The mornings are turning crisp, the leaves are tinted golden, and you can almost taste the cinnamon and pumpkin flavored pastries on display at your favorite coffee shop. As sweater weather begins and we transition from summer to autumn, Old Town Alexandria embraces more than just the change in weather. With charming brick homes framed by auburn and amber colored trees, the city itself seems like it was designed for the season.
As one of the most renowned communities in the DC metro area, Bethesda, MD is known for its eclectic mix of restaurants, extensive boutique and retail shopping, vibrant downtown, and variety of fun outdoor activities. Not only does Bethesda have so much to offer in terms of entertainment, but it offers its residents close proximity to the nation's capital as well as a variety of transportation options.
Bordering both Maryland and DC, Chevy Chase, MD offers residents the unique benefit of being situated between the two. The result is a mix of quiet and quaint suburban living with the urban opportunities and amenities of city living.
Did you know Rockville, MD was voted one of the nation's top places to live and also one of the happiest? It's easy to see why with its variety of outdoor activities, professional job opportunities, hundreds of retail and dining options, and beautiful parks. To learn more about the city and everything it has to offer, check out our brand new neighborhood guide, highlighting locals' favorite things to do and what they love about the city.
As the D.C. region prepares to welcome Amazon and all that it promises, those relocating to the area should seriously consider making their new home in Old Town Alexandria. Rooted in American history, Old Town boasts an ideal mix of authentic architecture and storybook streets with a thriving business and retail district including some of the region's favorite dining spots. Situated right on the Potomac River, and named fourth in Condé Nast Traveler's Best Cities in the U.S. Readers' Choice Awards, Old Town has long been considered one of the most desirable places to call home. Here are 5 of the top reasons why we think Old Town Alexandria is one of the best places to live.
The Art League's annual Patrons' Show returns to the delight of Old Town art enthusiasts on Sunday, February 17. Described as part block party, part fundraiser, The Patrons' Show is a unique opportunity to view and purchase locally made art, while supporting a great cause. This year marks the 51st anniversary of The Patrons' Show and EYA is proud to sponsor of the event.