If you're looking to move to Harford County, you'll definitely want to check out Avanti Luxury Apartments in the Bel Air South community. This up-and-coming area of Bel Air is home to a wide array of restaurants, entertainment options, shopping, medical centers, and more.
Bel Air South is just minutes away from Interstate 95 and hosts major through-ways including MD-24 (Veterans Memorial Highway) and MD-924 (Emmorton Road). Whether you're commuting to downtown Baltimore or downtown Bel Air, you're just a short drive away.
Parks & Trails
Bel Air is home to some great parks: Homestead Park, Rockfield Park, Alice Anne Park, Majors Choice Park, Plumtree Park, and Shamrock Park. Each park has green areas and playgrounds, with the exception of Majors Choice Park which is an undeveloped wooded space. Rockfield Horticultural Gardens, located at the west end of Rockfield Park, is a project involving the local schools to create various gardens including a butterfly and hummingbird garden.
The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Trail (now termed the "Ma and Pa" walking trail by locals) runs through Bel Air's wooded areas and the Heavenly Waters Park. This scenic trail is used year-round by local runners and walkers.
Arts & Entertainment
The Bel Air Arts & Entertainment District covers most of downtown Bel Air. Here you'll find the collective are promotions of the Bel Air Record Armory which hosts festivals and events year-round, Rockfield Manor, Shamrock Park, John Carroll High School, and Bel Air High School, as well as the works of local artisans and performers.
Performing artists, and fans of song & dance, will find themselves at home in Bel Air with the Harford Choral Society, Deer Creek Chorale, Bel Air Community Chorus, the Upper Chesapeake Sweet Adelines, and Bay Country Gentlemen. Instrumental performances by the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra are held throughout the year and works with community youth. The Silver Eagle Cloggers and Ryan-Kilcoyne School of Irish Dance are great for anyone looking to get in touch with their Celtic side. The Dance Conservatory of Maryland, Harford Ballet Company, and Maryland School of Ballet & Modern Dance provide instruction and performances to the community.
Art buffs will love visiting the Harford Artists Gallery at the Armory Marketplace, Two Sisters Gallery, and the Ken Karlic Artist Studio and Gallery. Rotating galleries are featured at the Liriodendron Mansion next to the Ma and Pa trail.
Shop Till You Drop
The Festival at Bel Air, about 1/4 mile away from Avanti, is a large open-air shopping center with grocery stores, restaurants, retail, medical services, and more. Harford Mall and tge Boulevard at Box Hill shopping centers are just short drives away. Be sure to visit all the great small businesses in downtown Bel Air, too!
No matter the cuisine, you'll find it in Bel Air. From Irish to Italian and seafood to steaks, we have some top picks listed below by cuisine. Click the links for menus, hours, and information.
- DuClaw Brewing Company
- 510 Johnnys
- Vagabond Sandwich Company
- Sunny Day Cafe
- Pairings Bistro
- Alchemy Elements
- MaGerk's Pub & Grille
- The Hickory Lodge
- C R Wings
- Silver Spring Mining Company
- Looney's Pub North
- Main Street Tower
- Pita Pit
- Greek Village Restaurant
Once you're ready to move in to Avanti Luxury Apartments, stop by our neighborhood YourSpace Storage for moving boxes, moving trucks, and self storage services (Avanti residents receive 10% off monthly rent). YourSpace Storage is located 1/4 mile away from Avanti at 2100 Emmorton Road.