Welcome to Gaithersburg

The former small town and railroad stop has become a connected suburb of Washington, D.C. and the third largest city in the state. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) headquarters is in Gaithersburg. The Downtown Shopping District retains a number of early 20th century "Main Street" style buildings. The old rail station has been converted into a Firehouse Cue restaurant. City Parks, Gaithersburg has 23 parks that include more than 522 acres.

Some of the city's top choices for visitors include:

Sugarloaf Craft Festival
16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
+1 301 990 1400/ +1 800 210 9900
Find the unique handcrafted artwork of thousands of American Artists! Sugarloaf Craft Festivals are designer craft shows and fine art fairs with a difference.

Kentlands
Gaithersburg, MD
A neighborhood in Gaithersburg and a neo-traditional model of new urbanism.

Seneca Creek State Park
Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD
301-228-2888
A 6300-acre historic park featuring hiking trails, a lake where visitors can rent canoes or paddle boats and go fishing, picnic areas, and hunting for deer and other game. Scenes from The Blair Witch Project were filmed within the park boundaries.