Directions to Bethesda Library:
North(Gaithersburg/Rockville area ) South on Interstate 270. Take left fork (Wisconsin Ave./Silver Spring) to Old Georgetown Rd exit. South on Old Georgetown Road past Beltway, Cedar Lane Firehouse, NIH, Suburban Hospital to 5-way intersection where Wilson Lane, St. Elmo and Arlington Rd converge. Right on Arlington Road Library is 3 blocks down on the right. West (Virginia) Take I-495 across the American Legion Bridge at Cabin John to the River Rd exit. Turn right on River Rd to Bradley Blvd. Turn left on Bradley. Continue to intersection of Arlington Rd with Bradley. Turn left on Arlington Rd. Library is on the left adjacent to Caroline Freedland Park.
the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Towson. Take I-83 North (toward York, PA). Take the second exit from I-83, Padonia Rd., to the right (east). Take the first right, onto York Rd. Turn right at the entry gate. Ask for directions to the Horticultural Building for the Home Arts exhibits.
Directions to Derwood Agricultural History Farm Park/NCDS Trial Garden:
I-495 to I-270 North. Take Exit 9A and stay on I-370 going east. Stay on I-370 for 1.5 miles and take the Shady Grove exit that is just before the entrances to the Shady Grove Metro and the Intercounty Connector (200). (This is not the first exit that mentions Shady Grove Rd.!). Take that off ramp for 0.7 miles and turn left (north) onto Shady Grove Rd. Avoid any turns for I-370 or 200 (Intercounty Connector), but continue to Shady Grove Rd. After turning left (north) onto Shady Grove Rd., travel 1.5 miles to turn right onto Muncaster Mill Rd. In a few hundred yards, turn left onto Muncaster Rd. Follow approx. 1.1 miles to the park entrance on the left. Follow the road to the building with the silo and park in front of the silo entrance.
Directions to Brookside Gardens:
1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, Md: From the Beltway take Georgia Ave North. Go about 3 miles and turn right at Randolph Rd. In a about a half mile, turn right on GlenAllan Avenue. Another half mile takes you to Brookside Gardens, which is part of Wheaton Regional park.
Directions to Davis Library from Virginia:
BELTWAY toward Maryland; take the I-270 spur and exit at Colesville Rd. turn East (right) to 6400 Colesville Rd. It is on the right. If you get to Old Georgetown Rd you have gone to far.
Directions from Maryland:
Beltway toward Virginia. Take I-270 North exit and the Colesville Rd East exit. Follow directions above. Alternative: Take Old Georgetown Road to Colesville Rd intersection. Turn left. Proceed about 1/4 mile. The Library is on a hill on the left.