Neighborhood

  • Bike & Roll DC

    This sightseeing agency offers professionally guided bike and Segway tours and rentals of custom-made Trek bicycles.

  • Celebration of Pride

    Each June, Capital Pride produces the Celebration of Pride in the nation’s capital. One of the largest Pride celebrations!

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park is 184.5 miles of adventure. The park offers activities such as hiking,...

  • FRESHFARM Dupont Circle Market

    Just half a mile from The Darcy is one of the top farmers’ markets in the country. The FRESHFARM Dupont...

  • National Cherry Blossom Festival

    Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring as well as commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees...

  • Professional Sports

    The District of Columbia has an active professional sports scene, with the Washington Redskins (football), Washington Wizards (basketball), Washington Nationals...

  • Rock Creek Park

    This 1,754-acre park is a refuge from the city, offering activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, golfing, tennis,...

  • Smithsonian’s National Zoo

    Founded in 1889, the 163-acre National Zoo is one of the country’s oldest zoological parks. Part of the Smithsonian Institution,...

  • Barcelona Wine Bar

    The cuisine at this elegantly Old World restaurant on Logan Circle is clean and rustic, with tapas shaped by Mediterranean,...

  • Ben’s Chili Bowl

    This historic spot on U Street, known for its spicy hot dogs, chili-cheese fries, and milkshakes, opened in 1958. The...

  • Busboys and Poets

    This relaxed, offbeat community gathering place on 14th Street consists of a bookstore, bar, and coffee shop with a vegan-friendly...

  • Komi

    Located in a historic Dupont Circle townhouse, this understated American-Mediterranean restaurant serves a leisurely tasting menu of a dozen or...

  • Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café

    Open late, this DC institution is located in the heart of Dupont Circle. It consists of a carefully curated bookstore...

  • Le Diplomate

    This bustling 14th Street brasserie with an outdoor patio serves classic French fare and daily dishes. The zinc bar and...

  • minibar by José Andrés

    Awarded two Michelin stars, this inventive kitchen is a study in avant-garde cooking. An imaginative tasting menu, offered in a...

  • Nazca Mochica

    Nazca Mochica is a sleek, dual-concept spot for creative Peruvian fare. Located on the top floor is Nazca Restaurant, which...

  • Sushi Taro

    This high-end sushi restaurant located in the Dupont Circle area features chef’s-choice dinners and bento-box lunch specials. Its happy hour...

  • Lincoln Memorial

    Built to honor the country’s 16th president, this landmark can be found on the western end of the National Mall,...

  • National Mall

    The NPS considers the National Mall, situated in downtown Washington, DC, to include the greenspace between the U.S. Capitol and...

  • United States Capitol

    The meeting place of the nation’s legislature, the Capitol Building symbolizes the American people and their government. It also houses...

  • Washington Monument

    This 555-foot marble obelisk on the National Mall was built to honor George Washington, the first president of the United...

  • White House

    Located at the famous address 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the White House is the home and primary workplace of the U.S....

  • World War II Memorial

    Consisting of 56 pillars and a pair of stone arches surrounding a plaza and fountain, the World War II Memorial...

  • Art Museum of the Americas

    This museum displays roughly 2,000 works of modern and contemporary art from Latin America and the Caribbean. AMA promotes social...

  • Hamiltonian Gallery

    The Hamiltonian is a contemporary art gallery and nonprofit fellowship program working in partnership to advance the careers and professional...

  • International Spy Museum

    Just over a mile from The Darcy is this privately owned museum featuring over 600 espionage artifacts, the largest collection...

  • National Air and Space Museum

    This museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution, maintains the world’s largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts,...

  • National Building Museum

    Dedicated to telling the stories of architecture, engineering, design, construction, and urban planning, the National Building Museum is just a...

  • The National Geographic Museum

    At this compact museum, past and current scientific expeditions, adventures, and research come to life. Visitors can enjoy a wide...

  • National Museum of African American History & Culture

    This newest museum of the Smithsonian opened to the public in 2016. With a collection of over 36,000 artifacts, it...

  • The National Museum of American History

    This vast, venerable museum of the Smithsonian chronicles American social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. It collects and preserves...

  • National Museum of Natural History

    Administered by the Smithsonian, this acclaimed museum explores and celebrates the natural world. Its collection includes over 126 million natural...

  • Newseum

    This high-tech museum explores journalism’s past, present, and future via exhibits and films. One of the most interactive museums in...

  • The Phillips Collection

    A townhome serves as the venue for one of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art. Among the...

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

    This museum houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of American art in the world. It celebrates the...

  • 9:30 Club

    A veteran concert venue with lots of character, 9:30 Club has all-ages shows, dancing, light pub food, and four bars....

  • Black Cat

    This venue on 14th Street features local, national, and international independent and alternative music on two stages. Its bar and...

  • Blues Alley

    This Georgetown institution is a jazz and blues venue modeled after the supper clubs of the 1920s and ’30s. It...

  • DAR Constitution Hall

    Built in 1929 by the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Constitution Hall is the largest auditorium in Washington, DC....

  • Echostage

    Echostage is DC’s largest dedicated concert venue. With top-tier sound design and advanced LED displays, it has attracted industry heavyweights...

  • The Howard Theatre

    Since this legendary theater reopened in 2012, following extensive renovations, it has hosted a varied roster of popular acts. Full...

  • The Kennedy Center

    Located on the Potomac River, The Kennedy Center is the nation’s busiest performing arts center. It hosts approximately 3,000 events...

  • Lincoln Theatre

    Artists like Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holliday performed on the stage of this storied theater, built in...

  • Eighteenth Street Lounge

    This chic dance club and bar with an outdoor patio serves up cocktails amid antique sofas and candlelight. ESL features...

  • Rock & Roll Hotel

    This music venue and nightclub in a former funeral parlor hosts original bands and DJs from around the globe. It...

  • U Street Music Hall

    This underground dance club and live music venue has received numerous accolades. It features one of the city’s best sound...

  • Verizon Center

    This 20,000-seat, state-of-the-art arena offers world-class sporting contests, concerts, family shows, trade shows, and special events. It is located in...

  • Warner Theatre

    Located in DC’s Penn Quarter arts district, this historic Art Deco movie palace now stages performances by big-name musicians, comedians,...

  • 14th Street Home Décor

    DC’s most in-vogue destination for home décor is 14th Street, between Thomas Circle and U Street NW. Here, you will...

  • CityCenterDC

    Located less than a mile from The Darcy, this large, modern shopping center offers a multitude of high-end retailers (David...

  • Dupont Circle

    Just half a mile from The Darcy, Dupont Circle offers a plethora of charming boutiques and chic shops. Highlights include...

  • Georgetown

    Some of DC’s most popular shops, from designer to preppy to vintage, can be found along M Street in Georgetown....

  • Proper Topper

    This small boutique first opened its doors in 1990. The little business that began as a hat shop has become...

  • Read Wall

    This men’s clothing store purveys classic, American-made custom and ready-to-wear suits, shirts, and sportswear. The relaxed environment, which is less...

  • Redeem

    This hip, minimalist boutique founded in 2006 by a native Washingtonian specializes in up-and-coming independent designers and international brands. It...

  • Tiny Jewel Box

    Tiny Jewel Box opened in 1930 and has passed through three generations of the same family. It has four floors...