Recreation 

Maryland is a great place to play, shop and have fun! There’s always something to do for singles, couples, and families. You can do lots of things outdoors, check out wineries, go shopping, go to the movies, see the theater, visit historical museums, participate in sports activities and so much more. Below is a guide to help you navigate the fun things available to you in Montgomery County, Howard County, Frederick County, and Carroll County. 

Montgomery County

Parks

Gaithersburg Skate Park -Gaithersburg

Black Hill Regional Park -Boyds (Dog Park inside too)

Brookside Nature Center -Wheaton

Rock Creek Regional Park -Derwood

Glen Echo Park -Glen Echo

Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park  -Sandy Spring

Farms

Rocklands Farm -Poolesville (Winery too!)

Homestead Farm -Poolesville

Butler’s Orchard -Germantown

Outdoors and Sports

The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring -Sandy Spring

Falls Road Golf Course -Potomac

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Park -Rockville

Maryland SoccerPlex & Discovery Sports Center

Cabin John Ice Rink

Rockville Ice Arena

Silver Spring Outdoor Ice Skating Rink 

Underground Railroad Experience Trail -Sandy Spring

Indoor Fun

ZavaZone

BounceU of Rockville

Earth Treks 

Museums

Sandy Spring Museum

Shopping

Lakeforest Mall

Rockville Town Square Plaza

RIO Washingtonian Center

Westfield Montgomery

Congressional Plaza

Gaithersburg Square

Montrose Crossing

Clarksburg Premium Outlets

Movies

ArcLight Cinemas

Regal Cinemas Majestic 20 & IMAX

Regal Cinemas Rockville

AMC Loews Rio Cinemas 18

iPic Theaters

Regal Cinemas Germantown 14

Theater and the Arts

The Mansion at Strathmore

Bender JCC of Greater Washington

The AMP Theater

Winery, Brewery, and Distillery

Onley Winery

Howard County

Parks

Columbia Dog Park

Howard County Conservancy

Cedar Lane Park

Hawthorn Park

Farms

Clarks Elioak Farm

Breezy Hill Alpaca Farm

Breezy Willow Farm

Outdoors and Sports

Columbia Ice Rink

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Columbia Associations Outdoor Pools

Columbia Gym

Columbia Horse Center

Columbia Skate Park

Columbia Sports Park

Columbia Swim Center

Fairway Hills Golf Club

Friendship Hot Air Balloon Company

Indoor Fun

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Breakout Escape Games- Columbia

Pump It Up

Shadowland Laser Adventures

The Swellness Center

Museums

Railroad Museum: Ellicott City

Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum

Shopping

Historic Savage Mill

Columbia Mall

Gateway Overlook

Movies

AMC Columbia 14

United Artists Snowden Square 14

Theater and the Arts

Arthur Murray Dance Center

African Art Museum of Maryland

Artists’ Gallery

Columbia Art Center

Horse Spirit Arts Gallery

Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Winery, Brewery, and Distillery

The Ale House Columbia

Black Flag Brewing Company

Ellicott Mills Brewing Company

Frisco Taphouse                

Frederick County

Parks

Baker Park

Carroll Creek Linear Park

Gambrill State Park

Pinecliff Park

Gathland State Park

Farms/Zoo

Green Meadows Farm

Summers Farm

Catoctin Zoo

Crumland Farms

Gaver Tree Farm

South Mountain Creamery

Outdoors and Sports

Harry Grove Stadium

Catoctin Mountain Orchard

River & Trail Outfitters

Walkersville Southern Railroad

Skate Frederick

Musket Ridge Golf Club

P.B. Dye Golf Club

Clustered Spires Golf Course

Indoor Fun

Adventure Park USA (outdoors as well)

I Made This! Pottery Studio

Shadowland Laser Adventures

Pump It Up

Museums

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Roads and Rails Museum

Rose Hill Manor & Museum

Monocacy National Battlefield

Barab Fritchie House and Museum

The Original Playhouse Museum & Exploratorium

National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Shopping

Downtown Frederick

Zoe’s Chocolate Shoppe

Francis Scott Key Mall

Westview Promenade

The Shops at Monocacy

Movies

Regal Cinemas Westview 16 & IMAX

Theater and the Arts

Weinberg Center

Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Children's Theatre

Winery, Brewery, and Distillery

Flying Dog Brewery

Dragon Distillery

Monocacy Brewing Company

Carroll County

Parks

Hashawha Environmental Center &Bear Branch Nature Center

Westminster Ponds

Charlotte’s Quest Nature Center

Piney Run Park

Morgan Run Natural Environment Area

Farms

Baugher’s Farm

Union Mills Homestead

Meadow Creek Farm

Outdoors and Sports

Hap Baker Firearms

Carroll County Farmers Market

River Downs Golf Club

Oakmont Green

Westminster National Golf Course

Westminster Island Green Golf Range

The Links at Challedon

Four Seasons Sports Complex

Misty Manor Riding Stables

Cascade Lake

Indoor Fun

Players Fun Zone

Paradise of Fun

Island Green Family Fun Center

Museums

Carroll County Farm Museum

Country Store Museum

Shopping

TownMall of Westminster

Crossroads Square Shopping Center

Westminster Antique Mall

Movies

Regal Cinemas Westminster 9

Theater and the Arts

Carroll Arts Center

Ain’t That a Frame/ Gallery 99

Winery, Brewery, and Distillery

Serpent Ridge Vineyard

Old Westminster Winery

Cygnus Wine Cellar