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Essex overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Essex. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Essex might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Fort McHenry and American Visionary Art Museum. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Rocky Point Golf Course.

Where to stay in Essex

Whether traveling for business or leisure, Essex can accommodate all visitors. You can shop as many as 1085 deals for Essex accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 28 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Essex as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 5-star hotels from 175 USD per night
  • • 55 4-star hotels from 109 USD per night
  • • 158 3-star hotels from 80 USD per night
  • • 48 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Essex

Fly into Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from central Essex.

What to see around Essex

Fun activities are on hand such as exploring the port, sporting events, and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Essex Marina
  • • Freestate Gun Range
  • • Captain James Landing
  • • Bayview Marina
  • • Baltimore Cruise Terminal
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • National Aquarium in Baltimore
  • • Top of the World Observation Level
  • • Ripley's Believe It or Not
  • • Maryland Zoo
  • • Milford Mill Park and Swim Club
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • White Marsh Mall
  • • Hamilton Park Shopping Center
  • • Power Plant Live
  • • The Gallery
  • • Lexington Market
Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Fort McHenry (8.1 mi/13 km from the city center)
  • • American Visionary Art Museum (9.3 mi/15 km from the city center)

When to visit Essex

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 54°F day, 21°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 51°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 22°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.08 inches
  • • April-June: 10.98 inches
  • • July-September: 11.50 inches
  • • October-December: 10.12 inches