We are always getting asked for advice on the best places to visit in Washington, D.C. In response we have created complete end to end day itineraries for all types of travelers.
Our hand crafted itineraries lay out a paced and logical format to sightseeing in Washington, D.C. By utilizing the Metro to get from one place to another we help you take in attractions and restaurants with ease.
Everyone has something unique they want to do on their Washington, D.C. vacation. We organize our itineraries by themes making them easy to search. We also uncover options for lunch, brunch and dinner.
Best Affordable Restaurants Near the Metro Kate and I love D.C. for the diverse restaurant scene. Here is our top 26 places for brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks, or vegan. Each of these restaurants are rated by Yelp for entries under $30, or averaging $10.
If you’re traveling to Washington, D.C and are looking for COVID friendly activities one of the best options to avoid the crowds and still see is a D.C. private boat tour. Remaining on the water is possibly one of the best ways to avoid contact with crowds and public transit. You can drive right to the dock and board the boat.
This itinerary will appeal to anyone who wants to remain active and on their feet all day while exploring Washington, DC. You’ll see the National Mall at night via bike, kayak alongside Georgetown on the Potomac, and ride a bike in Rock Creek Park before checking out the Zoo. Lunch and dinner suggestions built in. – Download the PDF
Inspired By – Washington Photo Safari. If your a photographer who is looking to build on their skills and see Washington, D.C. then Washington Photo Safari is for you. Get the inside track on the best place to take photos in Washington, D.C. and improve your photography by learning directly from the pros while touring D.C.
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Inspired By – D.C. by Foot. So many people walk the National Mall day dreaming while forgetting the significance of each monument and memorial. This day itinerary builds in a 2 hour tour of the National Mall while stopping back at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. Conclude the day reflecting on what you have learned by observing the National Mall at the Skydome Lounge. – Download the PDF
Inspired By – Dana Freeman Travels. We spent 3 days in Washington, DC with a 12 year old and 15 year old. Out of the three days this was our favorite and during this day we noticed that the kids were the most engaged with the exhibits. Come along during our day of history and learning in the Nation’s Capital.
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|West Falls Church||Taco Bamba||Dinner||Mexican|
|NoMa||Toki Underground||Dinner||Taiwanese, Ramen, Desserts|
|Braddock||Cheesetique||Brunch||Cheese Shops, Sandwiches, Wine Bars|
|Woodley Park-Zoo||Duke’s Counter||Brunch||Burgers, Pubs, Sandwiches|
|Dupont Circle||Duke’s Grocery||Brunch||Bars, Sandwiches, Salad|
|Shaw||ChurchKey||Dinner||American (New), Lounges|
|Capitol South||Good Stuff Eatery||Dinner||Burgers|
|Crystal City||Kabob Palace||Dinner||Halal, Pakistani|
|Ballston||Rustico Restaurant & Bar||Dinner||American (New)|
|Clarendon||The Liberty Tavern||Dinner||Bars, American (New), Breakfast & Brunch|
|Woodley Park||Amsterdam Falafelshop||Dinner||Vegetarian, Middle Eastern, Falafel|
|Woodley Park||Open City||Dinner||American (Traditional), Diners, Pizza|
|Tenleytown||Comet Ping Pong||Dinner||Pizza|
|Farragut West||Founding Farmers DC||Dinner||American (Traditional), Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch|
|U Street||Ben’s Chili Bowl||Lunch, Dinner, Late Night||Hot Dogs, Burgers, American (Traditional)|
|Capitol South||We, The Pizza||Lunch||Pizza|
|Farragut||Wicked Waffle||Lunch||Breakfast & Brunch, Sandwiches, Gluten-Free|
|Gallery Place||Clyde’s of Gallery Place||Nightlife||American (Traditional), Bars, Seafood|
|Ballston||Mussel Bar & Grille||Nightlife||Bars, American (Traditional)|
|Woodley Park||The Diner||Nightlife||Diners, Bars|
|U Street||El Centro DF - 14th St||Nightlife||Mexican, Bars|
|Chinatown (Several Other Locations)||&pizza||Vegan||Pizza, Vegan, Vegetarian|
|Foggy Bottom, Location in Georgetown||Chaia||Vegan||Vegetarian, Vegan, American (New)|