Potomac is considered to be one of the wealthiest communities in the United States.  Here you’ll find small shopping centers with upscale retail establishments, scenic views and residential subdivisions.

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C&O Canal, Blockhouse Point

Site of a Union outpost camp and blockhouse that was destroyed by Confederate Col. John S. Mosby’s raiders in 1864.

Chesapeak and Ohio (C&O) Canal Towpath

Running along side the C&O Canal, the towpath provides a path for bikers, walkers, dogs to enjoy Maryland, DC and…

Falls Road Golf Course

158 acre golf course, most popular course in Montgomery County. 18-holes

Great Falls Tavern Museum

Originally a simple stone Locktender’s house along the C&O Canal, the Tavern watched the construction of the Washington Aqueduct, battles…

Robert C. McDonell Campground-Cabin John

7 sites with grills, tables, campfire circle, and pit toilets. No running water on sites between Nov. 1 and Mar.…

Upcoming Events in Town

Farmers Market


Join Dawson's Market for a Farmers Market, every Wednesday from 11am - 2pm, starting May 21st. Every week the Farmers Market transforms itself as different fruits and vegetables become available throughout the season. Your pick of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, preserves, honey, herbs, baked goods, and more. All items offered are picked fresh daily and available as supplies last.

Rockville Farmers Market


9 to 1 pm Corner of Route 28 and Monroe Street Fresh flowers, veggies, cheeses, fruit and more abound at the Rockville Farmers Market! Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/farmers or call 240-314-8620.

The Best of our Best


An art exhibit featuring juried work of our students and teachers.