Founded in 1772, Old Ellicott City is a picturesque town nestled in the Patapsco Valley. We are home to the oldest standing B & O railroad station, many historic sites, unique shops, and distinctive dining.
Visit us for a day or weekend, and explore everything from antiques to nightlife. Old Ellicott City is conveniently located less than an hour from both Frederick and Annapolis in between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
We're open late! All summer, our Old Ellicott City shops & galleries will be open until at least 9pm on the weekends. So come for happy hour, dinner or just some ice cream a take a stroll down our Main St. and see what's new in historic Ellicott City.