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Rainy days are often the best days because they give you the opportunity to visit indoor attractions that you would otherwise avoid on a nice day. This doesn’t take away from the fact that there are so many great things to do in Rockville, Maryland on a rainy day. Here are the top five rainy day attractions to check out when you still want to be out and about, despite the weather.
1) Croydon Creek Nature Center
Located just a short distance from downtown Rockville is the Croydon Creek Nature Center. Nestled on 120 acres of forest preserve, this attraction provides an immersive view into the wildlife of the area. Enjoy interpretive exhibits and informative programs that seek to bring awareness to the diverse wildlife in the Rockville, Maryland area. In addition to a fun rainy day activity, it is also a great place to volunteer or host a birthday party or field trip! This is a vibrant attraction that your entire family will love and learn from.
2) Rockville Town Center
There’s always something to do at the Rockville Town Center. From great restaurants and cafes to unique shops, it’s the perfect place to spend a rainy day. If you’re looking for a classic pub environment, you’ll love Finnegan’s Wake Irish Pub. Trying to get into the routine of being healthy? There’s a smoothie bar for that and it’s called Mr. Smoothie. Shop for whatever you need in your life right now, or simply just because. Liquid Blue Denim Boutique is a great place to shop local for all of your denim and apparel needs. Rockville Town Center is also a spot for local events. To see what fun events are happening, click here.
3) Local Art Museums and Galleries
There are many opportunities in Montgomery County, Maryland to experience enthralling local art in all facets. Bethesda’s Arts and Entertainment District is the perfect place to experience live music, independent films, major motion blockbusters and visual arts. Many of these attractions are heavily focused on education. There is also the Silver Spring Art District where you’ll find beautiful sculptures and a small film company called Lucky Dog Films, if you’re in the mood to experience the best indie cinema in the area. For more information on some of the arts and entertainment in the area, check out the official Montgomery County website.
4) Taste Some Fine Local Wines
You don’t have to be outside to experience a local winery. Great Shoals is a stellar local winery that offers generous pours and a delicious cider menu for those who would prefer to steer clear of wine. You can even sign up for their wine club and receive exclusive member benefits for every bottle that you purchase. It’s a win-win for wine lovers!
5) F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
Try something different and go see a show at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. If you’ve always wanted to go see a ballet or the opera, this is the place to do it. Fun Fact: It was named after celebrated author F. Scott Fitzgerald, whose resting place is nearby at St. Mary’s Church. He was a frequent visitor of the beautiful town of Rockville, Maryland. To purchase tickets, click here.
Apartments for Rent in Rockville, Maryland
Living in Rockville Maryland is a wonderful experience. Enjoy local attractions in the realm of shopping, art, dining and entertainment and surround yourself in the natural beauty that makes the area stand out. Lerner Oxford Square is the perfect apartment complex to call home. Abundant amenities such as modern appliances, spacious closets and a private balcony are just the beginning of what you can expect as a resident here. Take the virtual tour or call 301.242.0770 to get in touch with our leasing office!