2018 Must See Landmarks In Bowie MD

LANDMARKS TO STOP AND SEE IN BOWIE, MD

Just like any city or town, Bowie city has its collection of landmarks that uniquely identify it. Bowie City itself is an historic city; it is endowed by old buildings that have served important roles at some point in the history of the city. Most of the landmarks in Bowie City are located at the city center and its outskirts which can be accessed by a short drive or walk from the city center. The top five landmarks in Bowie are Belair Mansion, Children’s Heritage and Welcome Center, Bowie Railroad Museum, Children’s Heritage and Welcome Center and Comfort Inn Conference Center-Bowie.


Belair Mansion

Belair Mansion is located at 12207 Tulip Grove Drive. Nothing identifies the city better than the Belair Mansion. Being a landmark with great importance, it is conspicuous enough to see as you drive along the Tulip Grove Drive. The modern history of Bowie City was written courtesy of the Belair Mansion. Visitors who come to Bowie City must pass here if they don’t want to forget they ever visited the city. In short, visiting this mansion is the best explanation that you’ve truly visited Bowie city.
Not long ago, two Maryland Governors called Belair Mansion home. Today, it houses fine antiques and arts with the oldest items being at least 250 years of age.
Amenities:

  • Group-friendly
  • ADA accessible
  • Free parking
  • Family friendly

Bowie Railroad Museum

Bowie Railroad Museum is located at 8614 Chestnut Avenue. For a city that grew from the construction of the railway, Bowie Railroad Museum serves as a landmark to showcase the origin of Bowie. If you request a list of Bowie’s most revered landmarks often recommended to visitors, Bowie Railroad Museum comes first or second after the Belair Mansion. The museum itself isn’t a solitary building but rather a 20th-century railroad village that is nestled by the AMTRAK/MARK line. The most conspicuous structure of the village is an interlocking tower located on the eastern flank of the village
Amenities:

  • Fifty maximum group participants
  • 1-hour tour length
  • Group-friendly
  • ADA accessible
  • Free parking
  • Family friendly

Comfort Inn Conference Center-Bowie

It is located at 4500 Crain Highway, US 50 and 301. Comfort Inn Conference Center-Bowie is a towering Inn visible from the Bowie City center and just minutes away from the Naval Academy, BWI airport, and the Showplace Arena. If you have time to kill for a snack or drink then check into the yacht club-style restaurant in which you can sip a variety of specialty drinks.
Amenities:

  • 500 Banquet seating number
  • On-site motorcoach Parking

Children’s Heritage and Welcome Center

Children’s Heritage and Welcome Center is located at Chestnut Avenue. The old townhouse building is distinctive from the surrounding structure owing to its neo-classical architecture. Nothing screams "I've been in Bowie" like a picture of this in your photo album. On the inside, there is a variety of activities interpreting life in the turn-of-the-century railway town. Plenty of exhibits on the local history and visitor information are also available.
Amenities:

  • ADA accessible
  • 30 minutes tour length
  • Student group-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Family-friendly
  • Group-friendly