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Essex overview

Essex is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its port and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Plan a fun excursion to Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium. Popular attractions like National Aquarium in Baltimore and Towson University are sure to leave an impression. Essex is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Essex

A welcoming city for all, Essex has a variety of lodging options. There are 249 hotels in the Essex area and you can shop as many as 78 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 63 2-star hotels with an average price of $53 per night
  • • 132 3-star hotels with an average price of $85 per night
  • • 47 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night
  • • 3 5-star hotels with an average price of $150 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 64305 user reviews of Essex hotels: Super 8 Baltimore Essex Area

How to get to Essex

Fly in to Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from downtown 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:
  • • Baltimore Cruise Terminal
  • • Hughes Memorial Stadium
  • • Harbor East Marina
  • • Baltimore Inner Harbor Marina
  • • 1st Mariner Arena
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
  • • Power Plant Live
  • • The Gallery
  • • Lexington Market
  • • Towson Town Center
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Towson University
  • • Fort McHenry
  • • American Visionary Art Museum
  • • USS Constellation
  • • Washington Monument

When to visit Essex

Curious about when's the best time 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: 10.0 inches
  • • April-June: 11.0 inches
  • • July-September: 11.5 inches
  • • October-December: 10.1 inches