Glen Echo is a very niche Bethesda neighborhood with roughly only 100 housing units. Many of the residences offset MacArthur Blvd- the conduit road to and from Washington, DC. The median sales price of homes in Glen Echo is higher than 99% of other neighborhoods in Maryland.
Positioned along the Potomac River, many homeowners revel in the serene privacy of their surrounding landscape. Many enjoy scenic views from their own yard. Nature enthusiasts from the surrounding area, including Northern Virginia can be found along its bike trails and on the Potomac.
Schools that serve Glen Echo include Bannockburn Elementary School, Pyle Middle, and Walt Whitman High. The town is famous for its Chautauqua cultural events and its old amusement park, the famous Glen Echo Park, now a U.S. National Park. It is rich in history and celebrated its centennial in 2004.