Local Accommodations & Attractions

Towson is a college town located eight miles north of Baltimore, one of America’s 10 best major cities for college students. Visitors to campus will find convenient accommodations and numerous area attractions.


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Sheraton Baltimore North

Located two miles north of Towson University, the Sheraton Baltimore North is the closest hotel to campus. The hotel offers free shuttle service to the university as well as an indoor pool, fitness room, bar, restaurant and extensive conference facilities.

  • Sheraton Baltimore North
    903 Dulaney Valley Road
    Towson, MD 21204
    Book online for the TU Friends & Family rate of $149/night. 

Other Local Hotels

  • Courtyard by Marriott, Hunt Valley
    221 International Circle
    Hunt Valley, MD 21030
    Book online
    For reduced rates, add the booking code TUU under Special Rates/ Corporate/Promo.

The following hotels are part of a program that offers special discounted rates to visitors and guests of Towson University. You can access these rates only through the links below. They are not listed on the hotel websites.

Local Attractions

Towson University’s campus is within walking distance of Towson, a college town with tree-lined residential streets, restaurants, bookstores, a branch of the county library, movies and shopping.

The university is also conveniently located near the cultural, recreational and entertainment attractions of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Downtown Baltimore, affectionately known as Charm City, is eight miles south of campus and home of the National Aquarium, Orioles baseball at Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Ravens football, Fort McHenry and Fells Point. You'll also find waterfront restaurants and shopping, clubs and nightlife, art galleries, professional theater and tourist attractions.

Down the road in Washington, D.C., you can visit the Smithsonian museums, and other Washington, D.C. attractions, including the National Mall, the Washington Monument and the Capitol.