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20+ Adventurous Date Ideas in Washington, DC

Whether you've journeyed by car, Amtrak train or American Airlines , the nation’s capital is quite the place to have a date night or romantic getaway. From its renowned dining scene to its majestic monuments, memorials and museums to its world-class hotels , Washington, DC has everything that a...

Adventurous Date Ideas in Washington, DC
11 Beer Gardens to Try in Washington, DC

DC’s booming food and drinks scene is helping propel a buzzworthy beer community. Check out these open-air beer gardens offering suds, snacks and convivial settings for downing a cold one al fresco.

The Best Places to Eat on the Capitol Riverfront

After a decades-long hiatus, baseball returned to DC in 2006, as the Washington Nationals came to town after relocating from Montreal. By 2008, the city had a brand-new ballpark in the form of Nationals Park, which revitalized the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Now, there are numerous notable...

Diners at Osteria Morini on the Capitol Riverfront - Restaurants with outdoor dining in Washington, DC
The Best Places to Eat in Downtown DC

Downtown DC buzzes with activity all day long and well into the evening with its mix of sophisticated shopping, dining and cultural offerings. The neighborhood’s proximity to The White House has also made it a prime destination for politicos and tourists alike. For foodies, you’ll find everything...

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7 Ways to Fit in Like a Local

You don’t have to hire fake Secret Service agents to look like you belong in DC, even if your flight just landed yesterday. As sure as the Parisians tie their scarves just so, Washingtonians have certain habits, ways of speaking and quirks, and if you know a few of them in advance, you’ll feel...

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15 Farm-to-Table Restaurants to Check Out in Washington, DC

The word “locavore” (defined as, “one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible”) was added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary a few years back; it’s also a concept that rules at many Washington, DC restaurants. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of must-try spots that source what’s on...

Convivial - Shaw Neighborhood Restaurant - Washington, DC
14 Gay & Lesbian Bars to Check Out in Washington, DC

The diversity of DC’s gay population is growing by the day, resulting in a dynamic, exciting community with plenty of bars to choose from when it’s time to drink, dance and play. Read up on some of our favorites below.

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The Best Places to Eat in Penn Quarter & Chinatown

A cool collection of museums, theaters, restaurants, retail and the Verizon Center —which is home to the Washington Capitals, Wizards and Mystics when it’s not hosting an all-star lineup of concerts—make Penn Quarter and Chinatown one of the city’s most engaging entertainment districts. Celebrity...

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12 Places to Watch Football in Washington, DC

‘Tis football season, which means it’s time to cozy up to a bar rocking your favorite team’s colors, order up a brew and some apps and get to cheering (and shaking nervously during the biggest moment of the game). We have compiled 12 great spots that will only increase the pleasure of football-...

Penn Social - Places to Watch Football in Chinatown - Washington, DC
Dining Guide to Michelin Restaurants in Washington, DC

For roving gastronomes and travelers who revel in experiences centered on food, it’s time to reserve a table in the nation’s capital. The first edition of Washington, DC’s Michelin Guide is now available , and it’s brimming with starred restaurants, affordable hot spots and essential eating...

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