• Joey Amato

Springtime in Harford County, Maryland



Shake off the winter blues by immersing yourself in nature and spending more time outdoors. Enjoy the beautiful trails throughout Harford County in our local and state parks, nature centers, and world-renowned gardens. Choose from eighty-nine county parks and three state parks. Explore wooded, waterfront or sensory trails while seeing and experiencing unique features - like the King and Queen Seat in Rocks State Park. Our location on the Chesapeake Bay is a water-lover’s paradise. If you love kayaking, canoeing, boating, tubing, or fishing - you will feel right at home.


As the earth awakens and flowers bloom, make your way to Ladew Topiary Gardens. Ladew is located in the Maryland countryside just twenty miles north of Baltimore. Designed and developed by Harvey S. Ladew, the Gardens and historic Manor House are known throughout the world. Their butterfly house offers an up-close view of the habitat and life cycle of native butterflies and caterpillars. Bring your family, friends or a date to explore the nature walk, see the larger-than-life topiaries and dine at the cafe.


Play ball! Ripken Stadium fills with fans as baseball season starts up in the spring. Ripken Stadium is home to the Aberdeen IronBirds - a Minor League Baseball team based in the city of Aberdeen in Harford County. 2022 is the IronBirds 20th season and their promotional schedule is packed with fireworks nights, crab feasts, dogs at the park, craft brew bash and so much more. 5-game flex packs are on sale now. Get your tickets at 22% off with code VISITHC at checkout. Find things to do, experiences, events, restaurants, and places to stay at VisitHarford.com