WELCOME TO DC
WELCOME TO DC
Washington, DC is more than just the nation’s capital— it’s a vibrant and welcoming place to call home.
Bordered by Maryland to the north, east, and west, and Virginia to the southern shore of the Potomac River, Washington, DC is an amalgam of myriad cultures and walks of life. You will find commuters, tourists, students, and many more. Each neighborhood has its own feel and unique history.
Georgetown, the oldest neighborhood in DC, brings together shopping and history at the confluence of the Potomac River and Rock Creek. Go for a spot of shopping on M Street for big names like Lululemon, Calvin Klein, DSW, and Nike. Brunch at Farmers Fishers Bakers for farm-to-table fare with a view of the Potomac River or sip on a hand-crafted cocktail at the chic Chez Billy Sud. If you’re feeling sporty, throw on a pair of tennis shoes and take a jog down the scenic C&O Canal.
Adams-Morgan, located in Northwest DC, is a lively neighborhood with activities for all ages. Grab a coffee and a pastry for an afternoon of reading in the trendy coffeeshop Tryst. On rainy days, pull up a stool at the minimalist Sakuramen to slurp up a bowl of ramen soup. When the sun sets visit nightlife staples like Madam’s Organ for a night out or opt for the more low-key and Michelin star recipient Tail Up Goat.
Explore the enchanting Meridian Hill Park in neighboring Columbia Heights neighborhood where you will find families, artists, musicians, and patrons of all ages peacefully enjoying the afternoon sun. Stroll through the historic Shaw neighborhood where you can gaze at gorgeous townhomes or enjoy the goods and services of a multitude of small businesses. Look no further than Dupont Circle for its weekly Dupont Circle Farmer’s market that is a year-round neighborhood fixture where you can be sure to find delights like homemade pasta, locally sourced meats and dairy, international baked goods, and the freshest produce.
Being situated in the nation’s capital has its perks, such as access to numerous museums, galleries, monuments, and historical sites. Take a trip to the Tidal Basin to partake in the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at your leisure, view priceless art and artifacts at the many Smithsonian museums, or run the steps of the Lincoln Memorial for a more scenic workout.
Whatever your interests may be, there are endless ways to explore them living in Washington, DC.
DC offers a metro, buses, zipcars, bike lanes, bike share and much more.
Northwest is located north of the National Mall. Neighborhoods include Foggy Bottom, West End, Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle and Logan Circle. A great location to metro lines and boasts a TransitScore of 90 and a BikeScore of 90.
Northeast is located north of East Capitol Street and east of North Capitol Street. Neighborhoods include Brentwood, Brookland, Ivy City, Marshall Heights, NoMa, Pleasant Hill, Stanton Park, Edgewood, and Woodridge, as well as much of Capitol Hill.
The Eastern Market neighborhood is located in Southeast, DC. It is extremely walkable with a WalkScore of 96. Eastern Market offers excellent public transport with a TransitScore of 82, & is a biker’s paradise with a BikeScore of 96.
Southwest has excellent public transportation with a TransitScore of 87 and a BikeScore of 82.