Montgomery County, Maryland
Neighboring the Nation's Capital

Visit Montgomery is the official tourism bureau for Montgomery County Maryland, located just north of Washington, D.C. Whether you’re traveling to the Metropolitan area for business or leisure, we’re here to bring you helpful information about our area, no matter the season.

Discover the perfect hotel for your next trip or build your itinerary with exciting things to do using our trip builder. Find exclusive deals and special offers during your visit. You’ll find plenty to do to experience Montgomery County, Maryland.

Find things to do in Montgomery County from our blogs or check out our events calendar to find the latest upcoming events.

Entertainment & Family Fun

If you come to the DC area with your family, you may be surprised at how many kid-friendly activities the area has to offer. The county offers many places for the more common activities of bowling, ice-skating, and miniature golf, but there are also more unique activities relating to the history of the area. The National Capital Trolley Museum, the Clara Barton House, and the National Museum of Health and Medicine are just a few of the historical and educational offerings of the county for the whole family to enjoy.

If you are a lover of theatrical productions and music, there are numerous venues in the county that offer many different types of shows throughout the year, close to shops, restaurants, and great places to stay.

Sightseeing in Washington, DC

When staying in Montgomery County, you can enjoy everything the area has to offer while still being a short metro ride away from the nation’s capital. Take a walk along the national mall and enjoy the iconic monuments and memorials, including the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. History lovers will be in heaven touring the Smithsonian museums, and you can even stop by the visitor’s centers of the U.S. Capitol and White House. The best part is, almost everything is completely free!

After a day full of fun and history in DC, just hop back on the metro and grab dinner or enjoy a concert in the always entertaining Montgomery County. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it among the many venues, restaurants, museums, shops, and much more in the Montgomery County cities of Rockville, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg, and Germantown to name a few.

Get your free visitors guide today and start planning your trip to Montgomery County—Maryland’s gateway to the nation’s capital!

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Up-County
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Up County

Northern Montgomery County features rural communities and historic areas. This region is home to the Maryland Soccerplex and Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyards. Read More

Gaithersburg / Germantown
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Gaithersburg / Germantown

In Gaithersburg you’ll find unique neighborhoods, quiet open spaces, abundant retail and dining, and many cultural and recreational amenities that have led Gaithersburg to the top of a number of national lists of best places to live and visit. Read More

Mid-County
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Mid County

This area features historical sites dating back to 1812, the largest zip-line course in North America and the award winning Olney Theatre. Read More

Rockville
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Rockville

Rockville features fantastic amenities, unique locally owned shops and restaurants, an art gallery, a pedestrian-friendly Town Square, and the seat of county and city government. Read More

Wheaton / Silver Spring
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Wheaton / Silver Spring

Just minutes from the nation’s capital, the Wheaton - Silver Spring area is home to a vibrant mix of arts and entertainment. Read More

Bethesda / Chevy Chase
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Bethesda / Chevy Chase

From high end stores to five star restaurants and an award-winning arts and entertainment district, the Bethesda - Chevy Chase area is known for being one the most affluent communities in the United States. Read More

East County
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East County

Take a drive on US-29 and experience East County’s neighborhood feel – complete with outdoor adventures, culinary hotspots and major shopping centers! Read More

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