Discover The District – Washington DC
A visit to the Nation's Capitol includes artistic neighborhoods, interesting events, and an array of fine dining. With so much to see, do and eat planning to travel to Washington DC can be a little daunting, but armed with these tips you can make your first trip to Washington DC one to remember.
- Hirshhorn Museum - The Hirshhorn is the national museum of modern and contemporary art, exploring the art and ideas of our time. Committed to sharing the power of art—to bring people together, to offer inspiration, to respond to history in real time—with everyone, for free.
- The REACH at the Kennedy Center - See a calendar of events and things you can do every day at The REACH at the Kennedy Center -- a living theater where diverse art forms, and one of the nation’s most interactive and inspiring arts & culture destinations,
- A Tour Of Her Own - The first tourism company in Washington, D.C. to focus exclusively on women’s history, A Tour Of Her Own specializes in women’s history tours, special events, consulting, and virtual experiences.
- ARTECHOUSE - ARTECHOUSE is the nation's first innovative art organization dedicated to connecting audience to art and pushing the limits of creative innovation at the intersection or art, science and technology.
- Moi Moi - A Southern American Restaurant with West African flare Is Opening in Downtown DC, Chef Howsoon Cham brings flavors from his Gambian roots to the upscale dining room of Moi Moi.
- The Henri - The Henri is a modern bistro featuring communal and private dining spaces located in the heart of Downtown Washington, DC.
- Moon Rabbit - Moon Rabbit brings modern Vietnamese cuisine that evokes memory, honors history, references globally inspired techniques and spotlights reinterpreted takes on regional Vietnamese dishes to the vibrant waterfront dining scene.
- L'Ardente - Located in the diplomatic corner of Washington DC, L'Ardente reflects the glorious contrasts of Italy itself: haute yet simple; glam yet rustic; indulgent yet restrained.
WELLNESS + FITNESS
- VIDA Fitness - A premier health & wellness facility. A comprehensive class schedule, personal training options, and nutrition options make these fitness centers beloved by locals and visitors alike.
- Rumble Boxing - Get ready to sweat, with RUMBLE. Combining the sweet science of boxing with the transformative power of strength training, RUMBLE is a A-List favorite and fitness lovers' dream.
- District Running Collective - Find inspiration through collaboration with the District Running Collective. A dedicated group open to all level of runners, this community builds around a common goal: pushing past perceived limits.
- Center for Mindful Living - A peaceful sanctuary in the midst of the District, the Center for Mindful Living offers a variety of meditation classes and special events, related to the practice of mindfulness, healthy living, kindness, and community. Walk-ins welcome!
- DC Mural Tours - DC is a city of a thousand murals, and each and every one has a unique and compelling story. Hear firsthand from knowledgeable guides, as they weave you in and out through the ever-changing NoMa and Union Market neighborhoods, while exploring some of the city's most brightest pieces of art.
- Picnic at National Arboretum - Whether visiting by yourself, or with friends, the National Arboretum offers a magical, nature-filled respite from the hubbub of the city. Discover a stunning collection of plants, gardens, and botanical exhibits, perfect for sightseeing. Grab a few delicacies from a local market, and enjoy an afternoon on the Arboretum's massive central field taking in the sunshine.
- Street Festivals - There's no shortage of street festivals and celebrations in Washington, DC. Live like a local by visiting one of the premier festivals throughout the year - from the dizzying array of food options at the H Street Festival, celebrating global cultures at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, or browsing local art at Adams Morgan Day!
- Jazz In The Garden - Our Insider Tip for DC's "Jazz In The Garden" Summer Series? Get there early! Presented inside the Sculpture Garden, outside the National Gallery of Art, this popular free summer series showcases blues, jazz, and more to a diverse crowd. Grab a pitcher of sangria, find a shady spot on a bench, and allow yourself to be lost in the music.