Exploring Pikesville Maryland
If you’re seeking a reprieve from the bustle of Baltimore City, yet require the proximity, Pikesville Maryland could be the place for you.
Located in Baltimore County, Pikesville shares a boarder with the most northwestern portion of Baltimore City. With a 12.4 square mile radius, and a population of 30,764, Pikesville is a densely populated suburb. The Baltimore beltway, MD-695, bisects this community running east to west. Residents here enjoy the diverse cultural offerings of the many shops and restaurants that can be found along its main corridor, Reisterstown Rd. Various styles of homes can be found here including single-family, apartments, condominiums, and town/row homes. Although, technically in Baltimore County, Pikesville still has an urban flare that many inhabitants find comforting, such as access to 2 Baltimore Metro Stations: Milford Mill and Old Court. This allows people living in Pikesville to access jobs in the city without the burden of owning a vehicle.
Nearby Towson Maryland is most likely where you’ll be headed if you want to get a little more of the true suburban experience on the weekends. Located only 9.3 miles away to the northeast, Towson has the area’s largest mall and many more restaurant and shopping options. Towson also boasts 2 Higher education institutions well-known to the area: Towson University and Goucher College. These two schools are attractive prospects for residents of Pikesville who wish to remain close to home while seeking to complete their education ambitions. The fabulous Woodholme Shopping Center is also located in Pikesville. This shopping center boasts a Trader Joe’s, Target, Starbucks, Pier 1 and more! Not to forget Baltimore City, running downtown will be a breeze here. Having access to, but not having to live in the city is a dream come true. With so much to see and do Downtown, you won’t know whether to head north or south on the weekends. In Downton Baltimore you will find Camden Yards (baseball: The Oriels,) M&T Bank Stadium (football: The Ravens,) Baltimore Inner Harbor, Power Plant Live, and Harbor Place Mall. Honorable mentions include: Fell’s Point, Little Italy, Patterson Park, and The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum. With so much to see, do, and explore in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Pikesville is poised to be a great option for anyone seeking the best of both worlds.