Best of Bethesda 2013 - Garrett Park

Homes & Neighborhoods

Neighborhood with the Most Charm (Editors' Picks)

Garrett Park

Photo by Heather Victoria

Between the towering trees (the town designated itself an arboretum in 1977) and the rows of two-story, gingerbread-trim Victorian homes, it doesn’t get much more charming than the tiny, historic town of Garrett Park. Even the town hall is a historic chapel. Located west of Kensington along the B&O Railroad line, Garrett Park has such traditions as an October pumpkin-carving, a winter holiday sing-along and an August crab feast, all of which make it easy for residents to form lasting connections with their neighbors.


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