Silver Spring, Maryland's Burnt Mills Village neighborhood is situated along the Columbia Pike Highway - a thrumming thoroughfare that cuts through a placid, suburban community.
On weekends, you and your family can enjoy the seasonable weather at Wheaton Regional Park or Paint Branch Park. These scenic outdoor retreats are ideal places for the kids to run and play. If you want to get some exercise and cool off, there's the Martin Luther King Swim Center. There, you can do a few laps or play Marco Polo with the kids.
There's a ton of great eateries in the Burnt Village area that can be walked or driven to in a matter of minutes. Ledo Pizza, Little Caesars Pizza and a McDonalds, as well as a Dunkin' Donuts are all within the vicinity. If you're in a rush and want to grab a bite to eat in the morning before you head to work, there's the local breakfast joint, The Bagelry. To pick-up some snacks or beverages to stock the cabinets of your new kitchen, you can always stop at the Giant supermarket or the RiteAid on New Hampshire Avenue.
Traveling throughout your community will be easy to do with the convenient public transit system that runs right through Burnt Mills Village. For further ventures, you'll have ample access to a variety of highways like the Intercounty Connector as well as Interstate 495 and 95, which can usher you into the nearby city center of Washington D.C.
Parents can take comfort in the fact that their children will be receiving only the best education from the local Montgomery County public school system. There's Springbrook High School, which not only has a grade-A teaching staff, but a bevy of great extracurricular options to keep the kids busy after school. Also in the area is the National Labor College, which offers Bachelor's programs in labor education, labor safety and health and union leadership.
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