About Visit Montgomery

Visit Montgomery is the official destination and travel website for Montgomery County, Maryland. Montgomery County is northwest of Washington D.C., the capital of the United States. With such a wonderful location, Montgomery County is the most populous county in Maryland, partly because it is one of the biggest suburbs for Washington DC. With many major U.S. government offices, scientific research and learning centers and business campuses, Montgomery County is a great place for learning more about the history of the country, experiencing new and exciting culture, and meeting people that love the same.

If you are looking for a destination for meetings, conventions, or to just visit one of the most populous travel destinations in the U.S., Montgomery County is the place to go. If you are curious about what to do in Montgomery County, be sure to visit our “Things to Do” in Washington DC and Montgomery County tab, which will list options for entertainment and concerts, outdoor activities, sports and recreation, family fun, art museums and galleries, DC attractions, suggested itineraries, and deals and coupons in Montgomery County and Washington D.C.

Our Mission

The mission of Visit Montgomery is to give our visitors useful information for a visit to Montgomery County and Washington DC area and to enthusiastically promote, market, and sell Montgomery County, Maryland as a destination for meetings, conventions and travelers, fostering economic development and benefiting and supporting members and the overall business community. We love advocating, promoting, and partnering with local, county and state organizations and government officials in an effort to further these goals.

Montgomery County’s official symbols:

  • Bird: Robin
  • Tree: Dogwood
  • Official Flag:

moco flag

  • Official Coat of Arms:

moco coat of arms

Visitor spending in Montgomery County means:

  • $1.7 billion in local economic impact
  • $524 million in federal, state, and local, and hotel taxes

*Source Tourism Economics