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Glen Burnie

Glen Burnie, a bustling suburb of Baltimore, is a thriving town with a rich, historic culture. Named after district attorney Elias Glenn, the town was originally known as Glensbourne Farm, but the name was later changed to Glen Burnie. Living in Glenn Burnie will never get boring–this town features exciting shopping malls, tons of parks that are ideal for people of all ages, and a popular golf course. In addition, its location less than twenty minutes from Baltimore / Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport makes travel easy. Are you interested in finding your new home in Glen Burnie? Get to know the area a little better, and call the Lee Tessier Team when you're ready to get started. 

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Getting Around

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport: 13 min
Aberdeen: 60 min
Baltimore: 23 min
Washington, DC: 60 min
Major Roads: I-97, I-695, MD-2, MD-648, MD-10, MD-100


Population: 67,639
Zip Code21060
County: Anne Arundel
Median Home Price: $253,900

Spotlights of Glen Burnie

Live! Hotel and Casino

Looking to have some fun? Live! Hotel and Casino, located close to Glen Burnie, is an exciting spot for a quick getaway. This 24-hour casino features slots and poker in addition to great restaurants. Be sure to check out The Prime Rib, a fine dining option with locally sourced seafood. There are always new music and variety acts, making Live! a thrilling place to visit again and again.

Sawmill Creek Park

Located just outside of the city center, Sawmill Creek Park has amenities for all ages. Sports fields are open year round for everyone to enjoy, as well as a pavilion that can be rented for parties. There's even a skate park and public tennis courts to help you get out and experience the wonderful Maryland climate for yourself. For those who love hiking or just relaxing on a walk, the park also features over a mile of nature trails for you to unwind and take in the scenery.

Great Location for Work and Travel

With proximity to both Baltimore and Washington, DC, Glen Burnie also has another great advantage for people on the go: an airport. The bustling Baltimore / Washington International Airport offers domestic and international flights, making it a hub for Maryland travel. Pubic transit is also available on Baltimore's Light Rail, and Glen Burnie has two stations: the Ferndale and the Cromwell / Glen Burnie stops. 

Glen Burnie Attractions

What You'll LOVE in Glen Burnie

There are so many options in this area–from countless parks to a bustling downtown, Glen Burnie offers proximity to Baltimore, but it also has its own local amenities to enjoy.

Green Spaces

There are endless amounts of parks and greenspaces, many of them with their own trails, for you to discover in Glen Burnie. Don't know where to start? Here are some of our favorites! Try Sawmill Creek Park's trails and athletic facilities that are open to the public year round. North Glen Park also features trails that you can enjoy with your dog–it's super popular with pooch owners! 

Local Shopping & Dining

Glen Burnie is home to both local shops and larger chain stores. Take a break and shop at Marley Station Mall to keep up with the latest fashion trends. Dining options in Glen Burnie are seemingly endless and there are always opportunities for you to sample new foods. Looking to try Guatemalan dishes for the first time? Look no further than Chapines, a local favorite serving traditional cuisine.

Thriving Job Market

Glen Burnie's proximity to both Baltimore and Washington, DC make it ideal for commuters who want to enjoy a quieter, tranquil lifestyle. However, this area has its own booming job market. Top employers in the Glen Burnie area include Fort Meade, the U.S. Naval Academy, Johns Hopkins Healthcare, and Under Armour. With plenty of different career options, Glen Burnie may be the right spot for you. 

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