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Travel guides for Washington DC including things to do, day trips, where to stay, what to eat, festivals, holidays and packing lists!

30 Iconic Things to Do in Washington DC + Local Favorites You Can’t Miss

Entrance to Ben's Chili Bowl on U Street in Washington DC

There are so many things to do in Washington DC for all types of interests. Whether you’re local or visiting the nation’s capital, you’ll have plenty of options for free museums, top-tier galleries, fun outdoor activities, and so much more. You might also like our recommended day trips from DC to explore more while you’re […]

30 Fabulous Things to Do in Washington DC at Night: Fun Indoor & Outdoor Activities

Rooftops view of Georgetown in Washington DC at night

Planning an epic adventure to the nation’s capital city and looking for some after-dark excitement? From rooftop bars and cozy pubs to night tours and cultural attractions, our guide to things to do in Washington DC at night will take you through the activities and experiences you can enjoy after the sun sets. You can’t do […]

Washington DC Winter Fun: 28 Wonderfully Seasonal Things to Do

The National Christmas Tree lit up in Washington DC.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! What better gift to give yourself than a Washington DC winter trip? Winter is the perfect time for fun activities indoors; check out our suggestions for enjoying Washington DC at night for even more indoor suggestions. You might also like our guide to the most iconic things to […]

17 Spooky Washington DC Ghost Tours

Lincoln Memorial at night in Washington DC.

Discover the nation’s capital through its haunting history, local legends, and paranormal activities during the following Washington DC ghost tours. From family-friendly excursions to after-dark adventures for adults that provide an eerie take on D.C., we’ve got you covered – whether you are a skeptic or supernatural believer! You can also combine these tours with […]

59 Ideas for Day Dates & Date Night in DC: Fun, Free, & Special Occasion Ideas

Love street art in Blagden Alley in Washington DC

Looking for some new ideas for date night in DC? Change things up with some fun suggestions or enjoy a romantic evening for a special celebration. You don’t need to splash out to have a great date here; DC has tons of free things to do! For more general ideas, check out our recommended things […]

Washington DC St. Patrick’s Day Events and Celebrations

Front entry to The Dubliner Irish pub in Washington DC near Union Station

It’s time to wear your green and enjoy all the fun DC St. Patrick’s Day events! With a wide variety of Irish pubs, events, and historical spots to check out, visitors and locals of all ages can enjoy the celebrations on this fun and festive day in the nation’s capital. In DC, you won’t find […]

Your Guide to Seeing Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC to Plan the Perfect Trip

US Capitol building Washington DC in spring

Seeing the cherry blossoms in Washington DC is a bucket list trip for many. For those who are lucky enough to live nearby, it’s an annual event that even the most jaded of DCists can’t help but enjoy. The beauty of these white and pink blossoms around the Tidal Basin lifts the spirits and reignites […]

12 Best Day Trips from Washington DC: Where to Go, How to Get There, & What to Do

Various lunch plates from Sumac restaurant at Pen Druid Brewing in Sperryville Virginia

Visiting the nation’s capital soon? Its strategic location makes it so easy to take a wide variety of fun and interesting day trips from Washington DC, so you can enjoy the city and get out to see even more! Whether you’re looking for history, wineries, beautiful scenery, or just a different day out, there are […]

Washington DC in the Fall: Pumpkin Festivals, Foliage, Haunted Pub Crawls, & More

Long view of the Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool in Washington DC in fall

Washington DC in the fall is a show-stopper! While the Mall and monuments are always picture-perfect, their white marble really pops against the vibrant fall colors as the leaves change. But beyond the pretty views and photo opportunities, DC is full of spooky stories to share that are timely for an autumn visit. You might […]

14 Stop East Coast Road Trip – Portland to Miami

Sandy road at Kitty Hawk North Carolina from front window screen

The most exhilarating way to capture all the beautiful sights the United States has to offer is by hitting up an epic once-in-a-lifetime east coast road trip. Traveling by road provides the most empowering steps towards self-development. When you embark on a mighty east coast drive, you take a journey into yourself to awaken a […]