With year-round mild temperatures and a moderate cost of living, Aberdeen, MD is a great place to work and live. The town was the birthplace of baseball star Cal Ripken, and visitors can tour his home, which has been converted into the Ripken Family Museum and is full of items related to local and baseball history. Residents can also enjoy attending home games of the Aberdeen IronBirds, a minor league baseball team owned by Cal Ripken and his brother.
Aberdeen is also home to the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) where the U.S. Army designs and tests ordnance, including tanks and other vehicles. History buffs can find a trove of local lore at the Aberdeen Museum.
The closest city to Aberdeen is Havre de Grace, MD. Baltimore is 28 miles away and Washington, DC is 63 miles away. In Baltimore, visitors can enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment (including boat tours, the Baltimore Science Center and the Baltimore Aquarium) at the city’s famed Inner Harbor. Washington, DC is the perfect family destination with its wealth of world-class museums and historic sites.