Shopping

Shopping: Browse the shops, boutiques and malls of DC.

Penn Quarter & Chinatown By Day & By Night

Venture into Penn Quarter & Chinatown and you’ll encounter a vibrant urban hub. Don’t be surprised when you step off the Metro and encounter a 60-foot high Chinese archway and bright neon lights. Visitors should expect plenty of foot traffic, elaborately dressed storefronts and energy-filled...

Chinatown Arch - 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
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 Georgetown.

9 Things to See & Do in Upper Northwest

Upper Northwest is where Washingtonians live and play. Leafy, livable neighborhoods including Glover Park, Tenleytown and Friendship Heights offer both tourist attractions like the National Cathedral and lures like bars, restaurants and shopping.

Washington National Cathedral Exterior
10 Things to See & Do in Adams Morgan

The diverse neighborhood of Adams Morgan is centered at the intersection of Columbia Road and 18th Street, an independent streak a mile long full of restaurants, bars, shopping and more. The area might be less than 5 square miles, but there’s a lot for you to explore.

Colorful Storefronts in Adams Morgan Neighborhood
Never-Ending Excitement 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.

View of 14th Street NW - Washington, DC - Credit The Harper
8 Farmers’ Markets You Should Visit in Washington, DC

Did you know there are about 200 farmers' markets in and around Washington, DC? Whether you are looking for local vegetables or prefer to catch a chef demo and score some samples, there’s something for everyone.

Farmers' Market Fresh Tomatoes - Washington, DC
11 Things to Do This Weekend in Washington, DC

Friday ‘Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors’ One of the most highly anticipated DC experiences of the year begins at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden this week. Yayoi Kusama is one of the world’s greatest artists, a Japanese woman who specializes in immersive art. Her mirror rooms, large-scale...

Events & Festivals in Washington, DC - Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors Exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum
What Do I Need to Know About the Downtown Holiday Market?

Where is the Market? What’s nearby? Located at 8th and F Streets NW in downtown DC, 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 to life, providing a holiday spark to...

Downtown Holiday Market - Winter Holidays in Washington, DC
Discover Eastern Market’s Sights, Smells & Sounds

Nestled in the heart of historic Capitol Hill just north of Barracks Row, Eastern Market is a must-visit for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food and drink, and arts and crafts lovers. Designed to serve as the neighborhood town center, this popular community hub has attracted an eclectic group of...

Eastern Market - Things to Do and Places to Eat in Washington, DC