- Our list of the best things to do in Bethesda, Maryland, features the top 626 nearby activities — including 223 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bethesda, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Bethesda, MD , followed by 599 popular activities in nearby cities, including Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring, Alexandria, Sterling, Columbia, Bowie, Chantilly, Fairfax, Laurel, Reston, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Potomac, McLean, Ashburn, Annandale, Springfield, College Park, Fort Washington, Herndon, Falls Church, Oxon Hill, Centreville, Greenbelt, Germantown, Lorton, Odenton, Olney, Woodbridge, Crofton, Severn, Clinton, Ellicott City, Hanover, Manassas, Elkridge, Wheaton, Mount Vernon, Leesburg, Glen Echo, Burke, Savage, Brandywine, Annapolis, Baltimore, Sandy Spring and Davidsonville
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Paint Nite 14405 Baltimore Avenue, Laurel, MD MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
93% 167 votes
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda, MD 20852 MoreLess Info
Strathmore gives a free tour of their place, and they don't charge for some events. Some artists who have performed here are Diana Krall, Joan Obsorne, Joan Rivers, Bill Engvall, and more.
94% 68 votes
4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 MoreLess Info
Imagination Stage is a local multi-disciplinary theater which hosts a wide range of entertaining performances by professional artists for children.
95% 104 votes
7400 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda, MD 20817 MoreLess Info
Cabin John Regional Park has a well-maintained 5-mile recreational hiking and biking trail. They also have a skating rink, campgrounds, picnic and playground areas, and outdoor tennis courts, among others.
81% 129 votes
7235 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 MoreLess Info
Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema is perfect for a more upscale movie-watching experience. With a full bar, refreshments, reserved seating and cozy reclining seats, you'll feel completely at home.
100% 17 votes
7243 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 MoreLess Info
A tasting room to enjoy with friends, Elite Event: Vino & Vinyl at Vino Volo is a laidback atmosphere with light menu options and a variety of wine. Guests can socialize with other wine enthusiasts while listening to music.
95% 38 votes
7400 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20815 MoreLess Info
Laugh Riot at the Hyatt is a live stand-up comedy show hosted at Hyaat Regency Bethesda Hotel featuring three different comedians. The 'non-com' participants are also invited to share the stage and compete for a cash prize.
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 MoreLess Info
The Round House Theatre is a small town local theater that is home to many local productions. Patrons have said that there is not a bad seat in the venue.
86% 22 votes
10900 Westlake Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817 MoreLess Info
With fresh water and a safe environment, Cabin John Dog Park is considered a top dog park. Open sunrise to sunset, patrons can allow their pets to go leashless and mingle with other dogs while socializing with other dog lovers.
86% 21 votes
10001 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD MoreLess Info
Stories of the Hebrew Bible are on display at the Ratner Museum. Sculptures, paintings and children's books are among the features, and visitors are encouraged to touch the art for a more hands-on experience.
69% 84 votes
7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 MoreLess Info
The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club is a small concert hall that that can seat up to 500 people. The facility has a 40-foot bar and lounge area and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.