Enjoy touring, shopping, and other fun things to do in Bel Air

Located just off I-95, the Country Inn & Suites, Bel Air/Aberdeen, MD offers hotel rooms a short drive from breathtaking outdoor adventures and historic sites. Wander among the sculpted plants of Ladew Topiary Gardens, spy bald eagles at Conowingo Dam, or overlook the Chesapeake Bay from the top of Concord Point Lighthouse. History buffs won't want to miss visiting the Steppingstone Farm Museum or the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum. You're also just a 30-minute drive from Baltimore, where you can find plenty of fun things to do, such as exploring the shops, restaurants, and ships that line the city's Inner Harbor.

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Aberdeen Proving Ground

5.55 mi / 8.94 km from the hotel
More than 70 tenant companies call this special U.S. Army training and testing facility home.

Aberdeen Room Archives & Museum

4.64 mi / 7.47 km from the hotel
Established in 1987, this local museum features more than 5,000 historical documents, artifacts, and other items that provide a glimpse into the growth of the greater Aberdeen area.

Cedar Lane Regional Park

1.97 mi / 3.17 km from the hotel
This 110-acre, multipurpose recreational facility hosts regional and national lacrosse, soccer, football, and baseball events on its 13 fields throughout the year.

Concord Point Lighthouse

9.82 mi / 15.8 km from the hotel
Built in 1827, Concord Point Lighthouse rewards guests who make the 36-foot trek to its top level, which features lovely views of the Chesapeake Bay.

Conowingo Dam

13.1 mi / 21.08 km from the hotel
Enjoy terrific views of the Susquehanna River and indigenous birds with a visit to Conowingo. You might even spot a bald eagle if you’re lucky.

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

9.75 mi / 15.69 km from the hotel
Located where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, this museum in Havre de Grace tells the story of the region’s maritime legacy through artifacts and exhibits.

Historic Jerusalem Mill Village

7.52 mi / 12.09 km from the hotel
Witness the daily lives of 18th- and 19th-century craftsmen like blacksmiths and woodworkers along the grounds of this sprawling 318-acre living history museum.

Jericho Covered Bridge

7.37 mi / 11.86 km from the hotel
Take a romantic drive over Little Gunpowder Falls through this 88-foot covered bridge, originally built in 1865.


6.81 mi / 10.95 km from the hotel
Guests can stroll the grounds of this impressive mansion that was the summer home of Dr. Howard Kelly, founding member of Johns Hopkins Medical College. The second floor of the Georgian Revivalist-style mansion is also home to four art galleries.

Steppingstone Farm Museum

10.22 mi / 16.45 km from the hotel
At Steppingstone Farm Museum, the farm life and cultural heritage of Harford County come to life through hands-on activities and various guided and self-guided tours.

Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House

9.91 mi / 15.95 km from the hotel
The cultural heritage of the Havre de Grace area is preserved through the collected artifacts housed in this two-story brick structure built in 1840.

The Ripken Experience

4.91 mi / 7.9 km from the hotel
Replicas of Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and Oriole Park at Camden Yards are among the seven youth-sized fields you can check out at this impressive state-of-the-art baseball complex named after the famous Cal Ripkin.