East County

Burtonsville / Colesville

Eat

Taste the authentic flavors of grandma’s kitchen at Cuba de Ayer with fan favorites like Ropa Vieja (shredded beef in a Cuban tomato sauce) and tres leches cake.

See

Keep an eye out for heron, deer, and other wildlife during a hike through the Rocky Gorge Reservoir, or explore the Patuxent River in a kayak or canoe via the Brown’s Bridge Launch. Spreading between Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Howard Counties, local trails are maintained to accommodate any experience level hiker.

Play

Delve into the unique tastes of Great Shoals Winery as they partner with Heyser Farm to create fresh and unique apple cider-style wine. With a tasting room located inside, this third-generation family farm and market offers the perfect combination of sophisticated wine tasting and homegrown produce.

Visit

Take a ride through the woods in an electric streetcar and learn about the history, mission, and development of trolleys at The National Capital Trolley Museum in Colesville. The young and young-at-heart will enjoy the experience at this family-friendly site.