Great Things to do in the Nation’s Capital


Besides the traditional D.C. attractions, you’ll find fresh food, arts, and nightlife scenes. Check out the many farmer’s markets and contemporary exhibits and observe the beauty from the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument before catching a show at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Below is a list of great things to do in Washington D.C.

Farmer’s Markets

There are so many farmers’ markets in Washington, D.C. Whether you are looking for local fruits and/or fresh vegetables, handmade kinds of pasta and artisanal cheeses, there’s something for everyone. The fruits and vegetables you buy at the farmers market are the freshest and tastiest available. A regular trip to a farmers market is one of the best ways to connect with where your food comes from. Meeting and talking to farmers and food artisans is a great opportunity to learn more about how and where food is produced. 

Live in D.C

Washington D.C. is a fascinating city with a variety of job opportunities in the federal and private sectors, recreation, and different lifestyles. Some advantages to taking up residence in Washington D.C. are having lots of free things to do. Washington D.C. has access to three major airports. There are also Amtrak and MARC rail stations that connect travelers to popular destinations, such as NYC, Philadelphia, and Boston. Washington, DC houses for sale come with a higher than average price tag, but the cost of living isn’t too bad if you have a good job. 


People are not just coming to D.C. for its history, but they also travel to our nation’s capital to enjoy its rich food scene. The number of restaurants to try can be quite overwhelming, it could take you weeks to try all the restaurants in the city. No matter what you are craving, you can find it in D.C. One of the best things about eating in D.C. is the variety of international cuisine found around the city and its surrounding suburbs. 


Washington, D.C., has attracted sightseers from across the country for many years. If you would like to sightsee in Washington, be sure to get a map of the city and wear a pair of comfortable shoes. D.C. is full of history and one of the best ways to uncover it all is by taking a tour. You have many ways to tour the city, a bus tour, monuments by moonlight night tour, brew tour, Arlington National Cemetery tour, segway tours, food tours & trolly tours, to mention a few. Visiting Washington in late August or early September, when many tourists have left the city and the weather is in the low to mid-60s.

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