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.
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
Looking for a perfect picnic spot in Montgomery County, Maryland? In partnership with Montgomery Parks, you now have even more opportunities to enjoy a picnic in the park. Search for…Read More
Visit the outdoor pyramids art exhibit at Brookside Gardens featuring thirteen works of art by sixteen local artists that highlights the diversity of Montgomery County. The pyramids are tetrahedrons, and…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
Grab a pint and explore the arts! To Sprout, To Share, To Sing is an extracurricular exhibition assembled by six Rinehart School of Sculpture graduate students from the Maryland Institute…Read More
Visit a new temporary art installation, “Facets of Hope”, to honor the more than 1,400 lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County. “Facets of Hope” will honor those we have lost by…Read More
When school is out for the summer, art is in --and ONLINE!-- at CREATE! Each week of summer camp will bring new online art adventures. Our experienced teaching artists inspire…Read More
When school is out for the summer, art is in at CREATE! Each week of summer camp will bring new art adventures. Our experienced teaching artists inspire creativity by teaching…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
Stay connected from home with “History Conversations,” weekly virtual lectures from Montgomery History's talented corps of speakers covering a wide variety of local history topics. Each lecture is livestreamed via Zoom…Read More
Created by Heritage Montgomery, this self-guided road trip offers stories of home and community life as well as the experiences...Read More
There are so many fun things to do in Takoma Park, Maryland it’s hard to keep count! Recently, Fox 5...Read More
As Maryland’s cultural capital, you’ll find diverse expressions of art everywhere you turn in Montgomery County. Local organizations and artists have developed outdoor exhibits that...Read More
Pride Month is an annual commemoration held during the entire month of June. And there is a lot to be...Read More
Whether you’re looking for pick-your-own farms or local markets, opportunities to experience the area’s thriving strawberry scene are abundant. We’ve...Read More