Shopping

Find the best shops, boutiques and more in Washington, DC.

14 Stylish Georgetown Shops for the Fashion-Obsessed

Georgetown may be DC’s oldest neighborhood, but its shopping scene has the hottest of-the-moment fashions around. We’ve gathered up more than a dozen must-stop shops for your day in this stylish 'hood.

Where to shop in Georgetown - Places to shop in Washington, DC
Where to Eat, Drink & Shop at NoMa’s Union Market

It’s a Sunday afternoon at NoMa’s Union Market , and a couple is slurping bivalves at Rappahannock Oyster Bar while, nearby, a mini-skirt wearing tween struggles to eat a taco while walking. Just across the way, there’s a line forming for either the beer, the bratwursts or both at Red Apron...

Union Market in NoMa - Food hall and shopping center in Washington, DC
8 Independent Charming Bookstores in Washington, DC

Regularly ranked as one of the most literate cities in the nation, Washington, DC finds its brain fuel from a variety of new and used bookstores. During your visit, pass on the ebook for a classic paperback or a first edition. Browse the shelves of these neighborhood nooks to find that one book you...

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Where to Shop at CityCenterDC

Fashionistas rejoice! CityCenterDC —an expansive, mixed-use development boasting boutique after boutique beckoning shoppers— has made Downtown DC the place to be when it comes to haute couture. The retail destination takes up several city blocks and features shops like Paul Stuart , Gucci, Hermès,...

Fall Installation at Palmer Alley in CityCenterDC - Where to Shop in Washington, DC
11 Places to Shop 'Til You Drop in Dupont Circle

Though neighboring Georgetown may get most of the hype when it comes to the shopping scene in Washington, DC, the pretty run of Connecticut Avenue that comprises Dupont Circle has its fair share of cute boutiques and stylish shops, too. Here are some of our favorite places to browse.

Dupont Circle - Washington, DC
20 Places to Eat, Shop & Play on 14th Street

Bars, restaurants, galleries, boutiques, coffee shops, music venues, vintage stores: the 14th Street scene has an experience for everyone. Locals and visitors throng to this exceptional streetscape for its endless allure and ceaseless excitement. Read up on the spots that make 14th Street buzz.

Outdoor Patio of the Pearl Dive on 14th Street in DC
12 Things to Do This Weekend in Washington, DC

Friday Summer Restaurant Week – Final Weekend Enjoy the District’s best eats with the summer edition of Restaurant Week, and make sure to read our full neighborhood breakdown . Foodies and deal hunters always swoon over the prix-fixe menus from a cast of DC’s best restaurants. Head over to the...

Washington Nationals fans cheering at baseball game - The best things to do this spring and summer in Washington, DC
15 Indie Boutiques for Fabulous Local Finds

In need of seasonal wear, or something new and fresh to impress your significant other? You’re in luck, because the shopping inventory in the nation’s capital goes well beyond the standard name brands. Read up on some of our favorite indie boutiques below.

Hu's Shoes & Hu's Wear - Shopping in Georgetown - Washington, DC
10+ Farmers' Markets You Should Visit in Washington, DC

There are plenty of farmers' markets in Washington, DC. Whether you are looking for local produce and fresh vegetables, handmade pastas and artisanal cheeses or prefer to catch a chef demo and score some samples, there’s something for everyone. Head into DC's neighborhoods and check out these great...

The best farmers' markets for fresh produce in Washington, DC - Freshfarm Market at H Street NE
Everything You Need to Know About DC's Downtown Holiday Market

Where is the Downtown Holiday Market? What’s nearby? Located at 8th and F Streets NW, the Downtown Holiday Market holds down the area in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery . At night, its bright lights bring Penn Quarter and Chinatown to life, providing a...

Holiday Shopping at the Downtown Holiday Market - Christmas and Holiday Market in Washington, DC