The Washington, DC Metro area has a variety of unique neighborhoods to call home. When moving to the DC area, it is hard to decide where to live with so many options. These niche DC, MD, and VA neighborhood guides give prospective neighbors quality insider information written from a local mom’s perspective.

Be sure to also check out the realtors who have sponsored these guides. They are experts for that neighborhood. We are grateful for their sponsorships which allow us to continue to bring resources like this to DC Area Moms!

Also, if you plan to visit one of these neighborhoods for the day, this is a wonderful resource to quickly highlight all of the top features of the neighborhood.

Stay tuned as we add new neighborhoods!! If you would like to see more neighborhoods added or would like to sponsor a neighborhood, please email us at info {at}

Washington, District of Columbia Neighborhoods

Brookland DC

DC MD and VA neighborhoods

Capitol Hill

Dupont/ Logan/ Kalorama DC

Georgetown DC

H Street, NE DC

Navy Yard DC

Petworth DC

Petworth dc neighborhood

Shaw/ U Street

Upper NW DC

Woodley Park NW DC

Cleveland Park Woodley Park Van Ness Neighborhood

Virginia Neighborhoods

Alexandria, VA

N. Arlington, VA

Fairfax, VA

clifton town park

Herndon/Reston, VA

Herndon Caboose

Maryland Neighborhoods

Bethesda, MD

DC MD and VA neighborhoods

Hyattsville, MD

Kensington/ Chevy Chase, MD

Rockville, MD

Silver Spring, MD

DC MD and VA neighborhoods

Takoma Park, MD

New to a DC, MD, and VA Neighborhood?

Moving to the Washington, DC area can feel overwhelming! The DC area is very transient, so know you are in good company. At DC Area Moms, one of our goals is to help make our big city feel a little more small. If you are new here, please head to a local park to meet moms, explore the outdoors, head to a museum, join a listserv (big here!), and explore all that this gorgeous area has to offer. Before long, you’ll have found your wings here! Please join us in our local events and our book club!

Are you a local mom and would like to meet moms in these DC, MD, and VA neighborhoods? Join a Neighborhood Community & Conversation Group here!

Are you interested in partnering with DC Area Moms to be featured in a guide? Contact us here!