Travel Tips

Visiting Montgomery County, Maryland and the nation’s capital area?  Here are some travel tips.

Getting Here

Major Roads in Maryland/Washington, D.C. area

Interstates 95, 495, 295, 270 and 70

Major Airports

Montgomery County is conveniently located to three airports: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National, and Dulles International, all within a 45-minute drive.

Montgomery County Airport

The Montgomery County Airpark is owned and operated by the Montgomery County Revenue Authority.  The airpark is designated as reliever airport for Reagan National Airport located just 17 miles from the nation’s capital.  The Airpark is convenient for the business and leisure air traveler.

Amtrak & Metrorail

Amtrak Info:

The MARC (Maryland Area Regional Commuter) train has three stops in Montgomery County including Gaithersburg, Rockville, and Silver Spring on the Brunswick Line.

The Amtrak train station in Montgomery County is conveniently located at the Rockville Metro station.

Metro Info:

The Metro rail is our subway system that can transport you throughout the DC Metro area. There are 13 metro stops on the red line in Montgomery County. If your plans take you to Washington, DC, the red line takes you directly to the heart of DC in 30 minutes or less.

Local Taxes

  • Maryland Sales Tax Rate: 6%
  • Local Hotel Tax Rate: 7%
  • Municipality Hotel Tax Rate, City of Gaithersburg: 2% (+local hotel tax rate of 7%)
  • Municipality Hotel Tax Rate, City of Rockville: 2% (+local hotel tax rate of 7%)

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Featured Business

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Get away to one of the premier hotels in Bethesda, MD. Featuring 447 guest rooms and approximately 50,000 square feet of event space adjacent to the area’s Metro system, our Bethesda, Maryland hotel offers easy access to Rockville, MD, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia with a 23,700 sq ft ballroom, a 120-seat amphitheater, innovative catering menus, and impeccable hotel rooms .