Area Attractions

Explore attractions and things to do near Washington, DC from Hyatt Regency Bethesda. Access the National Institutes of Health, just one stop away on the Red metro line. Catch events at Capital One Arena, visit landmarks and museums, or stop by upscale restaurants and shops in downtown DC, easily accessible by metro.

Hyatt Regency Bethesda

One Bethesda Metro Center (7400 Wisconsin Ave)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20814



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Things to Do in Bethesda

Downtown Bethesda

With more than 600 retailers and businesses, Bethesda offers a wide variety of recreation for sightseeing, shopping and entertainment. Relish the multicultural cuisine in more than 200 restaurants or shop in 80 home fashion shops, hair salons, boutiques, and art galleries.

Bethesda Row

Right around the corner from Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda Row sets the standard for shopping and dining entertainment with a mix of open-air boutiques, shops and restaurants that are far from ordinary.

Bethesda Farmers Markets

Enjoy fresh local produce even when away from home. The Bethesda, Maryland Farmers Marketings provide Bethesda, Chevy Chase, DC, and Potomac with best of the best products and a wonderful shopping and gathering experience for the community.

Capital Crescent Trail

Enjoy this paved hiker and biker tail connecting downtown Bethesda with Washington D.C. Offering a scenic route to downtown Bethesda and the nearby capital city, this paved trail winds its way past many attractions.

Things to Do in Washington DC

The White House

The official residence and principal work place of the president of the United States, the White House offers guided tours throughout the year.

Capitol Hill

Originally designed by William Thornton, the Capitol Building was ranked sixth on the List of America’s Favorite Architecture in 2007 (American Institute of Architects.) It is situated in Washington D.C. on top of Capitol Hill.


Discover boutique shopping, entertainment and dining options in a historical setting. Situated in Northwest Washington along the Potomac River, Georgetown was once frequented by President George Washington. Be sure to visit the Old Stone House, the oldest standing building in Washington, built in 1765.

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Enjoy musical and theatrical productions, National Symphony Orchestra, Jazz, Chamber performances and a wide variety of artistic and cultural events.

Things to Do in Northern Virginia

Mount Vernon

Tour the house and gardens where George Washington lived, played and worked. Mount Vernon historical site. View a presidential China collection and take the guided tour of the house and grounds.

Arlington, Virginia

Discover everything from Arlington National Cemetery to flea markets, garden shows, performing arts, historical sites, parades, festivals and of course, world-class shopping.

Shenandoah National Park

This national park features 40% nationally designated wilderness, spectacular vistas and miles of trails. Hike along the historical Appalachian Trail. Take advantage of tons of fun activities and learning experiences offered throughout the year.

Chesapeake Bay & CB Maritime Museum

The largest estuary in the United States, Chesapeake Bay lies off the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Maryland and Virginia. Thriving with exciting businesses, water sport opportunities and entertainment venues, the Chesapeake Bay area offers fun and exciting things to do for all ages.

Things to Do in Montgomery County

Black Rock Center for the Arts

This arts center invites you to “explore, experience, engage and excite through the arts” with a variety of year-round programs. Dedicated to making the arts central to the lives of local residents, the center offers classes, performing arts programs and exhibitions.

Clara Barton National Historic Site

Operated by the National Park Service, this historic site commemorates the life of Clara Barton. It was the first headquarters for the American Red Cross. Visit the historic site at 5801 Oxford Road in Glen Echo, Maryland.

Olney Theatre Center

Featuring an array of professional productions year-round, this is one of two state theaters in Maryland and is situated on 14 beautiful acres just north of Washington, D.C. Visit the website to see what performances may be scheduled during your visit to Hyatt Regency Bethesda.

Round House Theatre

With two locations – one in Silver Spring, MD and one in Bethesda, MD – Round House is one of the largest and most acclaimed professional theatre companies in the DC area. Enjoy any of nearly 200 theatrical performances each season.