The City of Westminster, MD
Westminster is a popular city in the state of Maryland with a total of 17,996 residents living there. Westminster is ranked as the fourteenth most populated city in Maryland and the 1636th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Carroll County. The largest nearby city to Westminster is Baltimore, approximately 25 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Westminster, including Gary & Dell's Crab House, Tevco of Westminster, Dairy Queen Of Westminister, Meifen CHUO Dairy Queen and Bullock's Airport Inn Restaurant. For a larger selection of Westminster restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Westminster Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Union Mills Homestead, Flatbush Golf Course, Carroll County Farm Museum, Union Bridge Station and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Westminster please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 2 airports are located in or near Westminster:
- Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
- Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK)
Westminster, Maryland Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Westminster experiences an average high temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 23 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.15 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Westminster with daytime temperatures averaging 83 degrees in the summer, and 43 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Westminster to receive an average of 2.91 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.79 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 103 degrees in the summer and as low as -13 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Westminster should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 66 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Westminster, Maryland Attractions
11st Mariner Arena - Baltimore,
1st Mariner Arena is an arena that is situated in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2003, it was renamed by 1st Mariner Bank, which purchased naming rights to the arena for 10 years. It was reported that 1st Mariner Bank will need to pay the city $75,000 for the next ten years to keep the naming rights to the complex. 1st Mariner Bank Arena is located about a block away from the Baltimore Convention Center on the corner of Baltimore Street and Hopkins Place; it is also only a short distance from the Inner Harbor.
2American Visionary Art Museum - Baltimore,
The American Visionary Art Museum is an art museum that is situated in the Federal Hill neighborhood at 800 Key Highway in Baltimore, Maryland. The city agreed to give the museum a piece of land on the south shore of the Inner Harbor under the condition that its organizers would clean up residual pollution from a copper paint factory and a whiskey warehouse that formerly occupied the site. It has been designated by Congress as America's national museum for self-taught art.
3B&O Railroad Museum - Baltimore,
The B&O Railroad Museum is a museum exhibiting historic railroad equipment in Baltimore, Maryland, originally named the Baltimore & Ohio Transportation Museum when it opened on July 4, 1953. It has been called one of the most significant collections of railroad treasures in the world and has the largest collection of 19th century locomotives in the U.S. The museum is located in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's old Mount Clare Station and adjacent roundhouse, part of the B&O's sprawling Mount Clare Shops site begun in 1829, the oldest railroad manufacturing complex in the US.
4Baltimore Civil War Museum - Baltimore,
The President Street Station in Baltimore, Maryland is a former train station. Built in 1850, it is the oldest surviving big city railroad terminal in the US. The station was an important rail transportation link during the Civil War and is now home to the Baltimore Civil War Museum.
5Baltimore Museum of Art - Baltimore,
The Baltimore Museum of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, was founded in 1914. Built in the Roman Temple style, the Museum is home to an internationally renowned collection of 19th-century, modern, and contemporary art. Founded in 1914 with a single painting, the BMA today has 90,000 works of art—including the largest holding of works by Henri Matisse in the world. It is located between the Charles Village and Remington neighborhoods, immediately adjacent to the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University, though the museum is an independent institution not affiliated with the University.
6Baltimore Museum of Industry - Baltimore,
Baltimore Museum of Industry is a museum at Baltimore, Maryland. Located in an old cannery, the museum has exhibits on various types of manufacturing and industry from the early 20th century. There are several hands-on sections with working equipment and other artifacts.
7Baltimore Public Works Museum - Baltimore,
The now-closed Baltimore Public Works Museum was located at 751 Eastern Avenue, Pier 7 of the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland. This museum provided a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how a large city provides utility services to its citizens. The building housing this display is an operating pumping station built in 1912. Exhibits also explained street lighting, road maintenance, and trash removal. An outdoor sculpture called Streetscape was an intricate model of a network of phone lines, street lights, storm drains and pipes for water, gas, and sewage disposal.
8Baltimore Streetcar Museum - Baltimore,
The Baltimore Streetcar Museum is a non-profit museum located at 1901 Falls Road in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum is dedicated to preserving Baltimore's public transportation history, especially the streetcar era. The museum is open noon to 5 p.m. Sundays throughout the year and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, June through October.
9Benjamin Banneker - Catonsville,
Benjamin Banneker was a free African American astronomer, mathematician, surveyor, almanac author and farmer.
10Benson-Hammond House - , Linthicum,
The Benson-Hammond House is a historic home at Linthicum Heights, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It is a two and one-half story, six bay by two bay, 19th century brick dwelling, constructed in the Greek Revival style. The building is now home to the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.
Westminster, Maryland Hotels
1Best Western Westminster Catering & Conference Center
451 Western Maryland College Drive
Westminster, MD 21158
Westminster, Maryland Restaurants
This is a list of Westminster Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops, Chinese Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published December 11, 2010
Baltimore Maryland attractions including the Port Discovery Children's Museum, the Inner Harbor and Water Taxis, and historical attractions like Fort McHenry.