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Guide to

Woodley Park / Cleveland Park

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What it's like

These side-by-side residential districts were once considered suburbs, linked to downtown Washington by streetcar. They're now lively residential districts whose tree-lined streets are flanked by friendly boutiques, coffee shops and sidewalk cafés featuring cuisines from around the world. To the east sits Rock Creek Park, a vast urban green space home to the Smithsonian's National Zoo.

These side-by-side residential districts were once considered suburbs, linked to downtown Washington by streetcar. They're now lively residential districts whose tree-lined streets are flanked by friendly boutiques, coffee shops and sidewalk cafés...
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Where to find it

Connecticut Avenue, north of Dupont Circle and east of Rock Creek Park.

Connecticut Avenue, north of Dupont Circle and east of Rock Creek Park.
What to do

Get to know the stone gargoyles (including one shaped like Darth Vader) carved into façade of the stunning Washington National Cathedral. Take the kids to see giant panda cub Tai Shan at the National Zoo. Feast on renowned Mediterranean fare at Lebanese Taverna. Marvel at Marjorie Merriweather Post’s impressive collection of Russian imperial art at Hillwood Museum & Gardens.

Get to know the stone gargoyles (including one shaped like Darth Vader) carved into façade of the stunning Washington National Cathedral. Take the kids to see giant panda cub Tai Shan at the National Zoo. Feast on renowned Mediterranean fare at...
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What's in a name
Woodley Park is named for Woodley Road, which marks its southern border. President Grover Cleveland kept a summer retreat in the residential neighborhood that bears his name, located north of Woodley Park.
How to get there
Take Metro to the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan or Cleveland Park stations. Or, hop on the Circulator’s Woodley Park –Adams Morgan-McPherson Square route.

Take Metro to the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan or Cleveland Park stations. Or, hop on the Circulator’s Woodley Park –Adams Morgan-McPherson Square route.

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With tree-lined streets, charming homes, fascinating attractions and easy access via bus and Metro, Woodley Park and Cleveland Park are easy to explore.Highlights include:The National Zoo, home to giant pandas Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and cub Tai...

With tree-lined streets, charming homes, fascinating attractions and easy access via bus and Metro, Woodley Park and Cleveland Park are easy to explore.

Highlights include:
The National Zoo, home to giant pandas Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and cub Tai Shan
Hillwood Museum & Gardens, the lavish former residence of Marjorie Merriweather Post
Washington National Cathedral, the second-largest in the country and the sixth-largest in the world
Rock Creek Park, a magnificent urban playground that's even larger than Central Park

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