Storage units in Bowie
Bowie isn’t named after the pop singer whose first name is David. Residents of this Prince George’s County town will tell you that the city is actually pronounced “boo-e.”
Bowie has a lot to offer both visitors and potential residents. From its origins that can be directly tied into the history of the railroad in Southern Maryland in the 1850s, the city has gone through a significant amount of change. It’s now one of the most impressive cities in the area. If you’re planning to spend a day in Bowie, your best bet is getting around the area in a car. Anything else is going to be frustrating, although there are buses available.
Belair Mansion can give you plenty of historical information on the area. The building was once the home of Samuel Ogle, who was the provincial Maryland governor for several years. You may also want to check out the Belair Stable Museum, the Bowie Railroad Museum, the John Wayne Museum, and the National Capital Radio and Television Museum.
Allen Pond Park is a great place to be on a beautiful day. If you’re a baseball fan, take some time to see if a minor league baseball game is being played at Prince George’s Stadium.
Shopping in Bowie can be a lot of fun. Bowie Town Center has a huge assortment of retailers. Over 70 in all can be found throughout the area. The Free State Shopping Center is another place you’re going to want to make time for.
Bars and restaurants in Bowie have a lot to offer you as well. Check out Grace’s Fortune, DuClaw Brewing Company, Ichiban Sushi, and Rip’s Country Inn.