There is so much to see in Washington, DC!
From historic memorials to a vibrant nightlife, Washington, DC has something for everyone. An added benefit of the nation’s capital is that most museums offer free admission. Visit the Smithsonian museums, enjoy mouthwatering food in Chinatown, catch a breathtaking performance at the Kennedy Center, and dance to the beat of local bands in Adams Morgan.
Our hostel organizes several free tours each week, throughout the year. Sign up on our events boards and explore Washington, DC with our welcoming volunteers. Click here to see a sample of our tours.
Also, be sure to check out some places unique to Washington, DC. Buy Local. Eat Local.
- Cause- The Philanthropub (1926 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001)
why? This restaurant gives 100% of their profits to local non-profits
visit them online at: http://www.causedc.org/
- Busboys & Poets (1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001)
why? This restaurant features local artists and promotes community engagement
visit them online at: http://www.busboysandpoets.com/
- Ben’s Chili Bowl (1213 U St NW Washington, DC 20009)
why? Open since 1958, a history landmark (and delicious bowl of chili!) in the city
visit them online at: http://benschilibowl.com
- Chix DC ( 2019 11th Street NW(11th & U), Washington, DC 20001)
why? This Latin restaurant is environmentally friendly
visit them online at: http://www.chixdc.com
- DC Brau (3178 Bladensburg Road NE, Washington, DC 20018)
why? Taste a beer brewed right within the city
visit them online at: http://www.dcbrau.com/
- Eastern Market (225 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003)
why? Eastern Market is a local famers’ market which sells local produce.
visit them online at: http://www.easternmarket-dc.org/
Check out more great local businesses here: http://www.thinklocalfirstdc.com/businesses