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Fox 5 DC’s Top 5 Must Stops in Gaithersburg, MD

Whether you’re looking to spend quality time with your family or a few days with friends, Gaithersburg is the perfect place to start your weekend getaway to Montgomery County, Maryland. During a recent Zip Trip, Fox 5 DC rounded up a their top five must stops you can’t miss.

With a population of nearly 70,000 residents, the City of Gaithersburg is the ninth largest municipality in Maryland. Gaithersburg is located east and west of Interstate 270 and approximately a 45-minute drive from Washington, DC.

Casey Community Center
810 S Frederick Avenue | Gaithersburg, MD

The Casey Community Center is one of the most recognizable structures in Gaithersburg! Farmers markets are the best way to grab some fresh produce and the Casey Farmers Market is where you will find your summer fruits and veggies along with some distilled spirits and baked sweets! A must stop for your essential needs.

rio’s Lakefront
9811 Washingtonian Blvd | Gaithersburg, MD

Built around a small lake in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Rio Lakefront is one of the top places to shop, dine, and play! Their new open-air playground enables families to play together in a fun, safe and accessible environment and just a few steps away – a relaxing picnic scene for your lounging needs. So whether you a visiting for a day or a week, Rio Lakefront is a great experience for the whole family!

Paddle Boats at rio | Gaithersburg, MD

Washingtonian Paddle Boats
9811 Washingtonian Blvd | Gaithersburg, MD

Are you looking for some outdoor activities? What better way to have fun and stay cool, then with Washington Paddle Boats! You can relax on a boat ride or paddle along the riverside and then, end your day with some delicious food along the waterfront.

Water Park & Mini Golf at Bohrer Park
512 S Frederick Ave | Gaithersburg, MD

Whether it’s a daytime visit or an evening out, Miniature Golf at Bohrer Park is the place to be for all ages. Miniature Golf at Bohrer Park offers 18 courses with great challenging holes by shade trees and water running to keep you cool. So, whether it’s for family fun or team challenges Mini Golf at Bohrer Park has got you covered.

Gaithersburg Community Museum in Montgomery County, Maryland

Gaithersburg Community Museum
9 S Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD

Located in the B&O Rail Complex in Olde Towne — the museum’s indoor and outdoor interpretive spaces provide hands-on learning centers for children that spark the imagination and exhibits that explore Gaithersburg’s rich history. Plus – weekly activities and monthly programs for everyone! So add the Gaithersburg Community Museum to your list and discover the past and present and imagine its future of Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Looking for more places to explore in and around Gaithersburg? Be sure to check out 10 Things to Do this Summer at rio, Eat Your Way Through Gaithersburg in 24 Hours, and 7 Places to Check Out the Next Time You’re in Gaithersburg, MD.