At the Heart of the DC Metro Area

Prince George’s County, Maryland…there’s so much to see, do and discover.
Uniquely positioned at the heart of the Washington, DC metropolitan region, Prince George’s is close to everything – just minutes from downtown Washington, DC, adjacent to Northern Virginia across the Potomac River, less than 25 minutes from historic Annapolis, and 45 minutes from the City of Baltimore and the Inner Harbor. Prince George’s County is within easy access of these major cities and surrounding jurisdictions:

Annapolis, MD – 30 milesVPGmap
Atlanta, GA – 643 miles
Baltimore, MD – 37 miles
Boston, MA – 429 miles
Chicago, IL – 690 miles
New York, NY – 233 miles
Ocean City, MD – 130 miles
Philadelphia, PA – 133 miles
Pittsburgh, PA – 240 miles
Raleigh, NC – 288 miles
Richmond, VA – 100 miles

Adjacent Jurisdictions:
Anne Arundel County (East)
Calvert County, MD (Southeast)
Charles County, MD (South)
Howard County, MD (North)
Montgomery County, MD (Northeast)
Alexandria, VA (Southwest)
Fairfax County, VA (Southwest)
Washington, DC (West)


Visiting Washington, DC? Avoid the hassles of downtown traffic and parking. Prince George’s County is a short, Metrorail ride to the sites and sounds of our Nation’s Capital. Visit the National Zoo, Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, Kennedy Center, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museum Group, Spy Museum, and more in Washington, DC.

And, Prince George’s is home for some of the region’s top attractions. Visit the Washington metropolitan area’s only theme park, Six Flags America, experience exciting events at FedExField – home of the NFL Washington Redskins football team, Bowie Baysox Minor League Baseball, theUniversity of Maryland, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Show Place Arena, the Publick Playhouse. And, now open on the banks of the Potomac River, National Harbor and the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.