- The list below includes 480 free or cheap things to do in or near Potomac, Maryland, including 120 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Parks, Tennis and Swimming Pool.
- From Billy Goat Trail to Great Falls: Billy Goat Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Potomac and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
Located on 20 acres, Falls Road Local Park is home to Hadley's Playground, an accessible children's playground with play structures, a rope wall and swings. The park also offers sports fields and courts, a walking path and grassy fields.
The McCrillis Gardens have been renovated to become a premier shade garden. The selected trees, shrubs, and flowers were expertly selected to provide color and texture year round and the garden is cared for by the botanical art students.
The waterfall hike trail through Scott's Run Nature Preserve is the closest one to the Metro DC area. The main trail is a 2.2 mile loop, but there are also many interconnecting trails along the 384 acres that make up the park.
Clara Barton National Historic Site is the first of its kind being dedicated to the life and accomplishments of a woman. It preserves the historic home of Clara Barton who founded the American Red Cross.
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George Washington Memorial Parkway, McLean, VA 22101 MoreLess Info
The George Washington Memorial Parkway is a scenic driving route stretching 25 miles long along the Potomac River. Views of local wildlife including deer and bald eagles are featured along with trails and national landmarks.
Glen Echo Park is a local art and culture center where visitors can participate in a number of workshops for visual and performing arts. The park also contains many attractions such as a Spanish-style ballroom, an antique carousal, children's theaters and more.
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5900 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852 MoreLess Info
Offering recreational swim opportunities to the community, Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center consists of indoor lap pools, leisure pools, and water slide areas. The center has a deep water pool with different levels of diving platforms.