Bethesda, Maryland, offers a perfect mix of convenience and relaxation. It's a census-designated place (CDP) northwest of Washington, D.C., and is considered an idyllic suburb. The city has come a long way from its pre-colonial tobacco-farming roots. It now boasts various cultures due to the mix of D.C. commuters, longtime residents, and foreign dignitaries who call it home. Nearby locations include Silver Spring; more prominent cities like Washington D.C., Alexandria, and Rockville; and trendy Georgetown, so there is plenty to explore nearby! Popular attractions in Bethesda are Bethesda Row on the west side - offering upscale stores, theaters, and a variety of restaurants - plus outdoor festivals in the summer at Woodmont Triangle or entertaining for the whole family like Pinheads Bowling Alley & Fox Den Karaoke Lounge. With lots to do packed into one convenient location, it's no wonder why Bethesda provides such an excellent experience for all its inhabitants!