The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the C&O Canal National Historical Park joining the National Park Service system. Let's celebrate by exploring the many historical and recreational treasures the park has to offer throughout Montgomery County.
Montgomery County, Maryland puts endless art, entertainment, attractions, and some of the country’s most beloved historical sites right at your fingertips. There's something for everyone - with classic Maryland flavor.
With new and exciting culinary crossroads, rich history and outdoor adventures, Montgomery County is an iconic and unparalleled gateway to Washington, DC and just a short Metro ride away.
How Do You Like to Travel?
- Visiting DC
- Arts + Culture
- Eat + Drink
- History + Heritage
- Family Fun
- Local Life
- Weekend Getaways
- Road Trips
The District, Chocolate City, the Nation’s Capital – whatever you like to call it, Washington, DC is one of America’s top destinations.
Arts + Culture
Browse galleries filled with local and internationally renowned artists. Enjoy music and theater performances in both intimate and amphitheater-sized settings.
Eat + Drink
With over 1,000 restaurants across the Montgomery County, there’s an outstanding dining option for every day of the week.
History + Heritage
As one of Maryland’s oldest communities, Montgomery County is an ideal weekend destination for history buffs looking to see the past come to life.
From handmade jewelry to designer shoes, antique statement pieces to stylish handbags, Montgomery County is a shopper’s paradise.
Whether you’re just looking for a weekend getaway or planning that big annual vacation, load the kids in the van and get inspired with these fun family activities.
Home to many parks and trails, Montgomery County is a perfect place to spend the day outdoors.
Locals are fortunate enough to have a perfect mix of urban, city life and rustic, country fun. Montgomery County is the perfect place to experience all this and more!
Looking for a weekend getaway? Montgomery County is the place where you can really “choose your adventure!”
Montgomery County is the perfect destination for your group travel needs. Conveniently located to the Nation’s Capital; it comes as no surprise that the county welcomes thousands of groups each year including student groups, sports teams, faith-based and more.
Imagine sitting around a cozy campfire roasting marshmallows and sharing stories with friends and family… Montgomery Parks can make it happen! Groups may reserve campfire rings at four different locations.…Read More
Reserve your spot at one of these indoor or outdoor ice skating rinks throughout Montgomery County. Rockville Townsquare Veteran's Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Cabin John Ice Rink Wheaton Ice…Read More
Maple Sugaring Days at Brookside Nature Center is a fun, learn-as-you-go outdoor tour about the process of making maple syrup and the science and natural science around it. Enjoy the…Read More
With over 250 miles of trails around the county, it’s easy to get outside and have an adventure at any skill level. Check out the MoCo Trail Guide to find…Read More
Shop & Dine in downtown Bethesda for a chance to win a $150 Bethesda Bucks Gift Card! Enjoy great restaurants and retailers and support our local business community for a chance to win.…Read More
Montgomery County Tastemakers are brewing, fermenting, distilling and roasting some of the best local libations in the state of Maryland! Spend the day exploring the local craft beverage scene along…Read More
How do you plan for catastrophe? Virologist Nathan Wolfe, named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for his work tracking Ebola and swine flu, proposed pandemic insurance…Read More
Join Imagination Stage this winter for a new kind of theatre experience designed expressly for the current moment. A virtual Field Trip with Imagination Stage allows students to experience the…Read More
Explore our parks like never before with Winter Bingo! Use the February bingo card and get BINGO by completing activities on five straight squares in a vertical, horizontal or diagonal…Read More
Introducing the Montgomery Energy Connection Scavenger Hunt! In celebration of October Energy Awareness Month, we are thrilled to launch this fun, self-paced exploration and discovery activity that is fun for…Read More
We’ve rounded up our recommendations of top-notch taco places to add to your road trip itinerary, especially since any time...Read More
Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend this year, which means the day of love can now extend into a weekend...Read More
February is Black History Month. African American history and culture are an essential part of Montgomery County’s heritage. Take the...Read More
DC Winter Restaurant Week, presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), returns January 25 – February 7. Since indoor dining...Read More
Today marks the C&O Canal National Historical Park’s 50th Anniversary of the becoming part of the National Park Service. The...Read More