Washington, DC Neighborhoods

Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC

Packing more bars into a short stretch than anywhere else in DC – which makes the area both a surefire nighttime hotspot and a carmageddon parking nightmare – Adams Morgan has such a reputation for late-night ... more

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Washington, DC is the nation’s capital, and the epicenter of this behemoth multi-faceted institution is Capitol Hill, where big government and big tourism collide. Sightseers and history lovers ... more


Chinatown, Washington, DC

Much like Penn Quarter directly to the south, Washington, DC’s Chinatown has undergone substantial revitalization since the 1997 completion of the Verizon Center sports and entertainment complex that calls the ... more

Columbia Heights

Columbia Heights, Washington, DC

As in much of Washington, DC, widespread rioting after the 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. destroyed many Columbia Heights businesses and the neighborhood didn’t begin to revive until well after the ... more


Downtown, Washington, DC

Although Downtown Washington, DC is an area whose boundaries are hard to define, it’s generally regarded as the fifteen block stretch extending west of I-395 to The White House and sandwiched between The National ... more

Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC

Dupont Circle is home to a plethora of incredible museums, historic homes, row upon row of embassies, and a great example of Washington, DC’s hopping nightlife. Easily the LGBT capital of the ... more

Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom, Washington, DC

Primarily an industrial area during the nineteenth century – its name derives from the caustic blasts of coal plants that once mixed with low fog off the Potomac River – present day Foggy Bottom is home to a ... more


Georgetown, Washington, DC

Includes: Glover Park Originally built up as a shipping port due to its location on the banks of the Potomac River, present-day Georgetown is far more likely to be home to fashionistas than fish ... more

H Street Corridor

H Street Corridor, Washington, DC

Running from Union Station to the intersections of Maryland Avenue, Bladensburg Road, and Florida Avenue, H Street Corridor has seen an explosion of nightlife options since local restaurateur Joe Englert decided ... more

Logan Circle

Logan Circle, Washington, DC

A direct result of the skyrocketing rents in nearby Dupont Circle, Logan Circle’s growth has seen old Victorian row houses being restored en masse and converted into lofts or condos for the young professionals ... more

Penn Quarter

Penn Quarter, Washington, DC

Prior to the late 90s construction of the Verizon Center across the street in neighboring Chinatown, Penn Quarter (sometimes called “Old Downtown”) offered little to prompt a visit. The completion ... more

Southwest Waterfront

Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC

Set on the banks of the Potomac, the Southwest Waterfront has been a work in progress since the 1950s, when Congress decided the entire area required significant urban renewal to combat the poverty-stricken ... more

U Street Corridor

U Street Corridor, Washington, DC

U Street Corridor is a roughly nine block stretch with some of the most popular music venues in the city, but there’s much more than just live bands to warrant the Corridor’s designation as a major nightlife ... more

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