Welcome to Silver Spring
Maryland's best tranquil and urban city
Silver Spring is a suburban city on the northern tip of Washington, D.C. This hidden gem treats residents and locals to all the fun and entertainment you can experience in an urban town, minus the congestion associated with city living. Silver Spring enjoys a quiet suburban atmosphere and plenty of green space.
What to Love
- Proximity to Washington D.C.
- Large green spaces for outdoor activities
- Popular dining options
- Easy commuting
- Vibrant art and culture scene
Silver Spring scores high on livability factors such as health, nightlife, and entertainment. The city has been ranked top among Maryland's best cities for young professionals. Silver Spring strives to provide a vibrant entertainment scene, and this ripple effect ensures the city can cater to different hobbies. Downtown Silver Spring is road-friendly for anyone cycling, scooting, or walking.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Silver Spring offers fantastic dining, shopping, and entertainment spots for every personality.
Downtown Silver Spring retail and restaurants such as Sushi Jin
offer the best in Japanese cuisine. The food is excellent and retains the unique and sumptuous Japanese taste. They also specialize in drinks such as Japanese beers and sakes, which you can enjoy with fresh sushi or steamed/fried shumai.
Craving Cuban or Latin classics? Head over to El Sapo Cuban Social Club
. This festive restaurant aims to replicate the Latin culture in Silver Spring through its food. Guests can enjoy the Clásico De Pescado or the Chupate Los Dedos.
Nestled at the heart of Rock Creek Shopping Center is Parkway Deli & Restaurant
, an old-school restaurant that serves sandwiches and the best of traditional fares. Its delicious dishes make Parkway a great dining place for locals and guests. They're open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day.
is a cozy restaurant in Silver Spring loved for its laid-back vibe and signature burgers. If you're looking for freshly prepared food served in a formal but casual setting, Zinnia is the best place to visit. You'll be amazed by their outdoor section, best suited for formal and informal events.
opened its doors to the public in 2018 and is an independent bookstore offering a diverse set of reads. Besides its extensive books collection, the bookstore has an online platform where you can access audiobooks. In addition, they have a fantastic collection of books suited for kids of all ages.
About to do home maintenance? Silver Spring Ace Hardware
is a family-owned business that provides housewares, garden tools, paint, plumbing, grilling, seasonal merchandise, and more. The store has received multiple accolades for its professional customer service and quality items.
Things to Do
Whether a visitor or resident, Silver Spring has a wealth of activities.
Silver Spring treats residents to its outdoor ice-skating event during winter. The Town Square Ice Arena is the perfect place to skate and socialize with friends.
Downtown Silver Spring is home to FreshFarm
farmers' market, which operates every Saturday year-round. Shop for your favorite farm products, including vegetables, fruits, and eggs, from over 40 farmers present in the market.
Pet lovers can take advantage of the 3.6-acre Ellsworth Urban Dog Park
. This location offers a playground, tennis courts, and a dog park with water fountains. The park is open from Monday to Sunday, from sunrise to sunset.
Ballet lovers will love Maryland Youth Ballet
, which offers professional ballet training. The center also provides adult classes for people interested in casual dancing. The instructors are professional, and the facility is well-maintained.
Are you dying to catch some action on the big screens? The Fillmore AFI Theater
is a historic cinema that hosts a series of film festivals, new and classic movies, and documentaries. The theater is spacious, classic, and charming, with comfortable seats for children and adults.