Glen Echo Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Glen Echo; our list of the best things to see, including Clara Barton National Historic Site, The National Institutes of Health and Max Rodeo.
  • The best place 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
  • Tachibana


    6715 Lowell Ave
    Authentic Sushi & Japanese Restaurant in McLean,VA. Just minutes from Tyson's corner.Visit TACHIBANA's web site
  • Redwood Restaurant and Bar

    Redwood Restaurant and Bar

    7121 Bethesda Ave
    We are an independent, locally owned restaurant that showcases a seasonal menu featuring the best mid-Atlantic ingredients available. Our produce, cheese, meat, and seafood is naturally-raised, organic, or sustainable whenever possible.
  • Evo Bistro

    Evo Bistro

    1313 Old Chain Bridge Rd
    Unpretentious with a relaxed ambiance, Evo Bistro offers a wine tasting bar paired with French, Italian, Spanish, and Mediterranean tapas. Evo Bistro is also a retail wine shop.
  • Bethesda Crab House

    4958 Bethesda Ave
    $20-40; all-you-can-eat crab feast: $35/person. What better reason to cross the District line into Maryland than a Maryland crab feast! This is not a nice restaurant, it is a crab shack that somehow made its way into Bethesda, with the brown paper on the table, buckets of crabs, tons of Old Bay seasoning, and a lot of messy patrons.
  • Sweetleaf


    1359 Chainbridge Road
    Serving the Community with Fresh Salads, Toasted Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, Bake Goods and Coffee
  • Rocco's Italian Restaurant

    Rocco's Italian Restaurant

    1357 Chain Bridge Rd
    Fairfax County Italian Family Restaurant Catering Available (703) 821-3736 – Roccos Italian Restaurant – Located at 1357 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22101. Fine Italian cuisine -Serving the best food for lunch, and dinner - food for rehearsal dinners, catering, private parties, good, best, top, local, Northern Virginia’s best Italian restaurant, located near Fairfax, Falls Church, Alexandria, Centreville, Tyson’s Corner, Fairfax, Chantilly, Clifton, Herndon, Burke, Oakton, Springfield, Virginia Va
  • Ichiban Sushi

    6821 Old Dominion Dr
  • Chicken Out Rotisserie

    Chicken Out Rotisserie

    1443a Chain Bridge Rd
    Click here for On Line Ordering
  • Bowlmor Lanes

    Bowlmor Lanes

    5353 Westbard Ave
    M 5PM-2AM, Tu-Th 5PM-midnight, F-Sa 11AM-2AM, Su 11AM-11:30PM. $26-36/lane per hour, Monday special: $9 all-you-can-bowl 9PM-close. A big, 34-lane upscale bowling alley with two large and popular bars.
  • Miyagi


    6719 Curran St
  • DC Boat House

    5441 Macarthur Blvd NW
  • Pasa Thai

    1315 Old Chain Bridge Rd
  • Le Vieux Logis

    Le Vieux Logis

    7925 Old Georgetown Rd
  • Madison Deli

    1320 Old Chain Bridge Rd
  • Lilit Cafe

    Lilit Cafe

    7921 Old Georgetown Rd
  • Praline Bakery & Bistro

    Praline Bakery & Bistro

    4611 Sangamore Rd
    | Authentic French bakery and bistro.
  • Listrani's Italian Gourmet & Pizzeria

    Listrani's Italian Gourmet & Pizzeria

    6808 Old Dominion Dr
    A quaint sit down and take out eatery in downtown McLean, Listrani’s has been serving Italian inspired dishes since 2002. Listrani’s McLean was voted “Best Pizza in Washington” and “One of the 20 Best Carry-Out” by the readers of the Washingtonian magazine.
  • The Chain Bridge

    The Chain Bridge

    Chain Bridge Rd, NW & Canal Rd, NW
  • Yirasai


    5110 Ridgefield Rd
  • Kazan


    6813 Redmond Dr
  • Georgetown Bagelry

    Georgetown Bagelry

    5227 River Road
    Georgetown Bagelry, the first and finest bagel bakery in Washington DC is now located in Bethesda, MD serving Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. We are a gourmet bagel shop offering plain bagels, poppy bagels, sesame bagels, cinnamon raisin bagels, whole wheat bagels, everything bagels along with bagel sandwiches, bagel burgers, catering and wholesale services. Online Ordering also available.
  • Cafe Taj

    1379 Beverly Rd
  • Chesapeake Bagel Bakery

    6815 Old Dominion Dr
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Glen Echo uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.