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3 Fun Things To Do In Gaithersburg, Maryland

3 Fun Things To Do In Gaithersburg, Maryland

Looking for things to do in Gaithersburg, Maryland?

If you’re like us, we like to get out and explore the neighborhood. You may not expect it, but there is a lot of fun that comes with living in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Everything from flying lessons to carousels, Gaithersburg’s hidden gems are just waiting for you to take advantage. Lucky for you, here are 3 fun things to do in Gaithersburg, Maryland that you can take advantage of right away. Enjoy!

Montgomery County Airpark

Now this place is a total diamond in the ruff. For those with a bit of a daredevil side, this is the perfect afternoon outing.

The Montgomery County AirPark, located just 15 min away from Cadence at Crown, is home to a 4,200 foot runway, making them the closest “jetport” to the Nation’s Capital! Although the Airpark doesn’t offer them directly, flight schools and academies such as the Washington International Flight Academy (WIFA) and OpenAir, who both offer everything from private pilot lessons to Commercial License courses and Multi-Engine License courses to fly for a commercial airline. In fact, they even Flight Certified Flight Instructor Training so you can become an instructor, too!

The Gaithersburg Community Museum

If flying planes is a bit on the extreme side, maybe you’ll enjoy a lighter experience at the Community Museum located in Old Towne Gaithersburg in the restored 1884 B&O Railroad Station complex. The museum partnered with the Gaithersburg Historical Association to collect and showcase historical items such as photographs, documents and historic articles to give you a true taste of what the community was like decades ago. You can also click here to see which exhibits are currently being featured.

Fun Fact: Did you know Gaithersburg was originally named “Logtown” when it was originally settled upon over 250 years ago?

Rio Washingtonian

Located right across the street from Downtown Crown, Rio Washingtonian Center has everything you could ever want in a fun outing. Whether with friends, family, or even a date, they offer tons of great places to shop and eat. If you’re looking for a good date night atmosphere with a solid menu, we recommend going to Café Deluxe or Copper Canyon Grill. If you’re not trying to spend a lot, you can always head over to the AMC Lowes Rio Cinema for the latest blockbuster movie.

Our favorite part of Rio Washington has to be the lake. This lakefront center has a whole list of activities to choose from like a ride on the 30-horse carousel or floating around the lake with a dragons, swans, or flamingo themed paddleboat! If you ask us, this is a perfect place to spend a fun family weekend.


To get your fix of fun, you don’t always have to venture outside of Downtown Crown. There are a number of perfect places around the neighborhood – it’s one of the many perks of living right in the middle of it all. So, if you’re interested in making Cadence at Crown your new home, make sure to schedule a tour online or give us a call at 866.596.2128. Hope to see you soon!


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