Montgomery County, Maryland: Six Weekends, Your Way
Looking for a weekend getaway near Washington, D.C.? Get everyone in the car, pack some snacks and load up your favorite playlist. From downtown to upcountry experiences, there’s a perfect weekend for everyone in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Hyatt Regency Bethesda – Bethesda, MD
Settle into the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Bethesda before taking in a show at The Music Center at Strathmore. Immerse yourself in Glenstone Museum’s seamless integration of art, architecture and landscape. Get tickets to see a show at the three-screen AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center or rock out to your favorite band at The Fillmore in Silver Spring.
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center – Silver Spring, MD
Put yourself in the middle of the action and stay at the Courtyard by Marriott, located in RIO Washingtonian Center. Experience the thrill of indoor skydiving at iFly Montgomery. Share a plate of oysters at Addie’s, then bond over bowling at Lucky Strike Bethesda or take in a show at Olney Theater Center.
Download the new C&O Canal Explorer App to help plan your hike along the canal towpath or Billy Goat Trail. Live like a lockkeeper and stay in a historic lockhouse, managed by the C&O Canal Trust. Explore Black Hill Regional Park in a kayak or on a paddleboard and finish the day with a glass of 2017 Farmhouse Red at Rocklands Farm Winery.
Waredaca Brewing Company – Laytonsville, MD
Local Beer Lover
No visit to Montgomery County would be complete without visiting its many breweries. Locals love drinking a pint on a working horse farm at Waredaca Brewing Company and taking the grains-to-glass tour at True Respite Brewing Company. After you check in at the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, enjoy a local brew at Harvest Plates & Pints.
With easy access to I-270, Fairfield Inn & Suites Germantown is only one exit away from Clarksburg Premium Outlets. Pop into Westfield Montgomery and then head to Bethesda Row. Refuel with seasonal American dining at City Perch Kitchen + Bar at Pike & Rose.
Agricultural History Farm Park – Deerwood, MD
Indulge in all the comforts of home at The Inn at Tusculum Farm. Tour the farm’s 500 acres of gentle rolling hills, learn how the farm operates from the on-site manager and meet the resident alpacas and chickens. Continue exploring the county’s 93,000-acre Agricultural Reserve with a visit to Butler’s Orchard. Finish your farm-to-table weekend with a sumptuous meal at The Manor at Silo Falls.
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