Capitol Hill Neighborhood

One of my favorite neighborhoods to explore in DC is Capitol Hill. Not only does it have the historical sites and monuments, but also a daily market, great restaurants, and unique shops to visit. Our DC Inn is an easy commute to all of the excitement as we are just a 10-minute walk to the Dupont Metro Station which will take you right there. Here’s my list of a few of the neighborhood’s must-sees:

  • U.S. Capitol – Take a tour of the building and sit and watch Congress in session as they discuss passing new laws. Both are free – you can get a ticket to tour on their website & visit your Congressman’s office for a pass to visit the Senate and/or House. Check out our blog on the details of how to visit to U.S. Capitol.
  • Library of Congress – Visit the largest library in the world with over 38 million books! You can take a free one-hour guided tour of the building, or one of their other offered tours. It’s one of the most beautiful and oldest buildings in the city.
  • Eastern Market – From Tuesday through Sunday DC locals stroll through Eastern Market to find the freshest produce and unique finds. On the weekends, the market expands to include a wide-variety of outdoor booths selling handmade arts, antiques, baked goods and much more! Here’s our blog on Eastern Market with details on when to go & our favorite parts. 
  • U.S. Botanical Garden – Stroll through a tropical rain forest and surround yourself with lush greenery at the U.S Botanic Garden where you will find a beautiful collection of plants to explore. It’s a serene place to walk through with a beautiful scenery. It’s free to visit and is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. 

Washington DC has so many interesting neighborhoods to explore, each rich in history and culture. Book a room at our Washington DC bed and breakfast now for your DC getaway! 

 

Shannon Stiles, Innkeeper at American Guest House

Excellent Location in D.C.

We are excellently located in D.C. and just steps from Dupont Circle, National Geographic Museum, The National Mall, Embassy Row, The National Cathedral and so much more!