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Best things to do in Montgomery County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Just a 15-minute drive from DC, Great Falls Park showcases the Potomac River in truly breathtaking fashion. Park visitors can hike along six different trails on the park’s grounds, including the River Trail, which is your best bet for spectacular views of Mather Gorge.”
74 locals recommend
Tennis Court
“This is one of the best places to hike and bike in the Washington, DC area. Visitors can picnic, hike, bike, roller blade, play tennis, fish, horseback ride, listen to a concert, or attend programs with a park ranger. All year around.”
220 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Raining? Awesome state of the art theater for current and classic films near downtown Silver Spring can bus there or metro. SS down town is a nice place to hang out too a Dave and busters, shopping H and M, Anne Taylor, NYC and lots of food choices. AFI has Captioned films on many Sundays.”
72 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Busboys and Poets is a local chain with a social change agenda and a bookstore in each restaurant. They regularly hold poetry readings and other events. The food is American with a range of sandwiches, salads, and other options. ”
69 locals recommend
Burrito Place
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“They have everything in one place and it's beautiful...ice skating rink, shopping and a ton of restaurants, bars, and wine-tasting.”
46 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“During the warm seasons, this outdoor theater features some of the best concerts all under the stars. Bring a picnic and a blanket and prepare to relax and enjoy.”
36 locals recommend
Cinema
“they have everything popular and the theater is smack in the center of Downtown Silver spring restaurants, shopping and across the street from an outdoor skating ring in the winter while during the summer there are outdoor festivals. ”
25 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Nice Mall, See Bethesda while you are there...lots of shops and restaurants in walking distance.”
32 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“The Fillmore is a fun music venue that hosts a variety of artists. It's walking distance and not expensive.”
29 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Upscale pizza, panini, and salads. Hoppin' spot for lunch or dinner. Don't miss the roasted beet salad or stuffed dates! Excellent gelato conveniently located right next door.”
58 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Good mall with lots of shops that cater to all tastes and budgets. Has indoor kids play place (good for 2-5yr olds). Also has a good sized food court.”
27 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Started your day early and the traffic to DC hectic? Downtown Silver spring borders DC. great cafes, & restaurants. Silver spring metro station is also nearby ”
38 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“Middle-eastern casual with a fun pub in the back that has a great happy hour”
35 locals recommend
Garden
“They have a butterfly sanctuary and Japanese gardens. It's a wonderful place to relax and take a walk. ”
24 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Republic, so named because our city is sometimes known as “The People’s Republic of Takoma Park”, serves pub fare and seafood and has the best bar in town. ”
98 locals recommend
Park
“Park with sports fields, nature center, ice rink, and many other activities.”
18 locals recommend