Washington DC

Exploring Washington, D.C., offers a unique opportunity to delve into American history, culture, and democracy, with countless attractions, museums, and landmarks waiting to be discovered.

26 of the Best Road Trips from DC

One of the best things about DC is being close to mountains, oceans, major cities, cute towns… pretty much you can drive to any type of destination in 8 hours or less! This means that there are so many amazing road trips from DC that you can take.In this post, I’ll outline...

24 Non-Touristy Things to Do in DC

As a local for the last 8 years, let me tell you – there’s A LOT to do in DC beyond the National Mall. I’m continually surprised by how much there is to do in the city beyond the immediate downtown area. Below are some fun and non-touristy things to do in DC.This list is full of hidden...

Outdoor Hidden Gems in DC

As a local, I’m still discovering more that DC has to offer, and I’m all for sharing these hidden gems below. Everyone knows about some of the outdoor spots in DC like Rock Creek Park, the National Zoo, and the National Mall, but there are so many outdoor hidden gems in DC to explore...

Best Time to Visit Washington, DC

My answer to this question… It depends! Of course, I have a favorite time of year – the holidays. I seriously think it is just beautiful in DC with all the buildings decorated and trees around. Don’t stop reading though! I promise I will answer your question in more depth with a perfect...