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Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

For the best historical landmarks, cultural sites, and unexpected things to do in Washington, D.C, we went directly to the local experts and curated their top picks. Discover the city’s best hot spots and under-the-radar destinations from Hamilton Hotel’s tastemakers.

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We went directly to the local experts for Hamilton Hotel’s curated list of things to do in Washington, D.C.

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    Amalgamated Costume & Design Studio

    Amalgamated Costume & Design Studio

    A-list film, television, and theatre costume designers from projects like Boardwalk Empire and Mamma Mia rely on this Arlington source for their throwback threads. Spanning decades from the 1900s to the 1980s, the collection includes everything from 1920s men’s suits to 1970s rompers.

    Insider Vintage 7.2 miles Read More
    Arlington National Cemetery

    Arlington National Cemetery

    As the nation’s premier military cemetery and shrine, Arlington is the final resting place for over 400,000 active duty service members, veterans, and their families.

    Historic 2.7 miles Read More
    Beefsteak

    Beefsteak

    After winning Michelin stars and critical raves, culinary legend José Andrés has created a fast-casual mini chain that “celebrates the unsung power of vegetables.” Beet burgers, grain and vegetable bowls, and even a few meat and fish options round out the menu at Beefsteak’s three D.C. locations.

    Dining Insider Wellness 1.1 miles Read More
    Betsy Fisher

    Betsy Fisher

    This D.C. retail institution specializes in women’s workwear rendered in beautiful fabrics. At the Dupont Circle boutique, you’ll find colorful dresses from Black Halo, stretch tech pieces by Luisa Cerano, bright prints by Marie Saint Pierre, and chic day-to-night looks from Hilton Hollis.

    Fashion Insider 0.8 miles Read More
    Blagden Alley

    Blagden Alley

    Located in Shaw Neighborhood, Blagden Alley’s four intersecting alleyways of 19th century rowhouses and stables have been transformed into one of D.C.’s buzziest destinations. You’ll find Michelin-starred restaurants (The Dabney), cool cocktail bars (The Columbia Room), and the D.C. Alley Museum.

    Art Insider 0.7 miles Read More
    Blind Whino SW Arts Club

    Blind Whino SW Arts Club

    Housed in a multicolored historic former Baptist church that has been reimagined as a contemporary art collective space, Blind Whino operates as a community space for D.C.-based artists. It features cutting-edge art, experiential shows, cultural events, and performances.

    Art Historic Insider 0.6 miles Read More
    Capital One Arena

    Capital One Arena

    The home of the Wizards NBA team, Mystics WNBA team and Capitals NHL team, Capital One Arena also hosts concerts, comedy, and other large-scale entertainment events.

    Sports 0.9 miles Read More
    Chaia Tacos

    Chaia Tacos

    Looking for plant-based tacos in the heart of Georgetown? Chaia’s farm-to-taco concept relies on fresh produce from local farmers paired with hand-griddled corn tortillas and vibrant vegetable combinations. Favorites include braised mushroom, creamy kale and potato, and skillet corn tacos.

    Dining Insider Wellness 0.8 miles Read More
    Christ Child Opportunity Shop

    Christ Child Opportunity Shop

    This high-end consignment shop in Georgetown is a favorite source for vintage jewelry, silver, crystal, handbags, and collectibles. All proceeds go to the D.C. chapter of the Christ Child Society, which helps over 5,000 D.C.-area children in need.

    Insider Vintage 2.2 miles Read More
    Dupont Circle

    Dupont Circle

    An historic and eclectic neighborhood district, Dupont Circle is home to Embassy Row, beautiful park space, and a variety of museums, shops, and restaurants.

    Dining Historic Museum Parks 1.0 miles Read More
    Elevate Interval Fitness

    Elevate Interval Fitness

    Bootcamp devotees will appreciate this D.C. ultimate fitness class with Elevate’s 55-minute sessions that combine circuits, intervals, and partner workouts on treadmills, rowers, and bikes paired with weights and TRX.

    Insider Wellness 1.3 miles Read More
    Elizabeth’s Gone Raw

    Elizabeth’s Gone Raw

    Conceived by D.C. caterer Elizabeth Petty when she discovered the healing power of raw foods during her experience with breast cancer. Open only on Friday and Saturday nights, the restaurant offers guests a multi-course tasting menu set in an elegant Federalist-era townhouse in downtown D.C.

    Dining Insider Wellness 0.1 miles Read More
    Epic Yoga

    Epic Yoga

    Epic Yoga boasts a range of classes (including the popular hot Vinyasa flow sessions) in their new heated studio set at 90 degrees.

    Insider Wellness 0.8 miles Read More
    Fancy Radish 1

    Fancy Radish

    A vegetable restaurant by James Beard-nominated chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby. The all-vegetable menu will appeal to both foodies and wellness-focused diners alike, and is paired with over 40 different natural wines, craft beers, and creative cocktails.

    Dining Insider Wellness 2.1 miles Read More
    Flow Yoga

    Flow Yoga

    This is an established D.C. yoga studio with an active community, experienced teachers, and a variety of classes including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and flow.

    Insider Wellness 0.6 miles Read More

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