The neighborhood of Lincoln Park is found in Rockville, Maryland on the eastern side of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Tracks. Many of the residents attend Richard Montgomery High School. Lincoln Park was developed during the latter part of the 1890s. Today, Lincoln Park is considered a mix of low and moderate income families composed of more than 300 households. It has the character of a small town and this heritage symbolizes an essential component
Parr’s Ridge is a crest which forms the zenith of the Piedmont Plateau in Maryland. This ridge stretches out from southwest to northeast through Montgomery, Howard and Carroll counties. The tallest peak is in Maryland east of the Appalachian Mountains. The Patapsco River has a tributary known as Parr’s spring. It converges at Montgomery, Howard, Carroll, and Frederick. The spring is submerged underneath a pond on the grounds of the “Four County Farm.”
Frederick, Maryland is a city about 50 miles north of Washington, D.C. It’s Maryland’s second most populated city, after Baltimore.
If you need a ride to Frederick from any D.C.-area airport, just schedule a pick-up with Affinity Airport Sedan. Our punctual, professional ground transportation service can get you exactly where you need to be. So when you next need a lift, skip the taxi line, and just call Affinity!
Frederick was settled by German immigrants in the mid-1700s. By the mid 1800s, it was a major mining area, producing, iron, marble, limestone, gold, and copper, along with other minerals. Because of its location, both Union and Confederate troops were led directly through the city during the Civil War. Many slaves eventually fled the area to fight with the Union, and the city was the site of a speech delivered by President Abraham Lincoln after the Battle of Antietam.
Located in Frederick County in northern Maryland, the city of Frederick is situated along several different interstates. It sits west of Baltimore and north of D.C.
Today, Frederick’s downtown area boasts numerous ethnically diverse restaurants, along with retailers and antique shops. Its economy is greatly boosted by its proximity to Washington, D.C. As such, it’s home to over 600 businesses and organizations. In addition, the city is a center for cancer research. Many of Frederick’s houses were built in the 19th or 20th centuries as row houses or duplexes. And the city’s downtown skyline is filled with spires from its numerous historic churches. In 2010, the older portion of the city was named one of the greatest cities in the Unites States by Forbes magazine.
An artistic and cultural area, downtown Frederick is home to several art galleries, dance studios, theaters, and the Maryland Shakespeare Festival. The Maryland Ensemble Theatre and the Frederick Symphony Orchestra are also located within the city.
If you’re headed to Frederick, have a wonderful stay. And for a reliable ride there, just call Affinity!
Visiting Silver Spring
Just north of the District is the lively, unincorporated area of Silver Spring, Maryland. Silver Spring is currently the fourth most populous area in the state, and with a rich history and countless cultural and artistic events each year, it’s easy to see why.
If you’re headed to Silver Spring, use Affinity Airport Sedan to get you around town. Our friendly, personal car service can pick you up
At Affinity Airport Sedan, one of our most frequent stops is the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – or BWI. And it’s no wonder why visitors love flying into BWI. In the last three years, the airport has been ranked the best of its size (15 – 25 million passengers annually), and its food and beverage program won second place in a contest sponsored by Airports Council International.
If your travel plans have you flying to or from BWI, chances are you’ll need a ride. Call Affinity Airport Sedan! Our personal, reliable car service can pick you up and get you where you need to be. Traveling is stressful enough. Leave the ground transportation to Affinity.
Originally Friendship International Airport, BWI was dedicated by President Truman and began operating in 1950. With plans to upgrade and modernize in 1973, the name was changed to Baltimore-Washington International Airport to reflect its role as the region’s transportation hub. And in 1980, with the opening of BWI Rail Station, serviced by Amtrak, BWI became the nation’s first airport served by a dedicated intercity train station. With another renovation in 2005, came another name change – to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The new title honors Baltimore native Thurgood Marshall who became the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
Things to do at BWI
Delayed flight? If you need something to do while you wait, you’re in luck. In addition to a wide variety of eateries and retail shops, BWI has a few unique attractions. You can walk the BWI Cardio Trail, which consists of two different one-mile loops in the terminal. Or if you’d rather relax, you can stop by the meditation room (between Concourses D and E) or the BWI Observation Gallery. The gallery features children’s play equipment, the Maryland Youth Art Gallery, aviation exhibits, and a restaurant/ cocktail lounge. Plus, the Thurgood Marshall Tribute, next to the Observation Gallery, offers a fascinating exhibit about the legendary civil rights activist.
Happy travels through BWI! And for a hassle-free, reliable ride there (or back), call Affinity Airport Sedan!