SCRAMBLE: Easter-Season Egg Hunts in PG, MoCo

The hunts are all they're cracked up to be.

Easter egg hunts in Maryland.
Easter egg hunts in Maryland.

The weather is finally warming up, and it's starting to feel like Easter — finally.

Here are some Easter activities around Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Want to add yours? Tell us in comments below.

Bunnyland at Butler's Orchard
Germantown: April 18, 19, 21, 26, 27 (closed Easter Sunday), 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 22200 Davis Mill Road. (301) 428- 0444. Welcome spring with a hayride down the Bunny Trail, hunt for colorful eggs, Visit with the farm’s very own Country Bunny, ride a pedal tractor, play in Kiddie Hayromp and Castle, see live bunnies, lambs and chicks. Admission: $8.75 per child and $6.75 per adult.

Meadowside Nature Center's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Rockville: April 18, 2014, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 5100 Meadowside Lane (301) 258-4030. Children ages 2 through 12 can search for real (hard-boiled) eggs hidden in the meadow, then dye and decorate the eggs they find. There will be other spring-related activities throughout the day, including bunny hat and frog puppet crafts, ‘egg’ games, live animals and a meet-and-greet with Otus the Owl mascot. Register in advance at ParkPASS.org for the 30-minute hunting sessions. Admission: $8 per child.

Easter Scavenger Hunt at Surreybrooke
Middletown: April 19, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 8537 Hallow Rd. (301) 606-3310. Children are invited to participate in a scavenger hunt where they will receive clues to run through a maze and the Alphabet Garden to find special treats. Reservations required.

Easter Egg Hunt at Green Meadows Petting Farm
Ijamsville: April 18 - 20, 2014. 10102 Fingerboard Rd. (301) 865-9203. Bring your own basket. Enjoy visits with the East Bunny plus family fun farm activities. Touch and feed animals. Milk a cow. Watch pig races. Take a hayride and more.


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