About LaurelA suburb northeast of Washington, D.C., Laurel was once a small industrial center. Cotton and grain no longer draw visitors, but horse racing does from early August through March. Laurel Park has been offering Thoroughbred racing since 1911; phone (301) 725-0400.
Note: Policies concerning admittance of children to pari-mutuel betting facilities vary. Phone for information.
Visitor Centers Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber 312 Marshall Ave. Laurel, MD 20707. Phone:(301)725-4000
Things to Do Montpelier Mansion and Arts Center
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