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Bethesda is a splendid town located in the state of Maryland, more exactly in Montgomery County. Bethesda is situated north-west of Washington D.C., but it is a census designated place, which means that it is not incorporated, as it lacks separate municipal government. Nevertheless, there are many great things about Bethesda, which make it a wonderful area to live in. A particularly interesting fact about Bethesda is that in 2009, Forbes Magazine designated it as the most educated small town in the United States.
Then, the same magazine ranked Bethesda as the second most livable city in America. The website CNNMoney.com listed Bethesda first on the top-earning American towns list. Bethesda has a population of nearly 61.000, according to the 2010 census. Nevertheless, Bethesda is filled with tourists all year long, who come here to enjoy the numerous leisure and cultural possibilities that the town lays down at their service.
Top Attractions within Bethesda
The Bethesda Meeting House is the place that Bethesda got its name from. This historic church was founded in 1850, so it is one of the oldest buildings in Bethesda. The property includes the meeting house and the parsonage. In 1977, the complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Bethesda Row is the main commercial area of the region. It includes the downtown region of Bethesda, where you can find a wide array of stores, a cinema, and numerous restaurants. Among the most famous brands who retail here we can recall Barnes and Noble, and Apple. In 2008, an extension of Bethesda Row was inaugurated, this is Bethesda Lane.
The Capital Crescent Trail, also known as the Georgetown Branch Trail, is the most heavily used rail trail in America. Every year, more than 1 million people use the trail, by means of walking, jogging, cycling or rollerblading. In 2006, the trail was listed by The Project for Public Spaces as one of the 21 great places which show how transportation can animate a community, so it is an attraction not to be missed.