GERMANTOWN, Md. - This week's FOX 5 ZIP TRIP takes us to GERMANTOWN! Located about 30 miles outside of the nation's capital, this Montgomery County gem is full of history and charm and is an important part of the D.C. metropolitan area!
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There are so many fun things to do when visiting GERMANTOWN it's hard to keep count! Here are THE 5 MUST STOPS that you just can't miss when taking your own ZIP TRIP!
SOUTH GERMANTOWN RECREATIONAL PARK: Beat the heat in the splash park and stick around for some mini golf! Families can plan to have a blast here!
LITTLE BENNETT CAMPGROUND: It's the county's getaway close to home! Follow your heart as you explore the woods and find peace when you sleep at the campsites. It's a great time for all ages!
BLACK HILL REGIONAL PARK: Your family can split their time between the land and water! Have fun on the trails and playgrounds or rent a canoe and go out on Little Seneca Lake!
BUTLER'S ORCHARD: Wander through the market or the fields. Plus, don't forget, strawberries are perfect to pick this time of year! You can also play with your kids on the giant slide or take them to see "Charlie the Pig" and other animals!
LANCASTER COUNTY DUTCH MARKET: People go crazy for the food here! Walk around the square and find long - but well worth it - lines for pretzels, donuts and candy! At the center -- The Dutch Family Restaurant! Heads up - you can only go on Thursdays and Fridays - so don't miss out!
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