Metro DC Area Information
The Washington Metro area is composed of the nation’s capital, northern Virginia and the lower parts of Maryland that surround DC. Some notable Metro communities just outside of Washington, DC include:
- Bethesda, MD
- Kensington, MD
- Chevy Chase, MD
- Silver Spring, MD
- Potomac, MD
- Arlington, VA
- Alexandria, VA
- Vienna, VA
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Things to Do in the Washington, DC Metro Area
Homebuyers are close to a spectacular range of entertainment and places of interest: monuments, theaters and museums in Washington; fine dining and boutiques in Chevy Chase and Bethesda, MD; horse farms in Potomac, MD; the historical landmarks in Arlington and Alexandria, VA.
In addition, the Washington, DC Metro is also home to plenty of outdoor spaces that include parks, golf clubs and country clubs in the area. Rock Creek Park, Kenwood Country Club, Columbia Country Club and the Rock Creek Golf Course are just a few such popular places.
Other places of note include:
- The National Institutes of Health
- Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
- American University
- Catholic University of America
- Howard University
Transportation in the DC Metro Area
Although DC is known for its traffic, most neighborhoods in the area have easy access to metro stations and public transportation. Most of the DC Metro area is surrounded by the Capital Beltway (I-495), and the Ronald Reagan National Airport is just south of Washington, in Arlington, VA.
Washington, DC Metro Home Prices
From affluent subdivisions, trendy condominiums and incredible estate homes, there is an impressive array of housing options within this diverse area. With the variety in housing comes a wide range in prices. In fact, it is not uncommon for many DC Metro homes to price over $1 million.
If you’ll be relocating here soon, take a look at Washington, DC Metro homes for sale today.