Best Reason for Car Haters to Drive Somewhere
National Capital Trolley Museum
1313 Bonifant Road, Silver Spring
Attention urbanists who are overly excited about the prospect of riding streetcars in D.C.: Why wait a year or more to get your fix? Head up to the National Trolley Car Museum in Silver Spring, where you can ride a real-life streetcar through the woods of Montgomery County. You can also bone up on D.C.’s trolley past by reading the museum’s numerous displays, and get your Christmas shopping done at the gift shop for the many streetcar enthusiasts in your life. One caveat: If you aren’t the parent of a young child who is obsessed with trains, you’ll probably stick out as some sort of weirdo.