Often Georgetown is associated with shopping in Washington D.C., but Dupont Circle is becoming increasingly popular as a hot shopping destination as well. Dupont Circle is located near Connecticut Avenue NW and Massachusetts Avenue NW. The main street encompasses bistros, bars, boutiques, book stores and specialty shops galore. If you are planning on paying Dupont Circle a visit, here are some of the best shops to check out!
EmporiumDNA is a stylish clothing boutique that carries trendy clothes, shoes and accessories from top designers. Be sure to stop here to see today’s current clothing trends. If you are looking for the current clothing trends, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, Secondi should be on your list. This second-hand consignment shop, located directly above Starbucks in Dupont Circle, is well organized and carries designer clothing in near perfect condition at an affordable price.
Tabletop is known for their unique and affordable housewares and gifts. This fun boutique is sure to have that unique gift idea you were searching for. Proper Topper is another quirky shop that carries home décor items in addition to hats, books, jewelry and goodies for the kids.
One of the most well-known shops in Dupont Circle is Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe. This indie-style bookstore is cute and inviting. Books are well organized, and staff is always available to help. You can grab a snack or coffee in their café and dive into a good book.
In town for the weekend? Stop by Dupont Circle on Sundays for the Dupont Circle Farmers’ Market. This is a great place to load up on fresh fruits and vegetables, organic poultry, eggs and so much more. The market is set up in front of the Metro Station of Q and 20th Street from 8:30 am -1:30 pm all year round.
Dupont Circle has enough to keep you busy for an entire day. This vibrant neighborhood not only has unique shops and restaurants, but also museums to entertain you. The best part is, Dupont Circle is less than a mile from American Guest House, one of the premier bed and breakfasts in Washington, D.C. Metro stations are locate nearby, but why not take a walk there on a beautiful day? You will not be disappointed with your stay at American Guest House, the beautifully appointed rooms and delicious breakfasts will keep you satisfied. Rooms fill up quickly around the holidays, so book yours today.