Bethesda ActivitiesWhether you live in Bethesda, Maryland or if you will be visiting there is always something to do. Bethesda is a real hot spot for activity in Montgomery County and the Washington, DC metro area. The lively streets are always hosting special events and festivals to delight residents, employees and visitors. Some of these great events include the Taste of Bethesda, Imagination Bethesda children's street festival, the free Summer Concert Series and the Bethesda Literary Festival. Those that appreciate the arts will truly enjoy the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District, which features numerous art galleries, live theatres, public art displays, live music and dance studios.
Bethesda, Maryland is also a great place for sports and outdoor enthusiasts. There are a multitude of sports leagues for both children and adults. You can find leagues for sports such as soccer, softball, flag football, volleyball, swimming, basketball and even dodgeball. Bethesda is also a great venue for running, rollerblading, hiking and biking with access to 34,000 acres of parks and 100 miles of trails. This includes access to the paved Capital Crescent Trail that stretches from Bethesda to Georgetown in Washington, DC. These natural areas also make for great places to walk your dog, picnic with your family or to observe and/or photograph the beautiful surroundings.
Since Bethesda, Maryland is located in close proximity to Washington, DC you can easily take a day trip to enjoy all that the nation’s capital has to offer. Getting to Washington, DC is snap since you can hop on the metro in Bethesda or drive a few miles and be right in the city. When in Washington, DC you can take a tour of the monuments, visit the numerous museums, or perhaps take in a professional baseball, football or basketball game.