Wheaton / Kensington


Explore the diverse palate of Wheaton through authentic restaurants like Los Chorros. For dessert, Yummy in My Tummy offers homemade tropical ice cream in unique, international flavors like Soursop, Lychee, and Guinness Beer.


The award-winning botanical gardens at Brookside Gardens allow visitors to tour 50-acres of public garden displays, including two conservatories for year-round enjoyment. The Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit is available throughout the summer and features hundreds of butterflies from around the world, and the annual Garden of Lights is a must-see during the holidays.


Breathe in the shopping experience of Kensington’s Antique Row. The variety of antique shops and vintage bookstores perfectly exemplify why the area is known as the DC metropolitan area’s largest and oldest antique center.


Pamper yourself with an afternoon of acupuncture, facials, massages, and manicures throughout Kensington, and then head over to Westfield Wheaton for a luxury movie experience of reclining lounge chairs and buttered popcorn.