Your Washington, DC

Bucket List

Want to live like a DC local? Our nation's capital has so much to offer, and the best part about living here is that you have time to explore the must-see touristy destinations and the truly interesting insider activities. My DC bucket list has all of the exclusive spots, events, festivals, and attractions that you have to check out—be sure to pay them a visit and let me know what you think!

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Visit the Smithsonians and the National Zoo

Our nation's capital has plenty of museums to explore, so you'll always have somewhere exciting to go in your free time.

Witness the Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery

The Changing of the Guard is a sacred ceremony here in DC, and it's a must-see for locals and visitors alike.

Catch a show at the 9:30 Club

This is one of the best music venues in the country and on Blues Alley...which means it's worth checking out!

Explore the Potomac by kayak or paddleboard

There's no better way to stay active while taking in the beauty of the Potomac—you can even see some popular DC sights!

Explore the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art

Head to the National Gallery every Friday night for live music, art, fun, and more!

Experience a festival or parade

I recommend the Cherry Blossom Festival, the DC Jazz Festival, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the H Street Festival, Fiesta D.C., or Chinese New Year.

Sample fabulous cuisine

Dine with the best at Rose’s Luxury, Ooh’s and Aahh’s, Margarets, or Astro Donuts...even if you have to wait in line.

Go hiking

Not sure where to start? Check out Rock Creek Park, a 2,800-acre national park in the middle of D.C. that also features the Valley Trail.

Sit back and relax

Unwind in seclusion on the little-known Theodore Roosevelt Island, where no bikes or cars are allowed.

Discover DC's art scene

Explore famous and aspiring artists at First Friday on Dupont Circle, one of the area's trendiest events.

Broaden your cultural horizons

Catch a show at a local theatre, such as Studio Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Atlas Performing Arts Center, Arena State, or the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Check out the National Mall

Want to see every part of the National Mall? Try touring the White House, going to the top of the National Monument, visiting the National Cathedral, and maybe even taking a Segway to see the remaining major monuments.

Cheer on your favorite team

DC has four pro sports teams to choose from: the Nationals, the Redskins, the Capitals, and the Wizards.

Shop at a market

DC is home to a variety of in and outdoor markets, such as the Eastern Market, Main Avenue Fish Market, Union Market, or the Georgetown Flea Market.

Go on a scavenger hunt

Test your DC knowledge at the annual Post Hunt, a scavenger hunt designed to stump the most knowledgeable locals.

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