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Washingtonian Center

231 Rio Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Gaithersburg
Type: Malls, Shopping
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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297 reviews 297 reviews
78 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I've been 'up' to the Washingtonian Center several times.... To Target for their photo studio - great for kid pics To AMC for a movie To Jos A. Bank - to pick-up a warm winter coat To Guapo's for lunch Etc.... But this last time I took my son to the Paddle Boats.... What's great about it is that it's... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Of course the Rio has all the shopping options one could ask for...I want to highlight the grassy area across the pond from the boardwalk. The grassy area offers best of both worlds, sights of boardwalk/water and peacefulness. Park at the Marriott and walk the pathway to the right. Also check happy hour at the Marriott! $2-3 drink specials!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I take my toddler to Washingtonian Center (also known as "Rio") at least once a week, we stroll the area, theres a playground, we have lunch at either potbelly or maybe somewhere a little less fast food. grab some frozen yogurt at 16 handles and spend time playing near the fountain at the Copper Canyon Grill *which is divine, but... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

So we had a our family friends visiting us with their 3 kids (aged 1-8 years) and this was the best place we could take them to. Rio has all sorts of things that kids would love. Very good restaurants around the place. Movie theater, train ride for small kids, boating, picnic tables!! They have live music on the weekends.... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Washingtonian center is one of the most visited place in Gaithersburg which has a great theater, nice places to eat and an very extraordinary sight of one of this lake I forgot the name.

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Germantown, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

If you want to kick back and watch a movie and have a nice dinner or have a few drinks after a long day from work or with friends or in the mood for shopping or exercising outdoors this the right place for all visitors... A little bit of everything and the view and atmosphere is a great experience...

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Bethesda MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

I know movie popcorn is a high price profit center. But seven bucks for cold and undersized medium is an even worse value than usual. Cost them what, a nickel?

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I love walking around Rio in the spring and summer. Friends of ours are there almost every weekend enjoying the entertainment.The magician that performs there is the best!!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Movies, dining, entertainment..plus a Union Jack is popping up soon. This is the place to be! There is train for the kids, Target, Kohl's, White House Black Market, lots of other shopping, Zipps, Sports gear..a lot of fun things are happening in this area!

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North Potomac, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Decent big box shopping and chain restaurants. Same as anywhere else in the United States. If you're in from out of town, will feel like home. If you're not. It is home.

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