Go kart racing is a fun way all age kids to burn off steam.
There are several places where you can cruise on some of Maryland’s speedways. Whether it’s letting the older kids drive by themselves on a single kart or joining the younger kids on a double kart, this is a great way to have fun. So, think like Lightning McQueen and hit the track this summer.
Go-kart raceways in the greater Annapolis area
With 2 indoor tracks, this raceways is sure to fill your day with fun. Kids 8 & up can join in the racing and they also offer space for your next party or event. For those 13 and older, they also have an axe throwing facility to test your skills. They also have a second location in Essex, MD.
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-midnight, Sat 10 a.m.-midnight, Sun 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Price: 14 laps adult/12 laps junior $20.
Address: 8251 Preston Ct., Jessup
This 1/2 mile outdoor track has over 20 turns to keep your family on their toes. Kids 8 & up can drive their own kart, or if you have a 2-7 year old, they can ride in one of the double karts with an adult. Party and event rentals available.
Hours: Mon, Tues, & Thurs 3 p.m.-8 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 3 p.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Price: Each lap is $3.25, $3.75 for double karts with discounts available for military, senior 65 & up, package purchases.
Address: 1050 State Route 3 South, Gambrills
White Marsh, MD
With three unique outdoor tracks, this raceways is sure to please everyone. The Family Track is where kids over 48″ tall can cruise around, while the younger kids 3 & up can hop in a double cart with an adult. They also have mini-golf and arcades to complete the day of summer fun.
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. -9 p.m., Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Price: One Seater $12.50 per ride, Two Seater $13.50 per ride, packages are also available.
Address: 10907 Pulaski Highway, White Marsh
This outdoor raceway will have your family smiling big. There is a party room available for rent and double karts as well as single karts.
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 7 days a week
Price: $7 for 1 ticket, 1 ticket = 7 laps, Buy 11 tickets or more for $6 per ticket
Address: 4300 Kenilworth Ave., Bladensburg
Before you go
All the hours are weather permitting so make sure you go on a good weather day to ensure opening and a fun time. Check ahead for COVID restrictions and practices. Some places recommend reservations ahead of time. Be also to check your kids’ height as many have a height requirement as well as an age requirement.