7 days in Montgomery County Itinerary

7 days in Montgomery County Itinerary

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7 days in Montgomery County Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Takoma Park
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Bethesda
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Rockville
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Potomac
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
day
Takoma Park

Takoma Park ©
Takoma Park is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. On the 30th (Sat), stroll through Sligo Creek Park, contemplate the long history of Montpelier Mansion, and then get curious at Goddard Space Flight Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Takoma Park online trip builder .

Newark to Takoma Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, daily temperatures in Takoma Park can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Potomac.

Things to do in Takoma Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Goddard Space Flight Center, Sligo Creek Park, Montpelier Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Sligo Creek Park ©
Sligo Creek Park
Montpelier Mansion ©
Montpelier Mansion
Goddard Space Flight Center ©
Goddard Space Flight Center

2
nights
Bethesda

Bethesda ©
Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, located just northwest of the U.S. On the 1st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Clara Barton National Historic Site, then identify plant and animal life at Hidden Oaks Nature Center, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Brookeville Beer Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Weems-Botts Museum, then stop by Puzzle Palooza Etc.., then see the interesting displays at Mill House Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fair Winds Brewing Company.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bethesda day trip planning website .

Bethesda is very close to Takoma Park. In June, daytime highs in Bethesda are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rockville.

Things to do in Bethesda

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Occoquan, Hidden Oaks Nature Center, The Brookeville Beer Farm, Fair Winds Brewing Company, Clara Barton National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Oaks Nature Center ©
Hidden Oaks Nature Center
Weems-Botts Museum ©
Weems-Botts Museum
Mill House Museum ©
Mill House Museum

2
nights
Rockville

Rockville ©
Rockville is a city located in the central region of Montgomery County, Maryland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): let little ones run wild at Centennial Park and then browse the different shops at The Mall in Columbia.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rockville trip itinerary planner .

Rockville is very close to Bethesda. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. You'll set off for Potomac on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Rockville

Trails Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Mall in Columbia, Centennial Park
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park
The Mall in Columbia ©
The Mall in Columbia

2
nights
Potomac

Potomac ©
Potomac is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, named for the nearby Potomac River. On the 5th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Scott's Run Nature Preserve and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Fairfax Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Buckland Farm Market, then see the interesting displays at National Sporting Library & Museum, then experience rural life at Great Country Farms, and finally take in the history at Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Potomac trip planner.

Potomac is just a stone's throw from Rockville. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Potomac

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Fairfax Park, Buckland Farm Market, Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Great Country Farms, Ball's Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Scott's Run Nature Preserve ©
Scott's Run Nature Preserve
National Sporting Library & Museum ©