Hotels in Bethesda, Maryland

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Bethesda overview

You can easily spend a relaxing day in Bethesda visiting Glen Echo Park and Cabin John Regional Park. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Madonna of the Trail Statue and Consumer Product Safety Commission. Bethesda is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Bethesda

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bethesda has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Bethesda with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Bethesda hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Bethesda hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Bethesda

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from downtown Bethesda. Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 19.1 mi (30.8 km) away.

Metro stations include:
  • • Bethesda Center Station
  • • Medical Center Station
  • • Grosvenor Station

What to see around Bethesda

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Adventure Theatre
  • • Ratner Museum
  • • Strathmore
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Glen Echo Park
  • • Cabin John Regional Park
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Madonna of the Trail Statue
  • • Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • • National Institute of Health Campus
  • • Clara Barton National Historic Site
  • • Burning Tree Country Club

When to visit Bethesda

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 61°F day, 28°F night
  • • April-June: 88°F day, 42°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 57°F night
  • • October-December: 74°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.98 inches
  • • April-June: 10.83 inches
  • • July-September: 10.35 inches
  • • October-December: 9.61 inches