Maryland’s portion of the Washington metropolitan area consists of Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties. The DC metro area is the most educated and affluent area in the United States and boasts a population of more than 6 million people.
The DC metro area is host to a number of attractions including FedEx Field (home of The Washington Redskins), the University of Maryland, Civil War battlegrounds, wildlife preserves, and state parks. There are dozens of golf courses, and other outdoor activities including biking, hunting, fishing and more. Cunningham Falls in Frederick County is a popular spot to get away from it all.