Things to Do In Bethesda

See Georgetown, the Washington Monument & More

Experience the Bethesda Court Hotel, conveniently located near Walter Reed National Medical Center in Maryland. Our tranquil hotel is just minutes from the non-stop hustle and bustle of the nation’s capital. Take the nearby Metro Rail to explore countless D.C. area attractions and local events. Or simply step outside our hotel doors to discover fashionable boutiques, distinguished galleries and international cuisine in the heart of Bethesda, Maryland.

Our hotel provides easy access to golf courses, parks, and professional sporting events by such teams as the Washington Redskins (football), Washington Capitals (hockey), and Washington Nationals (baseball). Enjoy fresh air and the outdoors in our beautiful parks or cycle along the Capital Crescent Trail. Just a block and a half from the Metro, you’ll enjoy effortless access to exciting area attractions and two performing arts theatres.

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  • Georgetown

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    This leafy, cobblestoned neighborhood on the Potomac River is home to D.C.’s most fashionable boutiques, galleries and restaurants. It is the city’s oldest and wealthiest neighborhood and one of its most lively, with a nightlife scene that pulses deep into the next morning.

    This leafy, cobblestoned neighborhood on the Potomac River is home to D.C.’s most fashionable boutiques, galleries and restaurants. It is the city’s oldest and wealthiest neighborhood and one of its most lively, with a nightlife scene that pulses deep into the next morning.

  • Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

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    This intimate, elegant and acoustically advanced venue is located in a beautifully restored 1930s Art Deco theater. Enjoy dinner and cocktails while taking in live jazz performances, comedy shows and more.

    This intimate, elegant and acoustically advanced venue is located in a beautifully restored 1930s Art Deco theater. Enjoy dinner and cocktails while taking in live jazz performances, comedy shows and more.

  • The Music Center at Strathmore

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    Boasting three world-class venues on 16 scenic acres, The Music Center at Strathmore is one of the Washington D.C., area’s premier destinations for performing and visual arts.

    Boasting three world-class venues on 16 scenic acres, The Music Center at Strathmore is one of the Washington D.C., area’s premier destinations for performing and visual arts.

  • National Gallery of Art

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    One of the most distinguished museums in the world, the National Gallery of Art preserves, protects and exhibits over 141,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to the present day.

    One of the most distinguished museums in the world, the National Gallery of Art preserves, protects and exhibits over 141,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to the present day.

  • John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center

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    Situated on the banks of the Potomac River near Georgetown, the Kennedy Center is the nation’s capital’s premier center for the performing arts, hosting an array of concerts, plays, musicals and more throughout the year.

    Situated on the banks of the Potomac River near Georgetown, the Kennedy Center is the nation’s capital’s premier center for the performing arts, hosting an array of concerts, plays, musicals and more throughout the year.

  • Washington Monument

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    Rising 555 feet and five inches above the National Mall, this gleaming white marble obelisk is one of the most iconic structures in the world. After the 70-second elevator ride to the top, you can enjoy stunning panoramic view of downtown D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

    Rising 555 feet and five inches above the National Mall, this gleaming white marble obelisk is one of the most iconic structures in the world. After the 70-second elevator ride to the top, you can enjoy stunning panoramic view of downtown D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

  • International Spy Museum

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    Get in touch with your inner James Bond as you browse the world's largest collection of spy artifacts, ranging from the coded letters of Revolutionary War traitor Benedict Arnold and the KGB's nifty lipstick pistol to high-tech 21st century surveillance and intelligence gadgetry.

    Get in touch with your inner James Bond as you browse the world's largest collection of spy artifacts, ranging from the coded letters of Revolutionary War traitor Benedict Arnold and the KGB's nifty lipstick pistol to high-tech 21st century surveillance and intelligence gadgetry.

  • Smithsonian Castle

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    The oldest of the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, the Smithsonian Castle was built in 1855 and is home to a state-of-the-art visitors center with interactive 3-D maps detailing all of the Smithsonian Institution sites, including the museums, galleries and the National Zoo.

    The oldest of the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, the Smithsonian Castle was built in 1855 and is home to a state-of-the-art visitors center with interactive 3-D maps detailing all of the Smithsonian Institution sites, including the museums, galleries and the National Zoo.

  • National Mall

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    An expansive green lawn extending two miles from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is lined on both sides by 200-year-old American elm trees, Smithsonian Institution museums, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art and the U.S. Botanic Gardens.

    An expansive green lawn extending two miles from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is lined on both sides by 200-year-old American elm trees, Smithsonian Institution museums, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art and the U.S. Botanic Gardens.

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

interior at Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

This intimate, elegant and acoustically advanced venue is located in a beautifully restored 1930s Art Deco theater. Enjoy dinner and cocktails while taking in live jazz performances, comedy shows and more.

The Music Center at Strathmore

interior at Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

Boasting three world-class venues on 16 scenic acres, The Music Center at Strathmore is one of the Washington D.C., area’s premier destinations for performing and visual arts.

Georgetown

interior at Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

This leafy, cobblestoned neighborhood on the Potomac River is home to D.C.’s most fashionable boutiques, galleries and restaurants. It is the city’s oldest and wealthiest neighborhood and one of its most lively, with a nightlife scene that pulses deep into the next morning.

John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center

interior at Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

Situated on the banks of the Potomac River near Georgetown, the Kennedy Center is the nation’s capital’s premier center for the performing arts, hosting an array of concerts, plays, musicals and more throughout the year.

Washington Monument

interior at Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

Rising 555 feet and five inches above the National Mall, this gleaming white marble obelisk is one of the most iconic structures in the world. After the 70-second elevator ride to the top, you can enjoy stunning panoramic view of downtown D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

International Spy Museum

interior Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

Get in touch with your inner James Bond as you browse the world's largest collection of spy artifacts, ranging from the coded letters of Revolutionary War traitor Benedict Arnold and the KGB's nifty lipstick pistol to high-tech 21st century surveillance and intelligence gadgetry.

National Gallery of Art

interior Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

One of the most distinguished museums in the world, the National Gallery of Art preserves, protects and exhibits over 141,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Smithsonian Castle

interior Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

The oldest of the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, the Smithsonian Castle was built in 1855 and is home to a state-of-the-art visitors center with interactive 3-D maps detailing all of the Smithsonian Institution sites, including the museums, galleries and the National Zoo.

National Mall

interior Bethesda Court Hotel Bethesda

An expansive green lawn extending two miles from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is lined on both sides by 200-year-old American elm trees, Smithsonian Institution museums, the National Archives, the National Gallery of Art and the U.S. Botanic Gardens.

Bethesda Court Hotel

Bethesda Court Hotel

7740 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

(301) 656-2100

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