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Kentlands: An Award-Winning, Neo-Traditional Community

Just north of DC, Kentlands is a community built on 352 acres of transformed farmland in Gaithersburg, Maryland, several miles west of Interstate 270.  Created in the 80s, Kentlands was conceived as a mixed-use, walkable community with a wide variety of housing options as well as three commercial areas and space reserved for parks and recreational activities.

Even if you aren't a resident of Kentlands, it's still a well-known restaurant destination, including these local favorites:

  • Bonefish Grill
  • Caspian House of Kabob
  • Columbian Breeze
  • Crepes A-Go-Go
  • Le Palais Restaurant
  • Main Street Cafe
  • Thai Tanium
  • Wine Harvest Cafe & Wine Bar

Popular boutiques and shops include:

  • Azalea
  • Dress Barn
  • Fashion Bug
  • Fleet Feet Sports
  • Payless Shoe Source
  • Rochelli's La Boutique
  • Hallmark
  • Color Me Mine
  • Kentlands Candles & Gifts
  • Whole Foods

Kentlands hosts a number of social and community events, including some of these upcoming happenings:

  • Acoustic Music Jams - August 27th from 6pm to 9pm
  • Summerfest - August 31st from 6pm to 8:30pm
  • Newcomers' Coffee - September 7th from 9:30am to 10:30am
  • Concert on the Lawn - September 21st from 6pm to 8pm

As an alternative to some of the busier DC suburbs, Kentlands provides a small-town feel with all of the conveniences and prestige associated with the Washington, DC area.

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