There are many playgrounds and greenspace that cater to those who are looking for outdoor activities. Residents are intellectually curious and engaged with local and national issues.
Residents are drawn by the neighborhood’s tree-lined streets and ample play space.
Deer and other wildlife often wander into back yards from neighboring Rock Creek Park, which provides easy access for bike rides, hiking, jogging and even horseback riding.
The commercial strip along Connecticut – affectionately called “The Avenue” – consists almost entirely of local businesses catering to residents.
When you want a change of scenery, nearby Cleveland Park and Friendship Heights provide a different pace and selection of restaurants and shopping, or you can drive through Rock Creek Park to an entirely different part of town. The nightlife in Chevy Chase is very sedate, but you’ll likely see neighbors entertaining at home or congregating at a few small restaurant bars.
The Avalon Theatre and other quaint businesses along The Avenue feel like a pleasant throwback to earlier days.
Some of the creative new establishments catering to the neighborhood’s good taste provide a comfortable home away from home.