At Kettler Forlines Homes, we’re committed to bringing you the highest-quality way of life. That’s why our all of our communities are built within the most desirable towns of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
One of our most beloved communities, The Reserve at Brightwell Crossing, is nestled within the charming Poolesville, MD, where outdoor opportunities are boundless and a friendly small-town personality is always waiting with open arms.
This Summer, celebrate new beginnings and head outside for some seasonal fun with the whole family! Here’s our list of the top 14 things to do and see in and around Poolesville:
- Hike at Sugarloaf Mountain
Experience wildflowers, gorgeous geography, and stunning views while getting some exercise in! There are trails for all skill levels, so everyone can enjoy themselves and make memories of the spectacular scenery.
- Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard
Take a day off for yourself and enjoy delectable tastings and live music on the weekends. This relaxing winery is just what you need on a warm day! Who knows, you just might discover your new favorite bottle of wine…
- White’s Ferry to Virginia
Take a calming ride across the Potomac River on the historic White’s Ferry! Once you reach Leesburg, VA, you’ll be surrounded with opportunities to shop, sightsee, and enjoy live music, local craft beer, delicious food, and so much more.
- Rocklands Farm
Ideal for both adults and children, this winery, farm, and market practices holistic agriculture to produce fresh and tasty products. Experience this community-oriented venue and enjoy the deliciousness!
- Hike Along the C and O Canal
Lovingly referred to as the “Grand Old Ditch,” the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal is one of the most scenic and historic gems of Maryland. Spend the day hiking along the C and O Canal —
just make sure to bring your camera!
- C and O Canal Lockhouses
Travel back 100 years in time and spend the night in one of the C&O Trust’s historic lockhouses! Strip yourself of today’s technology and bustle, and experience a peaceful night enjoying the simple things.
- Canoe on the Potomac River
The mighty Potomac River offers an unending amount of activities for both you and your family. Take advantage of the gorgeous weather and rent a kayak or canoe, and see the town like you never have before!
- Sarah E. Auer Western County Outdoor Pool
Renamed last summer after the late, beloved local swim coach, Sarah Auer, this open, outdoor pool is the perfect place to cool off on a hot day. Get some great exercise in and work on your strokes, or lounge and relax with your family and friends or a good book.
- Friday on the Commons
Starting June 15th, you and your family will have a wide variety of fun event options on Whalen Commons in the center of town. From movie nights, to carnivals, to “Bark in the Park,” there’s something exciting and memorable for everyone.
- Local Farm Picking
What better time than spring to pick your own delicious fruit? A charming place like Homestead Farm has opportunities to pick treats like cherries and blueberries, as well as the chance to experience farm and animal life.
- Golf at Poolesville Public Golf Course
There’s nothing quite like a relaxing round of golf. This picturesque golf course is waiting for you to come and play! Aside from an 18-hole course and driving range, Poolesville Public Golf Course also has horseshoe pits, volleyball nets, and play areas for kids. The whole family will be excited to visit!
- See a Concert at the Wolf Trap
If you’re a music fan, the beloved Wolf Trap will become your new oasis! See an indoor or outdoor concert at this incredible, 117-acre park, where artists like Steven Tyler, Ziggy Marley, and Alanis Morissette will be this summer!
- iFLY in Gaithersburg
Who knew that you could fly indoors? iFLY is a facility that gives you the chance to feel the sensations of flying through the air, all within the confines of an indoor space. This one-of-a-kind experience is perfect for those who fear heights but are looking for a real thrill.
- Strathmore Hall
Located in North Bethesda, Strathmore Hall is a breathtaking theater that offers a wide variety of events, from musical theater, to outdoor concerts, to comedy shows. Take your family or friends out for a night of unforgettable, state-of-the-art entertainment that everyone will love.
This spring, get outside and enjoy the most beautiful season of all! Poolesville offers unmatched outdoor opportunities that will let you create lifelong memories with your loved ones.
For more information on The Reserve at Brightwell Crossing, please visit our webpage, or call 301-208-2588. We can’t wait to get started with you on this incredible journey!