Prince Georges County, Maryland Signs
Located South of Washington D.C., Prince George's County, Maryland, is home to some 820,852 residents ? as of 2008. As with many counties found within Maryland, Prince George's County is considered to be a part of the Baltimore ? Washington Metropolitan Area. Also, similarly to other counties in the area, there are an extensive amount of historical attractions which can aid in entertaining as well as educating during your visit. From outdoor parks and recreation, to amusement parks, to historical sites and museums, Prince George's County has a little something to guarantee an overall good time is had by all.
Enjoy spending time outdoors? Prince George's County Maryland has some of the most gorgeous parks and trails around. Home to approximately 40 miles of trails (both paved and unpaved), there are a variety of options to take into consideration. Looking to get deep into nature? Check out the Anacostia Tributary Trail System located in Norther Prince George's County. This trail system provides mile after mile of ?uninterrupted? terrain. While on your journey, learn more about Anacostia River. From hiking, to biking, birdwatching, fishing, and horseback riding, this trail is sure to be a hit with every member of the family! Another option can be found by visiting the Washington, Baltimore, Annapolis Recreational Trail. Also known as WB&A, this trail follows the former Washington, Baltimore, and Annapolis Railroad. Follow this trail for an approximate 5.6 mile journey in which you'll have the opportunity to experience bridge crossings, tunnel crossings, and two ?at-grade intersections.?
As mentioned previously, there are a plethora of historical sites and museums scattered throughout Prince George's County. Visit museums such as the Airmen Memorial Museum. This museum is a must see as it is dedicated to providing insight in to the journey of the growth of aviation. Learn all about the different stages of evolution from the original Signal Corps, to the Army Air Service, to the Army Air Forces, to today's U.S. Air Force. From personnel records, to photographs, collecting artifacts, letters, and other such treasures, this museum has it all. Visit Dinosaur Park to take a look at one of the most productive fossil sites in the area. Come take a look into the deep history of Prince George's County by visiting the remains of the inhabitants who were here hundreds of thousands of years before we were!
Finally we get to the shopping and dining aspect. Visit shoppes such as the Shops at Fabian House to get a look at some of the finest antiques, unique furnishings, and an array of other intriguing items, including the largest selection of polish pottery in the area. Walking down the streets you'll notice some of the most professional, and contemporary signs in Maryland. Visit a variety of unique boutique like stores such as Hobby City, and the Market, which offers a collection of shops. Visit clothing shops, cafe's and a variety of other shops. Experience shopping like you never thought possible.
A look into the foliage of one of the many unique trails found within Prince George's County
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