7 Reasons to Venture Beyond Washington, DC for Your Next Meeting or Event

If you’re thinking about planning your next meeting or event in The Capital Region, here are seven reasons to venture beyond Washington DC and consider Montgomery County, Maryland.

Proximity to Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, DC

Montgomery County is located on the northern border of Washington, DC and on the eastern border of Virginia. Baltimore is northeast, and Annapolis is directly east of the county. Communities with quick and close access to Washington, DC include Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Silver Spring, and Rockville.

Flights that Fit Your Needs

Perfectly situated in the center of three major airports—Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI)—your attendees will have no problem finding a flight that fits their needs.

Minutes by Metro

With a bulk of the Washington, DC Metro Red Line running through Montgomery County, your attendees are just minutes from area attractions, shopping, and dining located throughout the county. The Metro Red Line is also your attendees’ direct link to The National Mall, monuments, Smithsonian museums, and other DC activities.

Plenty of Space

There’s always room in Montgomery County in one of 56 hotels, and numerous unique and retreat style venues. With 9,700+ sleeping rooms and 974,000+ square feet of meeting space, the options are plentiful for both large and small groups.

Big City Vibe with Small Town Comforts

Montgomery County is comprised of bustling urban districts, serene suburbs, and a 93,000-acre Agricultural Reserve. Five must see areas that offer a big city vibe with small town comforts include Rockville Town Square, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Downtown Silver Spring, Bethesda Row, and Downtown Crown in Gaithersburg.

No Shortage of Flavorful Fun

With over 1,000 ethnically diverse restaurants and numerous breweries, there is no shortage of flavorful fun in Montgomery County. Attendees will find delectable Italian food, delicious pastries, scrumptious pizza, smooth ice cream, spicy Asian fare, traditional American food, and more.

Complete with Arts & Culture

There is no shortage of world-class museums, galleries, and music venues in Montgomery County. Top favorites for groups include Strathmore Music Center and Mansion, AMP by Strathmore, The AFI Silver Theatre, and The Fillmore Silver Spring.

Feeling Inspired?

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