5 Places to Visit During Your Takoma Park Weekend Getaway According to Fox 5 DC

There are so many fun things to do in Takoma Park, Maryland it’s hard to keep count! Recently, Fox 5 DC paid a visit to this Montgomery County historic community to find the top 5 must see places to explore during a weekend getaway.

Takoma Park Main Street Shopping
6909 Laurel Avenue | Takoma Park, MD 20912

Takoma offers a small-town spirit with urban sophistication. Restaurants, live music venues, one-of-a-kind shops, spas and fitness studios. There’s always something to do along Takoma Park’s Main Street district.

The Streetery
Located along Laurel Avenue

With comfortable Adirondack chairs thanks to the City of Takoma Park and picnic tables thanks to Takoma Bev Company, the Takoma Park Streetery is a fantastic place to enjoy a meal from area local restaurants.

Takoma Park Main Street | Sam Kittner

Busboys & Poets
235 Carroll St NW | Washington, DC 20012

Inspired by American poet, Langston Hughes, Busboys & Poets is a cultural hub where Busboys and Poets is a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted. It is also a one-stop-shop for entertainment and good food!

Sligo Creek Trail
Orebaugh Ave. near Wheaton Regional Park

If you’re looking for a great location to take a walk or bike ride, Sligo Creek Trail is the place to visit. With 10.2 miles long and 8 feet wide of great scenery, picnic areas and playgrounds along the route, this regional trail is Takoma Park’s best outdoor destination.

Lost Sock Roasters
6833 4th St NW | Washington, DC 20012

Be sure to stop by Lost Sock Roasters for your daily cup of joe. The café goes to goes to great lengths to source the very best coffee from various countries including Columbia and Peru. If you’re looking to grab a nosh, their food menu features empanadas, sandwiches and salads.

Looking for more things to do in Montgomery County, Maryland? Be sure to read Three Carousels to Add to Your Montgomery County Things to Do ListEverything You Need to Know About Visiting the C&O Canal, and explore our 93,000-acre Agricultural Reserve.