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Pros & Cons of Living in Bethesda, MD!

Bethesda Maryland is one of the most sought after places to live in Montgomery County. From its proximity to Washington D.C., to it’s high ranking public and private schools, Bethesda is a great choice! Here are my top Pros & Cons of Bethesda, MD!

Pros

Restaurants Bethesda

Has a plethora of different restaurants to choose from. Some of my favorites are Raku and Mon Ami Gabi, both located on Woodmont Avenue in downtown Bethesda. There is also Bethesda restaurant week where you can try different restaurants. Each restaurant will offer various courses and prices for their prix fixe menus. It’s a lot of fun! https://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/savor-bethesda

Outdoor Activities

check out the capital crescent trail which starts in Bethesda and goes right into Georgetown D.C. There is also a bike share in Bethesda so you can ride a bike or take a walk.   And don’t forget Rock Creek Park https://www.nps.gov/rocr/index.htm. There’s so much to do!

Location

Bethesda borders D.C. and has 2 metro stations, (Bethesda and NIH), that take you right into D.C. For a quick commute, you can’t beat Bethesda! 

Schools

Some of the highest ranking public and private schools are right here in Bethesda. Take a look at : https://www.greatschools.org/maryland/bethesda/

Weather

Here in Maryland, we get all four Seasons. Hot, balmy summers, gorgeous Fall and Spring and a bit of snow in the winter.

Jobs

NIH and Walter Reed are both located in Bethesda. Add that to the many government jobs in D.C., Bethesda is rocking it with employment.

Cons

Cost of Living

It’s expensive to live in Bethesda. Housing costs have gone way up and they were already super expensive. In fact, if you want to know more about the Cons of Bethesda, check out this video where I go through all of the downsides of living in Bethesda. “Avoid Bethesda”

Check out some of the more affordable Bethesda neighborhoods here:

We explore Wyngate, Ashburton, Bradmoor, Wildwood, Woodacres and Greenacres! 

Stay tuned for my top 5 Luxury Bethesda neighborhoods. The video is in my cue and will be coming soon. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel and smash that bell so you get notified when new videos come out every week!

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