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Welcome to Prince George County, MD
For those working in Washington D.C or Baltimore, Prince George County offers a logical choice to relocate. You’ll find highly-rated employers including county jobs, the University of Maryland, and the United States Post Office. The county also features a large military presence with the Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs and the Fort Meade Army base in Laurel, MD
While the workforce may be your top reason for relocating here, the county offers a variety of activities, including Laurel Park and Race Track, Prince Georges Stadium, an urban arts district, and a variety of restaurants and local shops.
Hyattsville | Bowie | Laurel
Real Estate in Hyattsville, MD
Hyattsville’s neighborhoods remind you of a small town, where you visit with your neighbors on each other’s front porches. The streets are lined with trees and hidden from major freeways, but you’re only a few minutes away from the Arts District and restaurants.
Within the Arts District, you’ll love the Palette apartments with chef-inspired kitchens, energy star appliances, and architectural accents like brick walls or glass door dividers. You’ll have access on-site to a cyber cafe, rooftop bar, and a dog park, as well as being with walking distance to several organic markets and restaurants. You could also opt for townhomes at Pulte, offering professional landscaping, two-car garages, and roof terraces, as well as first-class interior designs.
What to Do, Where to Go
Hyattsville is known for two things: its Gateway Arts District and sustainable living. Within the arts district, you’ll find Busboys and Poets, a gathering spot for local artists and authors to discuss their work. They also host events showcasing local authors in their bookstore. In addition, you’ll find restaurants like Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery, and General Store, which still offers penny candy just like it did when it opened over 100 years ago and displays local artists work on the walls.
During the summer, Lane Manor Splash Park offers water activities for the entire family. At the 40-acre park, you’ll find a 25-meter pool, water slides, a children’s pool, and Red Cross swimming lessons.
Highly Rated Schools
- University Park Elementary | Grades PK-6 | 4315 Underwood St, Hyattsville, MD 20782
- Pathways School | Grades 4-8 | 3401 East West Hwy, Hyattsville, MD 20782
- Northwestern High School | Grades 9-12 | 7000 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
- DeMatha Catholic High School | Grades 9-12 | 4313 Madison Street Hyattsville, MD 20781
Located two miles away is the Ivy League college, the University of Maryland. It offers over 100 degree programs and even offers the option of allowing students studying the same major to room together in the same dorm.
Real Estate in Bowie, MD
Throughout 18 square miles, you’ll find mainly colonial-style homes ideal for large families. While many were constructed in the 1990s, you’ll find buyers have updated kitchens and bathrooms with granite countertops or added extra storage space in their butler pantries. With an expansive Florida room and an outdoor deck, you’ll have ample room for entertaining in the summer. In addition, the neighborhood is conveniently located near Allen Park and the ice rink.
What to Do, Where to Go
Within 1,100 acres, you’ll find over 75 city parks and ball fields throughout this family-friendly neighborhood, including the 85-acre Allen Pond Park. This park not only features numerous sports fields but houses the Bowie Skate Park and the Bowie Ice Arena. In the summer, you can fish at the stocked Allen Pond. If you love sports, head to Prince George’s Stadium to watch professional baseball team Bowie Baysox play.
The area also features performances and workshops at the Bowie Playhouse and the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. Bowie also houses several restaurants, including Chesapeake Grille & Deli, which features my favorite cream of crab soup and baked 7 Cheese Mac. To indulge, you can go to the Cakery for their homemade flourless chocolate cake or blueberry cobbler.
Highly Rated Schools in Bowie, MD
- Whitehall Elementary School | Grades K-5 | 3901 Woodhaven Ln, Bowie, MD 20715
- Tulip Grove Elementary School | Grades K-5 | 2909 Trainor Ln, Bowie, MD 20715
- Samuel Ogle Middle School | Grades 6-8 | 4111 Chelmont Ln, Bowie, MD 20715
- Bowie High School | Grades 9-12 | 15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715
- Bowie State University offers a diverse atmosphere for over 5,000 students, as well as over 20 undergraduate programs and many graduate studies options.
Real Estate in Laurel, MD
Laurel features mainly spacious colonial houses, including hardwood floors, updated kitchens with stainless steel appliances, and family rooms complete with a fireplace. They’re ideal for entertaining with large sunrooms, outdoor patios, and converted basements with recreation rooms. One of the newest communities, Bentley Park features its own clubhouse and swimming pool and is located near the Fairland Sports and Aquatic Center.
What to Do, Where to Go
You’ll find many activities in Laurel, from the annual Riverfest, featuring Renaissance games and pie-eating contests to watching horse racing at Laurel Park. Laurel also features over 200 acres of hiking trails, city parks, and sports fields, including the Stephen P. Turney Recreation Complex, featuring a lighted softball field, batting cages, and a miniature golf course.
Laurel features some gourmet restaurants, including Pasta Plus, a gourmet Italian market and restaurant, and the Red Sky Steak & Fish House, known its crab cakes, Jambalaya, and BBQ ribs. The Dutch County Farmers Market features delicious Amish meats and cheeses in the market and the restaurant.
Highly Rated Schools in Laurel, MD
- First Baptist School Of Laurel | Grades PK-8 | 15002 First Baptist Lane, Laurel, MD 20707
- Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School | Grades 6-8 | 13737 Wisteria Dr, Germantown, MD 20874
- St Vincent Pallotti High School | Grades 9-12 | 113 Saint Marys Place, Laurel, MD 20707
- Laurel’s College Center consists of Prince George’s Community College and Howard Community College. They offer day and evening courses to fit around your schedule.