Including a visit to the hidden bar in the basement of a local doughnut shop.
Taste made-on-site delicious rum and whiskey on your trip to St. Michael's.
The Friendship Archway is a colorful sumbol of harmony that marks the entrance to Chinatown.
Including food tours that will have you stroll through a distinct neighborhood as you stuff your brain.
Whether you’re looking for Easter egg hunts at the White House in spring or Independence Day concerts at the Capitol in summer.
The National Building Museum and United States Botanic Garden are both a must.
From the zoo to concerts to major attractions to screenings—all completely gratis.
Heads up: the traffic circles are confusing and some streets change direction in rush hours.
The city has close to 60 miles of marked bike lanes and is building more by the day.
Find major streets, top museums and attractions.
With three airports serving the area, you'll need a guide. We're here to help.
Old-time classics have taken permanent spots in the city's formerly stodgy dining scene.
Sign up for Elizabeth's Gone Raw Friday-night-only affair: a 7-course, plant-based tasting menu.
From delicious tzatziki to delectable baklava and killer souvlaki, expect traditional Mediterranean food here.
As cute as a box of macarons, Chez Billy Sud delivers southern France on a plate.
DC’s mobile food vendors keep on truckin’, serving ever-more creative fare.
From Capitol Hill power-broker canteens like Ted’s Bulletin to chic Georgetown steakhouses.
At The Red Hen, most of the Italian-leaning dishes make a pit stop in the fire before hitting your plate.
From fabulously gimmicky destinations (including a "cocktail lab" by José Andrés) to ultra-old-school haunts shaking up solid classic drinks.
Get merry on sherry, swap recommendations with a master sommelier or unwind with a few bottles.
Number one: Brixton, a three-story lounge in Shaw overlooking the Washington Monument.
They’re grungy, run-down and even a little stinky—but that’s exactly why we love them. P.S.: many only accept cash.
From renowned local gems to more eclectic picks, these breweries produce some of the country's top suds and ales.
At Barmini, choose from a robust lineup of 100 cocktails at any given time.
Expect great atmospheres, killer bar snacks and mega-screens making sure you never miss a moment of the action.
From luxuriously historic lodgings to crisply contemporary boutique hotels.
The city is broken into four different quadrants that are made up of distinct neighborhoods.
It's true: what is perhaps the world’s most famous hotel, The Watergate Hotel, is relatively affordable.
Whether you prefer a lively neighborhood like Dupont Circle or a quieter one, like Capitol Hill.
Whether looking to expand your vinyl collection, learn how to play a new instrument or find that record you've been humming.
Washingtonians aren’t exactly known for flamboyant style—something you realize after moving to DC—but that doesn’t mean we lack fashion sense.
Embrace the Moulin Rouge-like ambiance at SAX, at the top of our list.
Including the national cultural center of the United States: the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Known as the home of Duke Ellington and Shirley Horn, among other illustrious jazzers, the capital has long had a thriving jazz scene.
Simplicity is key at Little Acre Flowers, which offers only two floral options: a vase arrangement and a hand-tied bouquet.
Although nicknamed "Hollywood for Ugly People," the capital delivers when in need of a cinematic escape from the ongoing political drama.
A vibrant art scene, craft bars and a restaurant scene equivalent to a gastro trip around the world.
Georgia’s capital and its largest city boasts historic sites like Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthplace.
This friendly Midwestern town is a hub of the best in the arts, culture and a budding food scene.
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Numerous Boston attractions and activities can lay claim as the best things to do in Boston; options run the gamut from top-notch eats at Boston’s best restaurants and cool treats at the best ice cream shops to engaging cultural offerings at world-class Boston museums.
With valley hikes, decent beaches and a glut of fresh seafood, Virginia makes a strong case for a visit.