- Our list of the best things to do in Potomac, Maryland, features the top 609 nearby activities — including 219 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Potomac, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
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Designed for more experienced hikers, the Great Falls Billy Goat Trail is 4 miles of natural beauty. Tucked away from the fast paced city, the hiking trail offers views of still pools, white rapids and lush foliage.
Offering stand-up paddle and kayak tours, Potomac Paddlesports organizes group trips through white water rapids. The guide begins with teaching visitors how to use the paddle board, before leading the group into the river.
100% 22 votes
Great Falls Tavern, 11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854 MoreLess Info
Great Falls & the Potomac Gorge constitute a remarkable and unique ecosystem, a natural space unspoiled by its relative proximity to developed areas. The area features a diverse array of plant and animal species, as well as stunning views.
89% 37 votes
11710 MacArthur Blvd Potomac, MD, Potomac, MD MoreLess Info
Visitors who take the Great Falls Canal Boat Ride will ride through a historical canal in a boat pulled by mules, while park rangers in period clothing discuss 19th century life. The ride lasts for approximately one hour.
100% 2 votes
10200 Gainsborough Road, Potomac, MD 20854 MoreLess Info
East Gate Swim & Tennis Club is a swimming pool with lanes for swimming laps, a shallow end, a diving well with two boards and a baby pool. There are also tennis courts, a basketball hoop and a field.
The 5-acre Tallyho Swim & Tennis Club is a recreational sports club that features a heated 6-lane swimming pool, a regulation beach volleyball court, and two lighted tennis courts. The club also provides wireless Internet.
20/20 Horsemanship is a recreational equine facility that offers private horseback riding sessions, summer camps, and educational lectures and clinics. The farm also has a boarding and training program for horses.