- TripBuzz found 536 things to do with kids in or near Wheaton, Maryland, including 532 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
- From Brookside Nature Center to Miniature Train & Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park, the Wheaton area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: Gardens, Amusement Parks (Kids), Parks and Movie Theaters.
Opened in 2002, ArcLight Bethesda is a local movie theater that aims to provide a memorable movie-watching experience for its guests. The theater shows a variety of films, ranging from Hollywood hits to independent movies.
With fresh water and a safe environment, Cabin John Dog Park is considered a top dog park. Open sunrise to sunset, patrons can allow their pets to go leashless and mingle with other dogs while socializing with other dog lovers.
Hosting open skate sessions, Cabin John Park Ice Rink provides three skating rinks for hockey and figure skating. The hockey rink is NHL regulation sized, while the figure skating rink is Olympics regulation sized.
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.
Adjacent to both the Glenview Mansion and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater, Civic Center Park is spread over 153 acres with a large section of formal gardens. The park also offers outdoor fitness equipment, a nature trail, art in public spaces, a children's playground, and a wildlife sanctuary.
The historic Glenview Mansion is a home built in 1926 that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion sits on 153-acres of land and hosts a number of public and private events during the year.
A chain of indoor climbing gyms, Earth Treks Climbing Center offers several locations with climbing activities tailored to all ages and ability levels. They host parties and offer a variety of climbing classes.