It's that time of year again! Time to make your list and check it twice for those family members, friends and (maybe) co-workers.  Why not give them something that can’t be wrapped, but experienced?  Harford County has a wonderful array of options that will have your loved one thanking you this holiday season.


Libation Trail - If someone on your list enjoys adult beverages, how about treating them to stops along the Harford Libation Trail?  With nearly a dozen different breweries wineries and distilleries, there are plenty of options close to home.  Download our printable trail map or enjoy our interactive map to check out all the stops you have to choose from! 

Independent Brewing Company Beer Flight

Photo Credit: Independent Brewing Company


Golf Trail - Every golf enthusiast loves the gift of complimentary golf.  Purchase a gift certificate from nearly a half dozen golf courses around Harford County!  Whether they use your gift for a tee time or to purchase items from the pro shop, you are guaranteed to make them incredibly happy with this wonderful experience.  Check out Harford County’s full list of golf courses within our Golf Trail by clicking the Golf Trail link above or downloading the Harford Digital Passport on our home page. 

Bulle Rock golf
Photo Credit: Bulle Rock Golf Course 


Ladew Topiary Gardens - Harford County is home to one of the top five topiary gardens IN THE WORLD!  Ladew Topiary Gardens is beautifully situated on Jarrettsville Pike and can make for the perfect gift for the garden lover in your life.  Whether they have a green or brown thumb, your loved one will be in awe of the breathtaking sights waiting for them at Ladew Topiary Gardens.  Purchase a ticket to one of their events or swing into the gift shop, this year! 

The Main House at Ladew Topiary Gardens with beautiful flowers and topiaries in front of the house
Photo Credit: Ladew Topiary Gardens


Visual and Performing Arts - Treat that special someone to a day at a gallery or theater to see the amazing talent that is displayed in Harford County!  Whether a play or musical at the Amoss Center, an art exhibit at the Liriodendron, a tribute show at the STAR Centre or anything in between, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! 

Harford Artists Gallery

Photo credit- Harford Artist Gallery


Restaurants - The fastest way to many people’s hearts is through their stomach!  Pick up a gift card at one of Harford County’s renowned restaurants and let that special someone enjoy a night out...courtesy of you!  There are so many options to choose from, there is a restaurant for every type of taste bud.  Don’t forget about Harford County Restaurant Week happening January 19-28th.  It’s the perfect time of year to grab that gift card.  Check out Harford County’s list of nearly 200 restaurants for you to enjoy.

Plate with Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes from Barrett's on the Pike Restaurant

Photo credit- Barrett's on the Pike


Not everyone’s favorite gift is something that can be bought in a big box store, so think “experiences” and shop in Harford County, this December!