Prince George's County

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Prince George's County - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. The Awakening

    Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

    This sculpture depicts a 100-foot giant struggling to free himself from the earth and is actually five separate pieces buried in the ground...Read More

  • 2. Art Whino

    Museum/Gallery

    This gallery showcases a collection of hundreds of artists specializing in pop-surrealism, low-brow, and urban contemporary art. ...Read More

  • 3. Belair Mansion

    House/Mansion/Villa

    Built in the mid-1700s as a country retreat for provincial Maryland governor Samuel Ogle, the Georgian-style Belair Mansion was subsequently...Read More

  • 4. Beltsville Agricultural Research Center

    Government Building

    Three miles northeast of Greenbelt, the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) research center in Beltsville has developed everyday innovations...Read More

  • 5. College Park Aviation Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The Wright Brothers once trained military officers to fly at College Park Airport, the world's oldest continuously operating airport, which...Read More

  • 6. Fort Washington Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    George Washington chose this site on a narrow portion of the Potomac River for the first fort to protect the nation's capital. It was destroyed...Read More

  • 7. Montpelier Mansion

    House/Mansion/Villa

    On 70 acres of parkland, Montpelier Mansion is a masterpiece of Georgian architecture that George Washington used as a guesthouse on the way...Read More

  • 8. Oxon Cove Park

    Farm/Ranch

    This park preserves 20th-century farm life on a site where the Piscataway Native Americans once lived and was also once part of the Underground...Read More

  • 9. Patuxent National Wildlife Visitor Center

    Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

    One of the Department of the Interior's largest science and environmental education centers, the Patuxent National Wildlife Visitor Center,...Read More

  • 10. Piscataway Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

    On 4,000 acres of land bought to protect the view from Mount Vernon across the river, Piscataway Park attracts history buffs, horticulturists...Read More

  • 11. Potomac Riverboat Company

    Tour–Sight

    Jump aboard a cruise ship from National Harbor's dock for a water tour of Mount Vernon or Alexandria and Georgetown. The trip to Mount Vernon...Read More

  • 12. Six Flags America

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    Maryland's only amusement park, Six Flags America combines a theme park with Hurricane Harbor, a water park. On the "dry" side, high-speed revelers...Read More

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  • 13. Surratt House Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The Surratt House Museum, once a house and tavern, is where John Wilkes Booth sought refuge after assassinating President Lincoln. For her role...Read More

  • 14. University of Maryland at College Park

    Educational Institution

    One of the largest campuses in the country, the University of Maryland at College Park has an enrollment of about 37,000. The College Park campus...Read More

  • 15. American Market

    Store/Shop/Mall

    Shop for local produce and crafts such as folk art, local photography, and jewelry at this upscale outdoor market, located across from the Gaylord...Read More

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