Bethesda, Maryland
Montgomery County

Filled with a wide diversity of home styles and neighborhoods, Bethesda is sure to have something for everyone. Everything from beautiful tree-lined streets, to traditional Colonials, to classic Mid-Century Modern homes blending in with their surroundings, to chic townhomes and condos.

Residents like to boast about how safe it is to walk around Bethesda at night. And how you don't need a car because it's so easy to get around Bethesda with its public transportation — whether to DC or elsewhere. And bicycling is encouraged - with at least 90 free bicycle storage racks placed throughout the city.

About 30 minutes from downtown DC by car.

Things To Do


Strathmore is an arts venue designed for audiences of many tastes. It is known for its great performances of many different types of music: folk, rock, blues, pop, R&B, jazz, world music, show tunes, dance, and classical music. It also has a unique arts education program.

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Brookside Gardens

Brookside Gardens is an award-winning 50-acre garden situated within Wheaton Regional Park. They also house two glass conservatories with a large collection of tropical plants including banana, giant bird of paradise, and Calliandra (Powderpuff tree) as well as seasonal displays in the spring, summer, and autumn.

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Westwood Wednesdays

Westwood Wednesdays is a great event that runs from May to October. It is located at the Westwood Shopping Centers and hosts live music, games, food trucks and more for patrons to enjoy. Get a midweek boost by stopping by on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.

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Glen Echo Park

Glen Echo Park is one of the finest cultural resources in the Washington, DC area. In this park, you can find a thriving social dance program, children’s theaters, art programs, galleries, a nature program, performing arts and much more! Glen Echo Park also has summer concerts, festivals, and special events for all to enjoy.
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Capital Crescent Trail

Looking for a great way to exercise? The Capital Crescent Trail is an off-road trail from Georgetown, D.C to Silver Spring, MD, which runs directly through Bethesda. The trail was built on a former railbed and is great for walkers, joggers, bikers, and rollerbladers.
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Local Restaurants

Le Vieux Logis

Le Vieux Logis bring a French country charm to the area, which features seasonal specialties of the flavors and vitality of the Champagne region of France. Click here to check out their website to view their menu items.

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Black’s Bar and Kitchen

Black’s Bar and Kitchen blends organic ingredients with a light and fresh flair, which incorporates flavors from Virginia’s Northern Neck and Southern Maryland’s agricultural development coalition. Black’s also has an extensive wine selection any wine lover would enjoy.

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Woodmont Grille

The Woodmont Grille has been in Bethesda since 1992 and offers a modern cuisine with baked in-house breads, unique seafood selections, top quality USDA Prime steaks and delicious salads. This is a neighborhood favorite and sure to become one of your own.

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Raku Asian Dining

Raku Asian Dining is a great place to get some of your favorite Asian dishes. This restaurant is located in Bethesda, Cathedral Heights, and Dupont Circle.

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Chef Tony’s

Chef Tony’s offers a comfortable upscale environment that features fresh seasonal seafood. These seafood experts are sure to satisfy your palate and they believe restaurants, above food & drink, are a catalyst for human connection. Learn more about Chef Tony’s by visiting their website.

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Georgetown Cupcakes

Have a sweet tooth? Georgetown Cupcakes is the perfect place to grab a sweet treat. Sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne are the co-founders of Georgetown Cupcake and were inspired by their grandmother to trade in their fashion careers to follow their passion. They are best-selling authors and start of Cupcake Cam Live & DC Cupcakes.
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