A table in the cafe with a plate of food, a glass of water and a book.

Food for the Head and the Stomach

DC is fortunate to have many wonderful independent bookstores. Some sell new books, some used, some both. Regardless, these bookstores contribute to DC’s vibrant feel. Here at the American Guest House, both our staff and guests appreciate the value of a good book. Therefore, I would like to spend some time featuring the amazing bookstores …
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Grapes in Washington DC

Eggs and the perfect pairing

Welcome back to another wonderful blog by yours truly. Today lets talk eggs, breakfast and the perfect pairing. I guess we should start with the history of breakfast and how it has evolved over the years. Curious by nature as I am, I first looked at what constitutes breakfast. Well, it ranges from cold/hot cereal …
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A stone fountain framed by trees.

Meridian Park, A History

Meridian Park’s history is an important fixture in the Adams Morgan and the surrounding communities. It is memorable for its grand nature and greenery. However, like DC and the United States, Meridian Park has a history riddled with complexities and nuances. Inception The park’s most stalwart advocate was Mary Henderson, who campaigned for many public …
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water, glass

Innovation and Luxury water in D.C.

        Yes, Washington DC is full of beautiful sites. Yes, we have a museum for just about anything. We are full of history second to none. Impeccable cuisine where we have a restaurant focusing on food from just about every corner of the world. Though you would be hard pressed to find …
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Three adults and a child conversing in front of an old fashioned train engine.

America on the Move

Transportation deeply affects how we live our lives, yet few of us consider the history of our highways and bus systems. Nonetheless, transportation has a history that is tied to other profound changes in American life. The exhibit ‘America On the Move’ at the National Museum of American History covers advancements in transportation from 1876 …
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Your D.C. Fourth of July Itinerary

Thinking about coming to the nation’s capital in hopes of celebrating the land of the free? Look no further! We’ve got you covered with a perfect itinerary to make sure you will make the most of your visit. Flags flying high around the city, you’ll see friends and family out and about for the festivities. …
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Taste of Sweet and Savory

Today I’m writing to you all from a place of happiness and fulfillment. Why, might you ask? I tried out a new recipe this morning for breakfast and it was an absolute hit. Here at The American Guest House, we like to prepare a sweet and savory dish, something for everybody’s cravings. After coming across …
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For Coffee Shop Lovers Near and Far

Today I’m writing to you all from a place of passion. A place infused with aromas of freshly ground coffee beans and the buzz of friends, old and new coming together over a good old cup of joe. This is a place near and dear to my heart and soul. I’m talking about a quality …
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Give The Gift of American Guest House This Holiday Season

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at our property.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.