McDonogh’s 800-acre campus in suburban Owings Mills is just 20 minutes from downtown Baltimore. Known for its close-knit communities, Charm City boasts a thriving arts and entertainment scene, passionate sports fans, culinary delights, prestigious universities and research centers, a well-connected transit system, and historical landmarks. The close proximity to mountains, beaches, and the Chesapeake Bay offers lots of opportunities for outdoor adventures.
Whether you live in the suburbs or the city, there is so much to see and do in our area!
Rich History: Baltimore has a rich and diverse history, with landmarks such as Fort McHenry, where the "Star-Spangled Banner" was penned, and numerous sites related to the Underground Railroad. History enthusiasts will find plenty to explore.
Diverse Neighborhoods: Baltimore has more than 200 neighborhoods, each with its own unique character, allowing you to find a community that suits your lifestyle. Discover them here.
Food and Cuisine: Baltimore is known for its seafood, notably Maryland's iconic crab cakes and steamed crabs. You'll also find a thriving culinary scene with restaurants of every cuisine, including many farm-to-table options.
Cultural Hub: The city is an artistic haven—boasting an extensive array of theaters, concert venues, art galleries, and museums—with attractions catering to every passion and interest. There is something for everyone!
Sports Paradise: Baltimore is the proud home of the Ravens (NFL) and the Orioles (MLB), with fans who are fiercely loyal and passionate. The city also welcomes the renowned Preakness Stakes and a multitude of noteworthy running and biking festivals. Learn more about Baltimore sporting events here.
The Great Outdoors: Embrace the beauty of four distinct seasons and the picturesque landscapes surrounding Baltimore, including the Chesapeake Bay, nearby beaches and mountains, hiking and biking trails, and more than 60 state parks. If you love the outdoors, this is the place to experience natural wonders year-round!
Travel and Transportation: Baltimore has an extensive public transportation system and excellent highway connections, making day trips to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City effortless. For travel to other U.S. destinations or abroad, Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is your convenient gateway!
Education and Research: Several prestigious universities and cutting-edge research institutions are located in Baltimore. If you are looking to continue your education, look no further.