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Bladensburg, MD

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<h2>Waterside Wonderland in the Port Town of Bladensburg</h2><p>Ample waterfront property only seven miles from Washington, D.C. makes Bladensburg a great place to rent an apartment for those who want access to the city balanced with a bit of nature. Gaze out your apartment window at the sparkling water and drifting canoes of the Anacostia River, then hop on Highway 1 for a quick cruise into our nation's capital. There are plenty of parks, hiking trails, and outdoor excursions to please the nature lover, with the historical monuments and culture of D.C. waiting just a few miles southwest. You get the best of both worlds renting an apartment in this charming colonial port town.</p><h2>The Word on Bladensburg Apartment Pricing</h2><p>You'd think that renting an apartment so close to The White House might be a bit on the pricey side, but Bladensburg has apartments for rent at prices you're sure to find diplomatic.&nbsp; Use the apartment finder to check out all the options and to find the apartment that best suits your style and needs.</p><h2>Bladensburg is Your Entertainment Oyster</h2><p>Since you're thinking about renting an apartment in Bladensburg, you should know about the extensive options for entertainment. It's a great place for those who like to get outside and into the fresh air, with the Anacostia River running right through town. For the biking enthusiast, the paved Anacostia Tributary Trails wind along the small stream valleys that feed the larger Anacostia River, providing a perfect two-wheeled escape into the foliage. There are also plenty of hiking trails if you want to explore Maryland's green scene on foot. Wheaton Regional Park is full of trails to blaze, as well as activities like horseback riding, ice skating, and tennis at the athletic complex. The park's five acre Pine Lake is stocked full of several kinds of fish, sure to please any angler. Brookside Gardens is a must-see for the horticulturally inclined, with 50 acres of award-winning botanical displays and a butterfly exhibit, as well as a conservatory and educational programs. It's also a great place to simply spend a day relaxing and picnicking with the family. They even have a miniature train and carousel. Renting an apartment in Bladensburg will never get boring with everything the city has to offer. If you have a soft-spot for the environment, you'll be happy to know that ECO City Farms is nearby. This educational not-for-profit enterprise is a prototype for sustainable farming, working to create a sustainable food system within the Chesapeake foodshed.</p><h2>Bladensburg's Ancient Past</h2><p>Bladensburg is a place full of history, too. Travel back to the Cretaceous with Astrodon Johnstoni, the dino who was officially named the Maryland State Dinosaur after a wayward tooth was discovered in a mine in 1859. The Port O'Bladensburg was created forty-six years after the founding of Prince George&rsquo;s County to serve the expanding tobacco trade of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River.</p><h2>The Joys of Small Town Living Near the Nation's Capital</h2><p>Once you're settled in your apartment, you can get involved with the Bladensburg community by visiting the Town green, which hosts a range of festivals and events for Bladensburg locals to enjoy, complete with live bands, performers, and a host of food vendors. The Bladensburg Waterfront Park offers free boat rides, playgrounds for little ones, picnicking areas, and scenic water vistas. The Town of Bladensburg has so much to offer the apartment renter, why would you rent anywhere else? Don't forget, you're only a hop, skip, and a jump away from the metropolitan offerings of Washington D.C. Visit Honest Abe at the Lincoln Memorial, or check out the National Mall, which has often been the site of numerous large-scale political demonstrations. It houses the Washington Monument and Jefferson Pier. Find your high-brow entertainment at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which is home to the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, and the Washington Ballet. Renting an apartment in Bladensburg is practically like having our nation's capital as your backyard.</p>

Getting Around in Bladensburg, MD

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Bladensburg is:
30 to 34 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.79%
  • 16.82%
  • 2.96%