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Wisconsin Avenue is a major street located in Washington, D.C., and its Maryland suburbs, in the United States of America. This avenue begins in Georgetown at an intersection with K Street and ends after crossing into Montgomery County, Maryland. Wisconsin Avenue passes through the neighborhoods of Glover Park, Cathedral Heights, Cleveland Park, Tenleytown, and Friendship Heights.
Wisconsin Avenue in the Georgetown area is near the main Georgetown University campus, the Volta Bureau, and the embassies of France, Mongolia, Sweden, Thailand, and the Ukraine. This neighborhood is a popular high-end shopping and dining district. There are many buildings in Georgetown featuring executive suites. Just north of Bethesda, Maryland the thoroughfare Wisconsin Avenue has a name change to Rockville Pike, which is situated near the National Institutes of Health campus, the United States National Library of Medicine, and the National Naval Medical Center.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do around Wisconsin Avenue, including many sights in Georgetown, such as Dumbarton Oaks, the Old Stone House, the Exorcist Steps, and the C&O Canal. The City Tavern Club was built in 1796 and is the oldest commercial structure in the city, and the second oldest building after the Old Stone House. Georgetown Waterfront Park is a 10-acre National Park featuring an interactive fountain, water steps, green space, and walking/cycling paths. Dining options in Wisconsin Avenue include 2 Amys, Filomena Ristorante, Old Europe Restaurant, Guapo’s Restaurant, The Westchester, and Dancing Crab Restaurant. Cactus Cantina is a well-priced Mexican restaurant in the area serving fajitas that are said to be some of the best in town.
The nearest major airport to Wisconsin Avenue is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Washington, D.C. the airport is located 5 miles from this street. It is easy to get around the Wisconsin Avenue area by Metrobus, DC Circulator, or on foot. Tenleytown Metro station and Friendship Heights Metro station are both located along Wisconsin Avenue.