Summer may be cooling down, but the adventures are just heating up! If you’re looking for ways to play outdoors over Labor Day weekend, we’ve pulled together our favorite things to do and places to visit around Montgomery County, Maryland.
Toast to a Great Weekend
Montgomery County has some of the best breweries and wineries in all of Maryland. From sipping wine in the ag reserve to tasting a flight just off the metro, find your next favorite craft beverage along the Tastemakers Trail.
Treat Yourself to a Hotel Stay
If you’re looking for a mini vacation, there are over 50 lodging options throughout the county. Search for a hotel, historic lockhouse or a luxury bed and breakfast on MoCo Stay.
Paddle Across the Lake
Head down to the boat house to rent a kayak, canoe or rowboat at Black Hill Regional Park. Looking for a more whimsical vessel? Take out a dragon, swan or duck shaped paddle boat at rio in Gaithersburg.
Enjoy a Picnic in the Park
Support local restaurants and head out to the park for a MoCo Eats Picnic in the Park! With over 850 restaurants listed, you’re sure to find a meal to satisfy any craving.
Pick the Perfect Trail
With an extensive network of trails around the county, it’s easy to find the perfect outdoor adventure for any skill level. Catch a glimpse of history along the self-guided hike on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail or find the perfect biking path using the MoCo Trail Guide.
Play a Round of Golf
Grab a few friends and head to Top Golf Germantown for great food, specialty drinks and a fun round of high-tech golf. For a fun family outing, visit the 18-hole miniature golf course at South Germantown Recreational Park before it closes for the season.
Stop to Smell the Flowers
If you are looking to find peace and tranquility, consider visiting one of several beautiful public gardens around the county. Whether you want to spend an hour wandering through the trails, or have a whole day to explore, these gardens are sure to inspire and rejuvenate.
Play in The Trees
With 15 separate trails of varying levels of difficulty, The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring offers outdoor fun for the whole family. Each trail has zip lines that primarily consist of “bridges” between tree platforms made of rope, cable and wood configurations. You will develop skills, endurance, and confidence while breathing in the fresh air.
Looking for more ways to explore the area? Check out 5 Ways to Soak up Art and Culture Outdoors in Montgomery County and Where to Get Your Ice Cream Fix in Montgomery County.
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