Top Ten Tips for Summer Fun Near Odenton
Now that the Fourth of July has come and gone, summertime is surely in full swing. How will you spend the long, sweet days and warm nights ahead?
Luckily for those who live in Odenton, this Anne Arundel County gem is full of promising summer adventures around every corner, especially if you call Two Rivers your home. Here are our favorite adventures to enjoy this summer in Odenton.
1: Raise a Toast to Summer
Crooked Crab Brewing Company is a true hometown favorite. Serving up local brews daily, this hotspot also features rotating food truck offerings and special events such as trivia nights, live music and even an occasional Beer Soap Making Workshop. Don’t miss their Pint Night on July 18. It’s the perfect stop after a tour of Two Rivers because it’s less than 20 minutes away.
2: Hit the Back Nine
Speaking of close proximity, just around the bend from Two Rivers is the Walden Country Club. As the name would imply, this scenic course is a perfectly peaceful oasis on a summer’s day. Rolling hills, ponds, creeks and beautiful trees decorate this fun, yet challenging course.
3: Start Sippin’
With 120 varieties of freshly roasted coffee available, Baltimore Coffee and Tea is the perfect place to cool off with a cold brew while you dig into a delicious breakfast, lunch or pastry.
4: Dig In
What says “Maryland Summer” more than scrumptious local seafood? If you’re looking for the perfect event to indulge your Old Bay obsession, check out the Annual Rotary Club of Annapolis Crab Feast this August, just a short drive from Odenton.
5: Go Back in Time
The Maryland Renaissance Festival is the second largest in the country and is held every year near Annapolis. Enjoy theatrical performances, grab some ale or go all out and wear period garb. It doesn’t start until August, but the excitement is worth waiting for!
6: Get Back to Nature
A scenic hike, a birdwatching experience or a fishing excursion are all moments away at the Patuxent Research Refuge in nearby Laurel. This 12,800-acre protected natural refuge provides an endless oasis for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the world around them.
7: Step on the Gas
Discover world-class drag racing right in Odenton at Capitol Raceway. Every weekend features new matchups, from pro stock races to grudge match face-offs. It’s a great way to get your heart pumping on a summer night.
8: Play Fetch
There’s nothing like a summer day spent outside with man’s best friend. Two Rivers has its own private dog park so that you and your pets always have plenty of room to romp and mingle. Don’t have a furry friend to call your own? Visit the Anne Arundel County Animal Shelter.
9: Have a Pedal Party
Take your Trek on a trek down the Anne Arundel WB&A Trail for a leisurely bike ride to all your favorite destinations. Though the trail is still growing, it already connects you from Odenton to the Patuxent River and will soon connect with the existing WB&A Trail in Prince George’s County.
10: Get Gardening
Fresh fruits and vegetables are summer staples, especially if you grow them yourself! Two Rivers has its own community garden with fenced, raised garden beds for you to enjoy. Don’t have a green thumb yourself? It’s ok to leave it to the professionals. Check out Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm and take a stroll through their beautiful blooms or get your hands on farm-fresh goodness every Wednesday at the Piney Orchard Farmers Market.
No matter how you choose to spend your summer, adventure is always around the corner when you call Two Rivers your home. Visit the community today and start discovering everything your Anne Arundel County life can be.
How to visit and enter these homes without an appointment:
- Look for the COME ON IN! sign on a participating home.
- Download and use the NterNow app on your smartphone to get a one-time access code — or simply call the phone number on the sign.
- Enter the access code on the lock and that’s it! Just walk in and enjoy your tour.
- When you’re ready to leave, simply close the door behind you.