Washington, DC needs no introduction, but it's worth getting to know. It may be the most powerful city in the world, but it also has a small city vibe. And whether you agree with everyone you meet, those who land here are all working to make the world a better place in the best way that they know how. Conversations are rarely trivial and trivia night is fierce. Lovers of our prior homes, New York City and Pittsburgh, we find DC to be the perfect compromise of culture and comfort.
Check out Lonely Planet's Guide to Washington, DC.
Our favorite things in the city and region:
- Capital Fringe
- Story District
- National Building Museum
- American Visionary Arts Museum
- Biking in DC
- Hiking in Shenandoah