

Where is Hanover, Maryland?

Hanover, Maryland, is located in Anne Arundel County. It is situated in the central part of the state, making it easily accessible for travelers. With its proximity to major cities and numerous attractions, Hanover provides an excellent base for exploring Maryland’s vibrant culture, historical sites and natural beauty.

How far is Hanover, Maryland from Baltimore, Maryland?

Hanover, Maryland, is located approximately 10 miles south of Baltimore. With a short drive of about 20 minutes, visitors can explore the bustling city of Baltimore with its renowned attractions such as the Inner Harbor, National Aquarium, historic sites, vibrant neighborhoods and diverse culinary scene. Whether you’re interested in sports, arts or cultural experiences, Hanover’s proximity to Baltimore ensures that you’ll have a wide range of exciting activities and entertainment options at your fingertips.

How far is Hanover, Maryland from Washington, D.C.?

Hanover, Maryland, is approximately 30 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., which makes it a convenient location for travelers looking to explore the nation’s capital. With a drive of about 45 minutes to an hour, visitors can easily access the iconic landmarks, museums, government buildings and cultural attractions of Washington, D.C. When visiting D.C., it’s common to stay in nearby Maryland cities that provide a convenient base for exploring D.C. while offering a quieter and more relaxed atmosphere than the bustling city center.

Where is Columbia, Maryland?

Columbia, Maryland, is located just a short distance northeast of Hanover, making it a neighboring town worth exploring. Columbia is situated in Howard County, Maryland. This vibrant planned community is renowned for its exceptional quality of life, offering a perfect blend of urban amenities and natural beauty. Visitors to Columbia can enjoy a wide range of attractions, including charming neighborhoods, beautiful parks and trails, world-class shopping and dining, live entertainment at the Merriweather Post Pavilion and various cultural and recreational activities for all ages.

What is the best time to visit Maryland?

The best time to visit Maryland, including Hanover, is during the spring and fall seasons. In spring, from April to May, the weather is mild and pleasant, with blooming flowers and lush greenery. Fall, from September to November, brings cooler temperatures, vibrant foliage and a host of festivals and events. These seasons offer ideal conditions for outdoor activities, such as exploring parks and trails or visiting historical sites. However, it’s important to note that Maryland has a varied climate, so it’s advisable to check local weather conditions and plan accordingly when visiting.

Why visit Maryland?

Maryland offers a rich blend of historical significance, natural beauty and diverse attractions, making it an enticing destination to explore. Visitors can immerse themselves in the vibrant culture of Baltimore, discover the historical sites of Annapolis and explore the scenic wonders of the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland is known for its delicious seafood, including famous blue crabs, and its role in American history, such as being the birthplace of “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the War of 1812. With its picturesque landscapes, charming towns and a wealth of cultural and outdoor activities, Maryland provides a captivating experience for every traveler.

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