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Visit Montgomery County: 14 Things to Look Forward to in 2014

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With a quarter of the year gone, there’s still plenty of time to do some traveling this year.  Now that the warm weather looks like it’s here to stay, there’s no better time to line up some sights to see, places to visit, and things to do in 2014.

Located only 10 minutes from Washington D.C., 32 miles from Baltimore, and 145 miles from Philadelphia, Montgomery County Maryland is the ideal local destination this year.  Here are just a few of our 14 favorite MoCo trip ideas to mark on your calendar in 2014:

  • For the Music Enthusiasts:  The Hometown Holidays Festival in Rockville, MD is one of the DC areas best music festivals. This year’s event features five stages of music with more than 30 free live performances for all ages!
  • For the Golf Lovers:The 2014 Quicken Loans National will be held at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland from June 23rd to 29th.  The field will consist of 132 top PGA TOUR professionals from around the world.  The event raises funds and awareness for the Tiger Woods Foundation while paying tribute to our armed forces.
  • For the History Buffs:During the last year of the War of 1812, President James Madison and several other Washingtonians took refuge in the town of Brookeville. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the town of Brookeville’s role in the War of 1812. The Bicentennial Celebration of the War of 1812 will take place during Labor Day weekend 2014.
  • For the Wine Drinkers:The annual Stomp Festival at Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard takes place on October 4th & 5th, and features grape stomping contests, wine tastings of white and Bordeaux style red wines, tours of the winery and vineyard, food vendor, live music.

For more information on these trip ideas and all 14 Things To Do in Montgomery County this year, please visit here.