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Suitland, MD

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Settled in the late 1600s, this small town has a long, rich, and wonderfully diverse history. Closely located to Washington, D.C., and a plethora of attractions, there is plenty to do in town if it is a relaxing weekend escape is what you are after. With several beautiful park spaces, a charming little restaurant scene, and a memorable museum dedicated to the nation's most celebrated airmen, you will enjoy meandering around town as much as you will visiting surrounding communities.

Getting Around in Suitland, MD

40
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"Car-Dependent"
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The average commuter time in Suitland is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.21%
  • 20.41%
  • 3.61%

Airmen Memorial Museu

Founded in 1988, the Airmen Memorial Museum dedicates itself to all of those airmen who made history and the ultimate sacrifice for their country as well as those who are currently enlisted. It features a carefully curated collection of photographs, artifacts, books, diaries, personnel records, letters, and anything else pertaining to the services rendered by airmen from across the country. The museum's timeline begins in 1907. Open Monday through Friday, this building houses an essential part of the nation's military history, and is definitely worth a visit for people who have an afternoon to spare.

Dining Out

In spite of its size, Suitland offers a number of great restaurant choices, contributing to the flavorful landscape of the region. With its proximity to Washington, D.C., you will find establishments like Silvestre Chicken have earned a hefty name for themselves. At Silvestre, patrons will find the freshest and most sumptuous rotisserie chicken anywhere in the state. Tackle your home-cooking cravings here, and enjoy feeling more like you are in someone's living room rather than a restaurant. If it is a no-fuss meal you happen to be after, Jiffy Shoppes has been serving the Suitland community for years with its menu featuring nostalgic diner-style favorites.

Neighborhood Parks

Luckily, the Suitland town center is surrounded by a number of parks and green spaces, a desirable feature of this up-and-coming residential-based town. There are also a number of recreational opportunities and amenities including basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, baseball, and football fields as well as walking trails. The Suitland Bog is a naturalized area complete with habitat-feeding areas and educational signage to give visitors insight into the various species that thrive here. There is also plenty of space for a leisurely afternoon picnic, and during the spring and summer months, there are plenty of festivals and community events that occur within the parks.