Welcome to Upper Marlboro & Bowie
An emerging suburb filled with vast development, minutes from Washington, D.C.
Upper Marlboro and Bowie are two adjacent suburbs in Maryland just outside of Washington D.C. These emerging neighborhoods are filled with parks, recreation, and excellent schools that families highly favor in the Washington D.C. area. Most families own their homes in Upper Marlboro and Bowie, and houses are well spaced apart, giving the area a suburban to rural feel, all while being a short drive away from the Washington D.C. area and all its amenities. Both areas have many large single-family homes for sale with modern construction and excellent outdoor space.
Upper Marlboro and Bowie are areas with lots of new development. They are well suited to anyone looking for a quiet, suburban escape but with easy access to the Washington D.C area. Both suburbs are calm and filled with great parks, trails, and easy access to shopping and dining options.
What to Love
- Quiet neighborhoods with a suburban rural mix
- Easy access to Washington D.C. and all its amenities
- Beautiful parks, trails, and green spaces for the whole family
The local lifestyle of the Upper Marlboro and Bowie area is quiet, peaceful, and suburban. Here, residents can enjoy small shops, cozy eateries, and beautiful green spaces, all within a short drive of the lively city of Washington D.C.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Shopping malls, and casual, and high-end dining are all within easy reach in Upper Marlboro and Bowie. In Bowie, the Bowie Town Center is an outdoor mall featuring many retailers, from fashion to accessories, to furniture, electronics, and more. The Beltway Plaza Mall alone has over 100 different shops and restaurants, which feature everything residents could need. From home goods to fashion to electronics, clothing, and entertainment, the Beltway Plaza Mall has plenty of options.
Nearby in Hyattsville, the Mall at Prince George’s features community events, such as back-to-school drives and celebrations of local businesses, as well as plenty of eateries and many different shops. In Glenarden, the Woodmore Town Center is an outdoor shopping plaza with groceries, electronics, furniture, and a variety of leading fast and casual dining options.
Similarly, in Forestville, the Ritchie Station Marketplace offers restaurants, groceries, and shopping. With so many shopping plazas within easy driving distance of Upper Mustang and Bowie, residents have no shortage of shopping and dining options.
Things to Do
The Upper Mustang and Bowie have lots of indoor and outdoor activities suitable for everyone in the family. The Country Club at Woodmore is a luxurious, private golf club featuring 18-holes of golf on a pristinely manicured green featuring stunning views. Complete with a highly rated restaurant, multi-deck pool complex, and plenty of social events for the whole family, the Country Club at Woodmore is a warm-weather favorite.
In Upper Marlboro, the Show Place Arena offers a large venue that hosts sports, concerts, trade shows, and more. The 5,800 seats offer plenty of room for a large variety of events.
The Dutch Village Farmer’s Market offers a grocery store with local creators selling handmade crafts, baked goods, and more. Open Thursday through Saturday, the market specializes in Amish handicrafts.
For an afternoon outside, the Walker Mill Regional Park offers over 500 acres of manicured outdoor space, including a skate park, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, a soccer and football field, and plenty of paved walking paths.
Excitement and thrills abound at Six Flags America in Bowie. This world-class theme park offers jaw-dropping rollercoasters, thrill rides, water rides, and slides, as well as kid-friendly rides, snacks, and games.