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What is the best time to visit Washington DC?
Enjoy DC's fall colors with a visit from September to November. Bypass the crowds and the summer heat as the temperature cools to 15-27 degrees. Or make the most of the cool spring weather and blue skies with a trip between March and May.
What are the best restaurants in Washington DC?
Want the best Mexican cuisine in Washington DC? Maïz64 on 14th St NW gives you a sleek and stylish evening out with an authentic Mexican flavors. Be a-maiz-ed at this menu and try the grasshopper tacos! For the best Italian food, check out Carmine's Italian Restaurant in Washington DC. This large, popular eatery on E St NW has home-cooked South Italian eats that will feel like a warm hug. It's a celeb favorite too!
What are the most famous streets in Washington DC?
Oh, what the streets of Washington DC have seen! First, you'll want DC's most historic route: Pennsylvania Avenue. This famous strip connects the White House to the United States Capitol and is the city's main thoroughfare. Or live like a local at 14th Street Northwest where you'll find boutiques and independent eateries in the north of the city. For the best night out, head to U Street - Washington DC's home of jazz, cool bars and trendy cafes.
Where can I find a Washington DC bus tour?
You'll find plenty of big-name tour operators in the center of DC with many starting along Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Find a hop-on-hop-off tour, or book online for the best deals and hidden gems.
What are the best things to do near Washington DC?
Had your fill of history? Go wild at Anacostia Park. It's 1,200 acres of winding walks and green grass along the Anacostia River, right across the water from DC. Reach it by bus from the city center in under half an hour. Or hop across the nearest state line and make for Richmond, Virginia. DC's nearest state capital, Richmond is home to the Poe Museum and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts just to get you started.
Where are the top vegan restaurants in Washington DC?
Incredible vegan eats have arrived in DC. Hearty soulfood? Get all the wholesome grub at NuVegan Cafe near Howard University. Or push the boat out at elegant PLANTA. This Bethesda plant-based eatery is so chic, you'll impress all your friends with these carefully curated plates.
Where can I find Michelin-star restaurants in Washington DC?
Splash out in the city of VIPs and head to Métier. This contemporary French dining experience in Mt Vernon Square has a creative tasting menu that will leave you inspired (and sated). Book in advance as there is space for just 20 guests. Or for all-American cuisine with a fancy twist, go for Rooster And Owl uptown. You might just be surprised at the excellent prices of this award-winning menu.
How do I get to the National Mall in Washington DC?
Ahh, the National Mall - where history is made. From citizenM Washington DC Capitol hotel, walk less than half a mile up 4th St SW and you're right there. Coming from citizenM Washington DC NoMa hotel? Hop on the Red Line at NoMa-Gallaudet U New York Ave, travel 2 stops to Judiaciary Square then the National Mark is a short 8-minute walk away.
What are the free museums in Washington DC?
You'll be amazed to hear that all of the famous Smithsonian Museums... are free to enter! Yes, that includes the American History Museum, the Natural History Museum, and even Washington DC's National Zoo. Enjoy the National Gallery of Art and US Capitol Visitor Center as well - just make sure to book your free spot first. Even better, most of Washington's main museums and tourist attractions are within 2 miles of each other. Prepare to get your culture geekiness on!
Are there beaches near Washington DC?
Heck yes! Make for the golden sands of Sandy Point State Park. This beach lies just 50 mins from DC and is the perfect picnicking spot along Chesapeake Bay.