Silver Spring Vacations
Many of College Park’s highlights are located within easy driving distance of Silver Spring, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous National Museum of Health and Medicine and the remarkable Fort Stevens Park. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Rock Creek Golf Course and the Lafayette Recreation Center.
There are many unique cultural highlights in and around Silver Spring. Find the treasures kept in the many inspiring museums such as Hillwood Museum in Washington. Arts lovers can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Washington.
To surround yourself with nature, head to some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to breathe deeply and relax. Admire the trees and flowers, pull out your sketch pad, or just soak up the sunshine at the Soapstone Valley Park in Washington.
Byrd Stadium is a great place to catch a game of college football, and to see local heroes, the Maryland Terrapins, in all their glory. On game days follow the procession of red, white, black and gold., to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
At the end of a day exploring the delights of Silver Spring, stay the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Days Inn Washington DC/Connecticut Avenue, the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, and the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Silver Spring.