Downtown Rockville, MD
Consistently ranked a top place to live, Rockville is uniquely situated to feel like a larger city while still offering residential comforts. The city of Rockville is also the county seat of Montgomery County, MD, making it a hub for local government as well as a business district. Many people are drawn to the area for employment with over 370 companies and organizations in the scientific and technology fields such as NIH and MedImmune.
Restaurants, Retail, and Entertainment
Rockville is home to a host of dining, retail, and entertainment options. Residents enjoy the beautiful and abundant parks and wide array of restaurants and retail. Most of the restaurants and bars in Rockville Town Square are fairly low-key and informal. Many of the restaurants are locally owned or part of small, DC-area chains.
Things To Do
People Watch In Rockville Town Square
Ice Skate At Rockville Town Square Outdoor Ice Rink (Winter)
Attend the Rockville Arts Center (mid-May)
Sit By The Lakefront At Rio Washingtonian Center
Stroll Through Downtown Crown
Boating Activities at Lake Needwood
Rockville is a large, but walkable city that offers residents plenty of ways to get around or commute.
The easiest way to get around in Rockville is by metro. The D.C. Metro Red Line has several stops in the neighborhood, including Shady Grove, Rockville, and Twinbrook. The Rockville Metro station also connects commuters to the MARC train, which runs between West Virginia, Northern Maryland, and Washington, D.C., and Amtrak, which runs through several states like Pennsylvania and Illinois for further travel. Residents in Rockville can also access alternate modes of transportation, such as Metrobuses and Capital Bikeshare, making Rockville a commuter-friendly town.
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