Plan Your Visit
Thank you for your interest in Montgomery County, Maryland. You’ve picked a great place to stay if you’re planning a trip to Maryland and the Washington, D.C. area. Montgomery County offers superb accommodations, hundreds of ethnically-diverse restaurants, spectacular gardens, outstanding specialty boutiques, antique stores, malls, entertainment centers and historical attractions.
Located at the western borders of Washington, D.C., Montgomery County offers quick access to the nation’s most acclaimed monuments and memorials in just a short Metro ride. You can head out in the morning and see the sites and be back in plenty of time to freshen-up for a fabulous dinner in one of our exquisite restaurants.
The relationship between Montgomery County and Washington, D.C. has a special history of its own. Colonized in 1776 by early settlers, Montgomery County made history in 1791 when it ceded 36 square miles to the federal government to create our nation’s capital.
Montgomery County is as culturally diverse as it is corporate. Here you’ll find the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, The Washington, D.C. Temple Visitors Center, The Clara Barton National Historic Site, Civil War Heritage Tours, and numerous other attractions. And, year-round the county has a host of community events like ethnic festivals, concerts, exhibitions, galleries and other celebrations. Recreation is also big in Montgomery County, with more than 30,000 acres of parkland, including a national park, state park and nine regional parks that offer boating, fishing, hiking, biking, camping and picnic areas. Don’t miss our crown jewel, the Music Center at Strathmore, a 2,000-seat concert hall which offers world renowned performances year-round. And, in Downtown Silver Spring the American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center has three theatres offering a variety of films for visitors.
Whether you are planning a short visit or an extended stay, Montgomery County has a variety of hotels or bed and breakfasts to accommodate any visitor’s budget. If you’re a leisure traveler, a meeting planner, group tour leader or the person in charge of gathering information for next year’s family vacation, please call on us if we can assist you in any way!