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Silver Spring Corporate Housing: Getting to Know the Area
Silver Spring is like home away from home, and if you have reason to be temporarily located in the Washington D.C. area, you might want to consider staying in Silver Spring corporate housing. Silver Spring lies just north of Metro D.C. and within the Beltway. It’s superb position gives residents and visiting temporary residents sufficient distance away from the hustle and bustle of downtown D.C. but at the same time is literally a stones throw away. A ten minute drive on 16th Ave from Silver Spring will take you into the heart of D.C. just half a mile from the infamous Dupont Circle.
Living away from home for an extended time, can be pretty monotonous, even if it is spent at a Silver Spring corporate apartment complex that luxurious and well designed. The idea is to make this a home away from home and settle in and become one of the locals. The unique thing about Silver Spring, MD is its proximity to Washington, D.C. and the fact that it’s within the 495 Beltway. So even if you are heading to Silver Spring for business here or if you are heading here for business in D.C., your social calendar is not going to be left empty. While you stay here, remember there is also plenty you can do in the capital.
Things to do in Silver Spring, MD
There are quite a few things to do in downtown Silver Spring. Setting aside the fact that Washington D.C. is ten minutes away, and that opens up the avalanche of things you could probably do, Silver Spring itself offers more than just a handful. From theatre performances to historical sites and art galleries to serene parks and eclectic shopping.
- Lumina Studio Theatre on Pershing Dr.: The theatre is one of the best experiences in Silver Spring. Well they all are, but this one's a favorite among patrons and theatre goers. There are five other theatres and choosing any one of these will result in a wonderful experience in contemporary theatrical performances. Try either Bonifant Theatre on 949 Bonifant St , Mont.Coll. at TP Black Box Theatre on Phila. & Chicago, Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center on 7995 Georgia Ave, Round House Theatre on 8641 Colesville Rd, or Round House Theatre Education Center on 925 Wayne Ave.
- Steven T. Hanks Art Gallery on Eastern Ave.: Steven Hanks is a gifted artist from a long line of artists. His work strikes a chord with people of distinctive style and eye for balance and color. There seems to be a number of artists in this small suburb aside from Mr. Hanks. When you are in Silver Spring do take a moment to visit him.
- Roadhouse Oldies on Silver Spring Ave.: If you are one of those that loves oldies, like Motown, or you feel good with James Brown, or you like daydreaming with Aretha Franklin, you have to stop by this place. They have every hit and album that you can think off and they will put your selection on a CD while you wait.
- Jesup Blair Park on Georgia Ave.: If you are into sports and fancy working out on your trips, then you will become familiar with Jesup Blair Park. They have two tennis courts, baseball and softball fields as well as a soccer field and a playground. It's a good way to get the heart pumping while you're in town.
- White Oak Duckpin Lanes on New Hampshire Ave.: Nothing beats heading over to the lanes and racking up a few goods strikes and spares. It's an unexpected thing to do but when you're away on business, living out of a suitcase for weeks, after some time just about the only thing you can do on a regular basis is go bowling. This place is a fantastic spot to do just that.
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Things to Do in Neighboring Washington D.C.
Being just ten minutes away by either Metro train or by car, Washington D.C. is a major attraction if you just want to take in the sites. Living in the city can be fun if you're just day for a day or two, but if you are going to be around for a few weeks then staying in Silver Spring is a better bet. However, that doesn't preclude popping into the city to enjoy some of the most revered historical sites in the country.
Silver Spring, MD is a gem within the Washington D.C beltway. It serves as a respite from the fast lanes of the capitol yet provides proximity to conduct business and enjoy some of the most distinguished feature of a major city. However, on it's own Silver Spring itself is grand in its own way. From a historical standpoint, Silver Spring has unparalleled lineage having being founded by Francis Preston Blair, a Jacksonian who played a major role in organizing the Republican Party. His mansion in Silver Spring still stands today and is of huge interest to those who cherish American history.
- Historical Landmarks of Washington D.C.: Everything from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol Building and Embassy Row are on magnificent display. The National Park Service has a detailed list of places that one could visit. Be sure to take lots of pictures, because this is a capital city like no other in the world, steeped in history and designed for power.
- Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.: The Smithsonian Institute is a Washington icon. It contains, within its abundant facilities, some of the most revered and historic collections, on exhibit anywhere. A trip to neighboring DC when you're living in Silver Spring is only complete when you visit the Smithsonian. Special favorites are the Air and Space Museum and the Natural History Museum.
- National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.: There are some stunning pieces here, with such artistic and historic significance. From Silver Spring, MD, it won't take more than 20 minutes to get here. It's well worth the drive, or if you like take the Metro train and a short cab ride to the museum. It's that convenient