Rockville is in Montgomery Country, a mere twenty miles from Washington, D.C. This is a family-friendly community with lots of commuters to the District; it continually finds its way onto various rankings for the best places to live.
It’s easy for commuters to get in and out of the city from Rockville, because there’s a train station in town. It services both the Red Line of the Washington Metro rail and the Brunswick Line of the MARC commuter rail.
<p>If you're into the local arts scene, you'll love what you find in Rockville. The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery exhibits a wide range of art for residents to enjoy. For a little free music, attend the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series at Glenview Mansion. While you're at the mansion, don't forget to visit the gardens and the nature center.</p>
<p>The Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation is without peer when it comes to the safeguarding of historic buildings. This organization has made it possible for you to visit the Beall-Dawson House Museum and the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine. Both buildings give an authentic depiction of life in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. The Beall-Dawson Museum is an 1815 Federal-style home, with rotating displays about local history. Nearby, the Stonestreet Museum presents a one-room doctorÕs office.</p>
Outdoors in the Sun
<p>There are plenty of places to get out into the great outdoors in Rockville. With parks, playgrounds, trails, golf courses, athletic fields, and open spaces, you wonÕt have a hard time finding beautiful places to play, relax, or picnic. Go Ape is an especially exciting option; this forest park has high wires to navigate, zip lines to fly down, ladders to climb, bridges to cross, and much more. ItÕs a jungle obstacle course right in Rockville.</p>