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Fun Family Activities in Montgomery County, MD

Montgomery County is one of the best places for family fun activities. With its proximity to Washington, DC, there are many different locations for family activities, including many in the major cities, like Rockville, Silver Spring, and Gaithersburg. Here are just a few great areas for family fun in Montgomery County.

Downtown Silver Spring Urban District
The Silver Spring Urban District is full of activities for children, including the Maryland Youth Ballet, the Create Arts Center, Discovery Communications, Class Acts Arts, Inc., and Color Me Mine. If you are looking for a great place to take your children to paint pottery, watch movies, or to work on advancing their appreciation of art, be sure to visit the Silver Spring Urban District.

Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Park
For something a little more adventurous, try the Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Park. There are lots of fun things to do at this park, including 6 zip lines (and the USA’s first skateboard zip line), numerous rope ladders, and 2 Tarzan swings. With more adventure than you and your family have ever experienced, it’s a great place to visit with kids who can’t seem to sit still!

Rockville Town Square
If you are looking for something a little different, try the Rockville Town Square. Visit the largest Ice Rink in Montgomery County in the winter, and the Fountain at Rockville Town Square in the summer. If you are looking to play a little indoors, try the Montgomery County Library.

RIO Washingtonian Center
Lastly, the RIO Washingtonian Center is a great place for food and fun. With lots of different things to do, like riding the carousel, catching a movie at the AMC Cinemas, or grabbing a bunch of candies from It Sugar, RIO Washingtonian Center is a great place to feel at home for families and kids.

If you are still looking for something to do in your neck of the woods, be sure to search for more family fun events and activities in Montgomery County.

Look for current Montgomery County events that the whole family can enjoy on our Events Calendar. Or, find other fun ideas on our Things to Do in Montgomery County blog.

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Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860 | 28 mi | wheelchair access | 301-774-0022

More Information

  • Admission Fee: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 kids
  • Closest Metro Stop: Glenmont
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Handicap Accessible Facility
  • Hours of Operation: Wednesday - Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm
  • BWI Airport: 28 mi
  • Dulles DCA Airport: 38 mi
  • Dulles IAD Airport: 42 mi
  • Non-Smoking
  • Type of Attraction: Arts & Culture
  • Things to Do › Art Museums & Galleries
  • Things to Do › Educational
  • Things to Do › Entertainment & Concerts
  • Things to Do › Family Fun
  • Things to Do › Historical Sites & Information Centers