Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. As an unincorporated area, Bethesda has no official boundaries. The United States Census Bureau defines a Census-Designated Place named Bethesda whose center is located at 38°59' North, 77°7' West.
Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the country, placing first in Forbes list of America's most educated small towns.
Important institutions located in Bethesda include the National Institutes of Health campus, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. Bethesda is also home to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, formerly referred to as Bethesda Naval Hospital (National Naval Medical Center, NNMC).
Parking in Bethesda
On-street meters have parking that is available Monday through Saturday from 9am - 10pm for $1.25 per hour. These short-term spaces are for downtown Bethesda customers who are planning to be in Bethesda for only one or two hours since the meters at these spaces are one and two hour meters. On-street parking is free on Sundays and Montgomery County holidays.
For longer term parking, please consider using one of Bethesda's many garages and surface lots. Downtown Bethesda has 16 strategically placed public garages and surface lots that put you within a short walking distance to your destination.
One may choose to park in a garage if the parking requirement is for more than just an hour or two. Parking Garages are highly suitable for both short and long term parking requirements.
Best Parking helps you choose the best suitable parking facility for off street parking via an interactive map. Most garages are suitable options for economical long term parking. You can choose by: