Glen Echo Activities

TripWhat's travel guide to Glen Echo; our list of the best attractions, including Clara Barton National Historic Site, The National Institutes of Health and Max Rodeo.
  • The best activities in Glen Echo: Clara Barton National Historic Site

    Clara Barton National Historic Site

    5801 Oxford Rd
    10AM-4PM daily, tours on the hour. Free. See where Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, lived the last 15 years of her life.
    food nearby
  • The National Institutes of Health

    The National Institutes of Health

    9000 Rockville Pike
    The mammoth collection of buildings housing the majority of the nation's government bio-research. Admission of non-employees to the grounds requires a security screening (since the 9/11 attacks and the later anthrax mailings, there have been worries about the security of the bio-weapons research programs here).
    eat nearby
  • Max Rodeo

    celebrated 25th year in 2004
    Grounds located at Main Street and Sixth Avenue. Tel: (701) 722-3918
    restaurants nearby
  • The Chain Bridge

    The Chain Bridge

    Chain Bridge Rd, NW & Canal Rd, NW
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of activities in Glen Echo uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.