In Montgomery County, Maryland there is no shortage of ways to safely discover new places to visit and check a few things off your bucket list along the way.
Whether you’re looking to take a scenic drive through our scenic countryside, get competitive with our array of golfing options, connect with nature at one of three National Parks, or explore our downtown communities with friends and family, these micro-weekend getaway itineraries are sure to inspire you to visit when the time is right for you.
The Ultimate Topgolf Getaway
Test your skills and experience the thrills of golf in Montgomery County, Maryland. The county features two unique Topgolf experiences, eight public golf courses and driving ranges, and two mini golf courses. For a limited time, Bethesda North Marriott Hotel is offering a “Get Your Swing Back” package that includes an overnight stay, 1 hour of complimentary play in their new Topgolf Swing Suite and more.
Shop Small. Shop Local.
There is no shortage of shopping options, including a vast array of locally owned boutiques. Stop by The Family Room in Laytonsville to browse its selection of Maryland-made products. Then venture to Takoma Park’s Historic Main Street and check out Tabletop, followed by a sumptuous lunch at The Republic. Nearby is Kensington Antique Row, where you will find individual antiques and specialty shops, a multi-dealer antiques market, a design center, art gallery and several cafes and restaurants. Be sure to venture to Westfield Montgomery Mall and join the new “Westfield Rewards” program and get a $10 bonus.
A Place for Beer Lovers
No visit to Montgomery County would be complete without trying its many breweries along the Tastemakers Trail. Locals love drinking a pint on a working horse farm at Waredaca Brewing Company, sit in a pine grove at Elder Pine Brewing or take the Red Line Metro to Silver Branch Brewing Company. Hilton Garden Inn Silver Spring White Oak’s “Silver Spring Staycation Package” is the perfect home base for a beer lovers’ getaway.
C&O Canal Experience
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary of becoming a National Park, the C&O Canal National Historical Park offers a variety of historic and outdoor experiences. Visit the Great Falls Tavern Visitors Center, view the Great Falls Rapids on the Potomac River, and hike the Billy Goat Trail. Recharge with a glass of wine at Old Angler’s Inn. Make your trip an overnight experience by staying in a Canal Quarters Lockhouse, managed by The Canal Trust. Or head to Cambria Rockville and enjoy 10% off and complimentary parking with you book their “Say Hello to Spring” package.
Montgomery County’s Rural Side
Enjoy gentle rolling hills and picturesque views in Montgomery County’s 93,000-acre Agricultural Reserve. Take a kayaking tour of the Potomac River with Calleva in Poolesville, visit one of three wineries in Poolesville and hike the famous Sugarloaf Mountain. Visit an array of pick-your-own-farms including Butler’s Orchard, Rockcreek Orchard, Woodborne Creamery, Homestead Farm and more. The Comfort Inn Gaithersburg is offering a “Fun in the Spring” package the includes special discounted rates for your next getaway.
Looking for weekend getaway ideas in Montgomery County, Maryland? Be sure to request a free getaway guide at Visitmontgomery.com. Maryland. Open.
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