Things to do in Silver Spring, MD
Enjoy the many things to do in Silver Spring, MD at our hotel in the vibrant heart of downtown Silver Spring, MD. With a walkability score of 92%, we are steps away from downtown’s best local dining, entertainment, and shopping, so you can easily work, stay, and play.
Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel is also a mere seven miles from downtown Washington D.C., and just four miles from Bethesda, Maryland. Attend a nearby meeting or sightsee in D.C. and Bethesda. No matter how you choose to spend your time, you'll be located right in the middle of all the things to do in Silver Spring, MD.
Silver Spring Metro Stop: Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel is conveniently located 0.4 miles from the Silver Spring Metro stop. By taking the Metro, you can reach Washington D.C. in less than 30 minutes. This line stops at The Smithsonian, Amtrak Union Station, Chinatown, the National Zoo, and Dupont circle.
- AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
- MGM National Harbor
- The Fillmore
- United States Capitol
- Bethesda Row
- National Harbor
- Nationals Park
- Rock Creek Park
- The Lincoln Memorial
- The National Zoo
- The White House
- Arlington National Cemetery
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- National World War I Memorial
- National World War II Memorial
- The Washington Monument
- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
- Tomb of the Unknowns
- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- Red Line Silver Spring Metro Station
- American University
- Catholic University of America
- Georgetown University
- Howard University
How To Get Here
The Fillmore Silver Spring Theater
0.3 Miles Away
The Fillmore Silver Spring is a top entertainment venue in Montgomery County, MD. This 2,000 seat venue brings in diverse live music programming from some of the most influential artists in music. The Fillmore is located in downtown Silver Spring and is walking distance from our hotel. Learn More>>
The AFI Theatre and Cultural Center
Located inside the renovated 1930’s AFI Silver Theatre, The AFI Theatre and Cultural Center is dedicated to preserving films by exploring the relationship between cinema and culture. The center features not only two stadium theatres with daily movie screenings but also a full line-up of musical performances, discussion panels, film festivals, and other special events.
Downtown Silver Spring
0.3 miles away
Downtown Silver Spring provides an eclectic mix of dining, shopping, and entertainment in a vibrant atmosphere. Bring the whole family for a day of excitement. Don’t forget to see the mosaic tile steps and interactive fountain.
Rock Creek Park
3 miles away
In 1890, Rock Creek Park became one of the first federally managed parks. Today this space serves as a natural oasis within the heavily urbanized District of Columbia. Soothe your spirits with nature’s beauty as you discover these 1700 acres.
4.2 miles away
Shop ‘til you drop or sit down for a great meal at one of many local restaurants in Bethesda Row. We also recommend visiting the Bethesda Farmers Market, where you will find the freshest produce such as meats, dairy, seafood and bakery goods supplied by local farmers. You can also enjoy the many food and wine tastings, entertainment, specialty vendors, community events and Kids Club activities.
Smithsonian National Zoo
6.3 Miles Away
The Smithsonian National Zoological Park stretches over 163 acres and is one of the top attractions in the Washington D.C. area. The Zoo has over 2,000 different animals and almost 400 species, so you can truly explore the wild side. You won't want to miss the giant pandas, Tian Tian and Mei Xiang, important members of the Zoo's community. Learn More>>
The White House
7.3 Miles Away
The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
8.2 miles away
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. Come explore over 36,000 artifacts and interactive exhibits at the newest instalment of the Smithsonian Institution.
8.4 miles away
The Lincoln Memorial, located on the western end of the National Mall, was built in 1922 to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. The monument, visited by approximately six million tourists a year, has become a symbolic center for race relations.
9.6 Miles away
Since its opening in 2008, Nationals Park has been home to Washington D.C.’s baseball team the Washington Nationals. See a game and grab a hot dog, or maybe Shake Shack located in section 240.