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12 Frightful Ways to Experience Halloween in Washington, DC

Looking for a creepily good time? The DC area has a wealth of Halloween activities for all ages and preferences. If you’re eager to do a little more than trick or treating to honor the spookiest of holidays, we’ve got plenty of options for you this month.

Halloween at The White House - Washington, DC
Paying Tribute: Veterans Day in Washington, DC

Many of the monuments and memorials in the nation’s capital honor servicemen and women, and the city’s museums are packed with important military history that sheds light on the immense sacrifices that American armed forces have made to protect this country. On Veterans Day, commemorations at said...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day - Washington, DC
Where to Find Pumpkin-Infused Treats This Fall in Washington, DC

Fall is pumpkin season, when local eateries and cafes outfit their treats with that classic flavor. As the leaves fall, journey to these DC spots that can satiate your sweet tooth while also bringing full-on pumpkin power.

Baked & Wired - Where to Find Pumpkin-Infused Treats This Fall in Washington, DC
Explorer-In-Chief: Marvel at DC with These Presidential Experiences

As you know, the President of the United States lives in Washington, DC. Now that the obvious has been stated, you should also know that the nation’s capital has many ways to engage with presidential history. Of course, you can always tour the White House , but we’ve detailed other attractions to...

@brandonmkopp - Visitor at the Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC
6 Reasons Why Washington, DC is a Sports Town

Fall is the best time to be a sports fan. Pennant races in Major League Baseball intensify as September draws to a close, leading to the powerful suspense of the postseason in October. The NFL season revs to life, regular seasons for the NHL and NBA start soon after and NCAA Basketball tips off as...

@curtkennedy - Washington Redskins Football Home Opener - FedExField
5 Tours Sure to Spook You in Washington, DC

You know you're truly scared when your knees begin to wobble and you can barely hold yourself up. Well, consider a fright-inducing walking ghost tour through DC the ultimate challenge. The following tours, many of which are year-round, will have you delightfully spooked as you attempt to walk from...

U.S. Capitol - Full Moon - Washington, DC
14 Places to Get Cozy in Washington, DC

If you’re not fortunate enough to have a fireplace at your home, or space for a bonfire in the backyard, no worries – the District has you covered. Numerous restaurants and bars have areas fit for kicking back, relaxing and shaking off the brr of fall and winter with fireplaces and heaters to go...

Blue Duck Tavern - Cozy Places to Eat in Washington, DC
Must-See Fall Arts & Culture Events in Washington, DC

With museum openings, theater season debuts and neighborhood festivals, this fall is one of the most action-packed times to experience the cultural side of the capital city. Check out the following rundown of openings, events, festivals, museum exhibits and performing arts. Historic Openings Grand...

All Things Go Fall Classic - Washington, DC
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: Fall in DC

DC’s appeal only grows as fall foliage starts to appear. Some of the city’s most gorgeous (and free-to-visit) locales become even more scenic as summer departs. We have laid out 10 can’t-miss spots in the District that will make you sing fall’s praises without requiring you to pay a cent.

Couple at the Tidal Basin - Fall in Washington, DC
10 Ways to Make the Most of Fall in Washington, DC

While spring and summer get much of the glory in Washington, DC, as the leaves turn shades of auburn and red the nation’s capital remains buzzing with so many sights to see and things to do. From witnessing the fall foliage on the National Mall to exploring lesser-known gems like the National...

Rowers on the Potomac River - Fall in Washington, DC