Rockville, Maryland, may seem laidback for someone who has not been here, but it actually has a lot to offer. It is a family-friendly town that offers plenty of things to discover. It is ideally situated where it has easy access to shops, boutiques, and other amusement centers. The town has something in store for every kind of tourist. Whether you like fishing, swimming, or dive into the culture—it has it. Are you ready to explore Rockville? Here are some enjoyable activities to do in town over the weekend. 

Lake Needwood

Created in 1965, this 75-acre reservoir is nestled in the eastern portion of Montgomery. The lake is a view in itself, and it offers fun, exciting things to do like kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and more. Fishing is also allowed. They have boat rentals from the Boat House. Permits can also be obtained here.

Glenview Mansion

This beautiful iconic mansion is built in the heart of a well-manicured landscape and gardens. It overlooks a beautiful 28-acre of ornamental gardens and perfectly maintained grounds. This Neo-Classical Revival house, established in 1926, was a project of notable architects of Washington, D.C. It is registered as a historic landmark on the National Registry for Historic Places.

Earth Treks Climbing Center 

The town has something for the athletic and adventurous. The Earth Treks Climbing Center is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. It offers several climbing terrains and lessons. They also designated a spot for climbers who train for strength and cardio. Chris Warner led the creation of the center, intending to have a place for climbing enthusiasts to gather and train.

7 Locks Brewing

A locally-owned brewery and craft beer business, situated in Montgomery County, 7 Locks Brew uses ingredients from local sources to produce delicious beer. 7 Locks Brew maintains a well-balanced taste of malt with an added kick. Some crowd-favorites from their brewery are the Blockhouse Point Stout, Redland Lager, and the Surrender Dorothy RyePA.

Rockville B&O Railroad Station

Before it became a tourist site, Rockville B&O Railroad Station was a humble outpost. It was constructed in 1873 and designed in the Victorian Gothic style by Francis Baldwin. If you visit the station, you can still see the colored roof tiles that were one feature of that period. While it contributed tremendously to the town’s early progress, advanced railroads overpowered it. In 1981, the station was relocated and restored. It is now the home of Gill and Sippel law firm who promised to preserve it for the benefit of the town’s history.

Rockville Ice Arena

This is among the family favorites in the town of Rockville, MD. The Rockville Ice Arena is the leading hockey and ice-skating center in the entire region. It boasts of three-full size rinks where all skating activities can be done. They also offer in-house programs for anyone who wants to learn how to ice skate. If you are interested in hockey, you can join their Hockey Initiation Program for beginner levels. Rockville Ice Arena facilitates several youth hockey programs and is the home of Bullis Bulldogs, St. John’s Cadets, and the Landon Bears.