How many years have you made your new year’s resolution about your health and well-being? According to Forbes magazine, about 36% of the world makes their resolution about their mental health and 48% about fitness.  If you are a part of any of these groups, Harford County has a plethora of choices for you to get the new year off on the right foot.

Salt Works Spa Salt Room

Photo Image: Salt Works Spa Salt Room

Between Bel Air and Forest Hill, Harford County has nearly a half dozen truly wonderful Yoga studios and spas that will help calm you mind, ease your stress and make you feel great.  Get Centered Studio, Love Evolution Studio and Yoga Centric offer classes for all types that can cleanse the brain and stretch the limbs and give you that much needed sense of calm in this incredibly fast paced world that we live in.  Salt Works Spa and Serenity Salt Spa give you that opportunity to put those phones and emails down and relax in an incredibly calming environment while being pampered by some of the county’s best massage therapists and estheticians.  Tell the family “I have an appointment” and go enjoy some quiet time for yourself!

Waterfall cascading down rocks

Photo Image: Kilgore Falls/Photo Credit: Karen M. Mayford 

There’s so much to be said about nature and how it can be so good for our health.  Harford County is home to eighty-nine breathtaking local and state parks, nature centers, and gorgeous gardens. Get away from the noise and find time to explore wooded, waterfront or sensory trails.  Whether you’re listening to the waterfall at Kilgore Falls, looking out at the horizon at Concord Point Park, digging your toes in the sand at Willoughby Beach Landing , feeding the geese and ducks at Bynum Run Park or anything in between- we assure you that every nature stop in Harford County is good for the soul.

Harford County Restaurant Week Ad

Finally, sometimes you just need to indulge in some delicious eats to make yourself happy.  Mark down “Harford County Restaurant Week” as your chance to go “all in” on this form of self-care.  Taking place January 19th-28th, Harford County Restaurant Week is your chance to dine across the county and help celebrate our restaurant industry. Experience some of the best dining in the region with specially priced menus and deals.  It's the perfect opportunity to try that little-known restaurant you've been meaning to sample or indulge in local favorites- while taking care of your mental and physical health, of course!

Harford County has so much for everyone to do all year long- but sometimes, it’s all about YOU!  Be sure to check out events happening all year long on Visit Harford’s events calendar at!