Montgomery County Blog

A Capital Location

Located at the western borders of Washington, D.C., Montgomery County offers quick access to the nation’s most acclaimed monuments and memorials in just a short Metro ride. You can head out in the morning and see the sites and be back in plenty of time to freshen-up for a fabulous dinner in one of our exquisite restaurants.

About the Metro:

Metro LogoSight-see and find things to do in Maryland and Washington, D.C. on the easily accessible Metrorail transit system.

Montgomery County has 13 Red Line stations. The Metro is a convenient way to get around the Washington, DC metropolitan area. You can explore the city without the hassles of traffic and parking or the expense of gas.

Buying Fares – Metrorail fares vary by time of day and the distance between stations. Each person needs his/her own SmarTrip® card or paper farecard to ride Metrorail. However, up to two children under age five may travel for free with each fare paying adult.

Groups can order SmarTrip® cards and farecards by mail that are tailored to their needs. Call Bulk Sales at 202-962- 5700 for assistance. (Note that there is no discount for bulk sales.)

Click here to calculate your fare for your trip using Metro’s Trip Planner. Consider purchasing a SmarTrip® card to save money! The SmarTrip® card allows you to travel seamlessly between Metrorail, Metrobus and other regional buses. Avoid the surcharge for paper farecards. (SmarTrip® fares are $1 per trip lower than paper farecard fares.)

One thought on “A Capital Location

  1. jANI Jack +

    Washington is the Capital city in the USA. It is the most beautiful and amazing place for visiting. I visited one time before american east coast tours with my family. We see a lot of interesting and unbelievable things there. In these days, This city filled with beautiful flowers for the Cherry Blossom Festival. It is the most famous and biggest spring festival there. Millions of visitors come here to see it around the world. I will also make a plan to explore the beauty of Washington through this festival.

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