DescriptionPart of the greater Baltimore area, the unincorporated community of Jessup makes a convenient home base for business travelers and government workers, given its close proximity to Washington, D.C. (25 mi.), Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (9 mi.), Fort George G. Meade (6 mi.) and many of the nation’s top defense contractors. Hotels and restaurants are clustered along US 1/Washington Boulevard.