About the Area

The flavor and excitement of Washington, DC are hallmarks of a world center. It is a beautiful city with famous national monuments, historical landmarks, museums, theaters, and the celebrated cherry blossoms - a national treasure. Washington is a vibrant national and international city where leaders and citizens from all over the world bring elements of their culture.

Capital dome with Flag Situated on the Potomac River, Washington is close to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Chesapeake Bay, and Atlantic Ocean beaches. Spectator sports fans can follow the Washington Redskins, the Washington Wizards and Mystics, the Capitals and our soccer teams, the DC United and the Washington Freedom. The Baltimore Orioles are just a short drive away, and the NCAA champion Maryland Terrapins also have an enthusiastic following.

Thousands of diverse neighborhoods are spread over Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District. Many NRL employees choose to live in suburban neighborhoods that are a short distance to the Laboratory.

See how you might balance your NRL career with a Washington area lifestyle. These links will get you started:

Arlington County, Virginia
Alexandria, Virginia
Fairfax County, Virginia
Loudoun County, Virginia
Prince William County, Virginia
Prince Georges County, Maryland
Montgomery County, Maryland
Calvert County, Maryland
Charles County ,Maryland
Washington DC Government site
Smithsonian Institute
National Park Service

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