Recently moved to the Towson area for college or work and looking for places to check out? Take some advice from the team at Towson Economy Auto Rental who stays in the know. Here is a list of our 5 must see places in Towson for recent transplants.

P.S. – We can help you get to some of the more distant locations with one of our great rental car options.

Hampton National Historic Park

1. Hampton National Historic Park

Take a step back in history to Hampton, a preserved 18th-century estate. The property contains a Georgian manor house, gardens that have been restored to resemble their beauty in the 1820s, lavish grounds, and the original stone slave quarters, all built by the Ridgely family of Baltimore. At the time of its completion in 1790, it was the largest private home in the country. Take a tour of this national treasure with a guide that grants you access inside the mansion or self-guide yourself around the grounds of this magnificent site.

Loch Raven Reservoir

2. Loch Raven Reservoir

A nature lovers dream come true. Hike or bike the trails, rent a motorboat, kayak or canoe, cast a line…the world is your oyster at Loch Raven Reservoir. Fed by the Big Gunpowder Falls river with a capacity of 23 billion US gallons of water, Loch Raven provides hours of entertainment and fresh air to locals and tourists alike. Hikers and bikers can expect to see a wide variety of birds, including ravens, cardinals, blue jays, woodpeckers, and even bald eagles, as well as a lush and varied array of plants and trees, including oaks, beeches, maples, poplars, raspberries, and wild roses. Also, be sure to read about the UFO sightings dating back to the 1950s.

Stoneleigh Lanes Bowling

3. Stoneleigh Lanes Bowling

Experience the classic Baltimore sport of duckpin bowling. It’s similar to 10 pin, just smaller pins and smaller balls…we like a challenge in Charm City. Step back in time and enjoy a few frames in this 16-lane, vintage alley from 1946. Tally up your totals with a good ole golf pencil and paper, and play an arcade game in between matches. Classic times, classic fun for all ages.

Towson Town Center

4. Towson Town Center

Shop til you drop at this top fashion and luxury shopping destination with over 180 stores and an array of dining experiences. Shops for every person and every style, Towson Town Center will fulfill all of your retail wants and needs. Be sure to check out their events calendar for any special happenings while you’re in town.

Belvedere Square

5. Belvedere Square

Shopping that inspires. Since 1986, Belvedere Square is the perfect blend of your favorite stores, and one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques. Define your own style with the latest fashions, get your hands on the latest New York Times bestseller, decorate your home and more. You can also enjoy a meal at the market with it’s vast array of eateries and top food merchants. On Fridays in the summer, this is the place to be with Sounds of Summer on the Square.