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Things to Do in Montgomery County, MD

Whether you are into hiking, camping, golf, visiting galleries, attending a performance at a theatre, you’ll find it all, and more, in Montgomery County.  With more than 33,000 acres of parkland in 345 parks, 60 galleries, 22 theatres and 50 historical venues, visitors and residents enjoy superb amenities throughout the year.

Things to Do — Tours & Getaways

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Agricultural Reserve

Upcounty

The Agricultural Reserve is a nationally acclaimed land-use plan that was established in 1980 in response to the rapid disappearance…

The Agricultural Reserve is a nationally acclaimed land-use plan that was established in 1980 in response to the rapid disappearance of Montgomery County farms. The Agricultural Reserve is 93,000 acres of farmland that has been called “the country’s most successful farmland preservation program.”

Agricultural Reserve Website


Upcounty, MD
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Phone: 301-349-5021

Beall-Dawson Historic Park

Rockville

The Historical Society includes a tour of the Beall Dawson House and the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine lasting…

The Historical Society includes a tour of the Beall Dawson House and the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine lasting 45 minutes to an hour.

Beall-Dawson Historic Park Website

103 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-762-1492

Hours: Wed-Sun 12-4pm

Tickets: Adults-$5, Students/Seniors-$3, Children under 6 yrs-Free.

Capitol River Cruises

Washington

Discover the most spectacular views of Washington, DC from the Potomac River. Home of the Nightingale and Nightingale II Tour…

Discover the most spectacular views of Washington, DC from the Potomac River. Home of the Nightingale and Nightingale II Tour Boats.

Capitol River Cruises Website

Washington Harbour, Georgetown
31st & K Street, NW
Washington,

DC

20007
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Phone: 301-460-7447

Hours: Daily Departures on the Hour 12pm-9pm April-October

Tickets: Adults: $13.00, Children $6.00 (Discounted tickets if purchased online)

Clopper Lake

Gaithersburg

Clopper lake has an over-abundance of largemouth bass, as well as tiger muskie fingerlings, and a hybrid cross of northern…

Clopper lake has an over-abundance of largemouth bass, as well as tiger muskie fingerlings, and a hybrid cross of northern pike and muskellunge. The lake also contains catfish, bluegill, black crappie, brown bullheads, common carp, and pumpkinseed sunfish

Clopper Lake Website

Seneca Creek State Park
11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg,

MD

20878
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Phone: 301-924-2127

Hours: Follows County Park hours (dawn til dusk)

Tickets: Contact park service for license requirements and pricing

Gaithersburg Water Park

Gaithersburg

Intended for recreational swimming, the main pool has shallow water play spaces, a raindrop water umbrella, and water slides. The…

Intended for recreational swimming, the main pool has shallow water play spaces, a raindrop water umbrella, and water slides. The park features a double water slide that is 250 feet long. There is a children's splash pool designed for ages 5 and younger

Gaithersburg Water Park Website

510 S. Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg,

MD

20877
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Phone: 301-258-6445

Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day (rates for admission inclulded on the website)

Tickets: http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/poi/default.asp?POI_ID=5&TOC=1;5;

Montgomery County Bikeshare

Bikeshare puts over 1800+ bicycles at your fingertips. You can choose any of the 200+ stations across Washington, D.C., Arlington…

Montgomery County Bikeshare

Bikeshare puts over 1800+ bicycles at your fingertips. You can choose any of the 200+ stations across Washington, D.C., Arlington and Alexandria, VA and Montgomery County, MD and return it to any station near your destination. Check out a bike for your trip to work, Metro, run errands, go shopping, or visit friends and family.

Locations in:
Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Friendship Heights, Bethesda, Rockville/Shady Grove and Life Sciences Center

Montgomery County Bikeshare Website


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Six Flags America

Upper Marlboro

Maryland’s only theme park featuring more than 100 exciting rides, slides, shows and attractions, plus Hurricane Harbor Water Park.

Maryland's only theme park featuring more than 100 exciting rides, slides, shows and attractions, plus Hurricane Harbor Water Park.

Six Flags America Website

13710 Central Avenue
Upper Marlboro,

MD

20774
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Phone: 301-249-1500

Hours: Open for season May 25-Aug 21, Open on Weekends in the off season

Tickets: http://www.sixflags.com/america/tickets/index.aspx

Spirit of Washington Cruise

Washington

A vibrant dining and entertainment experience, day or night along the Potomac River. Perfect for individuals or parties of any…

A vibrant dining and entertainment experience, day or night along the Potomac River. Perfect for individuals or parties of any size.

Spirit of Washington Cruise Website

Pier 4
6th and Water Street, SW
Washington,

DC

20024
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Phone: 866-302-2469

Hours: Cruises available for brunch, lunch, sunset, dinner, or midnight cruise.

Tickets: Call 866-302-2469 or make reservations online.

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard

Dickerson

On the border of Montgomery and Frederick Counties, Sugarloaf Mountain produces Bordeaux-style wines receiving numerous awards. Sugarloaf holds many events…

On the border of Montgomery and Frederick Counties, Sugarloaf Mountain produces Bordeaux-style wines receiving numerous awards. Sugarloaf holds many events throughout the year.

Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard Website

18125 Comus Road
Dickerson, MD 20842
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Phone: 301-605-0130

Hours: March-December open Wednesday-Sunday 12pm-6pm. January/February open Friday-Sunday 11am-5pm

Tickets: Visiting is free, costs of wines vary.

Vamoose Bus to New York City!

Bethesda

Vamoose is a premier bus service between NYC and the Washington, DC suburbs (Bethesda, MD; Arlington, VA & Lorton, VA).…

Vamoose is a premier bus service between NYC and the Washington, DC suburbs (Bethesda, MD; Arlington, VA & Lorton, VA).
Offers Wi-Fi.

Vamoose Bus to New York City! Website

4640 Montgomery Ave #110
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phone: 301-718-0038

White’s Ferry

Poolesville

In operation since 1786, this unique cable ferry crosses the Potomac River every 20 minutes. A popular crossing point for…

In operation since 1786, this unique cable ferry crosses the Potomac River every 20 minutes. A popular crossing point for troops during the Civil War, it is a short distance downriver from White's Ford, where J.E.B Stuart's cavalry crossed in 1862. It is located six miles west of Poolesville and is the only ferry still operating on the Potomac River.

White’s Ferry Website

24801 Whites Ferry Road
Poolesville, MD 20842
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Phone: 301-349-5200

Hours: The ferry operates dail 5am to 11pm, weather permitting.

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