Outdoor Things to Do During Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a time to relax, reflect and salute those who have served our country. For this weekend, the weather is expected to be glorious with temperatures reaching the low 80s. If you’re looking to soak up some rays over the Memorial Day holiday, here are a few outdoor things to do and places to visit in Montgomery County, Maryland.

In Your Own Backyard: Discover hidden gems from the comfort of your favorite lounge chair with our digital puzzle series or virtual events calendar.

Have a Curbside Picnic: Roll down your windows, open your sunroof and let the sun flood your car. Take a leisurely drive to your favorite restaurant, order pickup and enjoy a curbside picnic from the comforts of your car. Choose your next place to visit from over 750 restaurants listed on MoCo Eats.

Discover Flora and Fauna: With well over 400 parks and gardens, there are wide range of opportunities to discover what’s blooming in Montgomery County. Locals love visiting Brookside Gardens, Seneca Creek State Park, Black Hill Regional Park and Rock Creek Regional Park. Find the best place to park your car with Montgomery Parks’ free downloadable guide.

Play a Round of Golf: All of Montgomery County’s nine public golf courses are open for tee time reservations. Even if you’re not an avid golfer, a visit to the driving range is a great way to stretch your legs and give the sport a try. The nine public courses feature beautiful driving ranges or head over to the South Germantown Driving Range for an afternoon of fun. Make sure to check with the course or driving range directly on tee time and club rental availability.

Pick the Perfect Trail: Charge up your Fitbit and pick your perfect trail with the MoCo Trail Guide. With over 250 miles of trails, Montgomery County has the perfect hiking, biking or equestrian trail for all skill levels.

Looking for inspiration on ways to explore Montgomery County once we’re ready? Check out The 12 Most Instagrammable Spots or Top 20 Hidden Gems to Visit in 2020.


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