East County

Burtonsville / Colesville

Eat + Drink

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. Get a few friends together and head over to The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille for brews and bar bites.

See + Do

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. Keep an eye out for heron, deer, and other wildlife during a hike through the Rocky Gorge Reservoir. The Patuxent River is an angler’s dream come true. With a mix of wild brown trout, and stocked rainbow and browns, this river can be fished year-round.

Shop + Find

Take a trip to Heyser Farms’ year-round market for fresh fruit and vegetables, sweet cider, baked goods, flowers and mulch, local milk, eggs, bread, ice cream, honey, and jams. In Burtonsville, Meadows Farms Nurseries & Landscape is the perfect place to pick up a new bird feeder or outdoor gift item.