Great city amenities and just outside of DC
This neighborhood is close to DC and easy access to parks and transportation, including Metro. The downtown area has been totally revitalized to be a walkable city center. The AFI Movie Theater is located here, as is Discovery Channel. All around this city center there are apartments and single-family homes for rent and purchase. As its own city all of its amenities are a draw for young professionals and young families, but its location right outside of DC makes it a great location.
With Rock Creek Park to the west, Washington, D.C. to the south and Howard County, MD. along the north and east, Silver Spring has been revitalized into a walkable urban area with great access to nature and city life. Sitting right outside of DC with a metro stop also makes commuting into town easy if you are looking spend a night on the town.
Landmarks & scenes:
Rock Creek Park along Beach Drive, and Sligo Creek Park both have bike trails and walking trails with picnic areas along the paths.
Food & Drink:
Restaurants cover the globe with Ethiopian, African, Italian, Burmese and Salvadoran foods.
With lots of big-name stores as well as smaller boutiques in the area there is a lot to explore.
The Fillmore offers live entertainment and music, and the September Silver Spring Jazz Festival attracts the likes of Aaron Neville, Wynton Marsalis and the Mingus Big Band.
sports & outdoors:
Check out Fenton Square Market for fresh food and hand made goods during the beautiful fall months or take one of the numerous bike paths all over town.
Arts & Culture:
The AFI Cultural Center is a combination of movie theater, stage productions and lectures for the community.
With so many activities in the area like hiking the many trails or ice skating, there are all kinds of fun family activities.