David Best’s Temple Exhibition at Renwick Gallery in Washington D.C.

Renwick Gallery turns entire rooms into works of art. One of their rooms currently houses David Best’s piece, Temple. The architecture evokes spiritual feeling. In response, visitors are encouraged to write thoughts on wooden placards and place them throughout the room. This work is essential to any art tour of the city. Consider staying our …
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The Best Restaurants in D.C.

Restaurants and enjoyable cuisine can make or break vacation in D.C. As a bed and breakfast, we understand just how critical delicious food is in day-to-day life, especially when you’re away from home. While we don’t offer lunch or dinner, we do have several great recommendations for restaurants in the area. We are confident that …
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Jefferson Rock at Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry: Make a Day Trip out of D.C.!

Cherry Blossom season in D.C. is absolutely delightful, but we know that the crowds can be hectic and chaotic – so why not take a day trip to Harper’s Ferry? D.C. has so much history, but the impact of Harper’s Ferry on history cannot be underestimated. Harpers Ferry is only a little over two hours …
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Wood carvings

Spotlight on House Museums in Washington DC

House museums in D.C. don’t get the credit that they deserve. When people come to D.C., they always make it a priority to see well-known museums, such as those in the Smithsonian. While such institutions are undoubtedly worthwhile, nothing can offer you a better taste of authentic D.C., living than a house museum! As the …
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NMAAHC Exterior

Spotlight on the National Museum of African American History and Culture!

Museums enrich our understanding of history and society, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is no exception! The latest addition to the Smithsonian, the NMAAHC had been a long-awaited arrival when it opened its doors to the public in 2016. By that point, the museum had officially been over 13 years …
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White House front lawn

Your Guide to Visiting the White House

Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside the White House? If you are planning a trip to Washington DC, the home of the president of the United States is a must-see! Not only has it been the home of United States president since 1800. Commissioned by George Washington, it is one of the most recognizable and …
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Are the best hotel deals found through Online Travel Agents? Think again!

When travelers are searching for lodging, the most common way to find hotels is through Online Travel Agencies (OTAs).  In recent years, OTAs have grown in size, and their dominance in the hospitality industry is undeniable. Travelers often believe that OTAs, such as Expedia and, are convenient, presenting guests with a range of lodging …
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Visiting a University in DC? Stay at American Guest House!

Fortunately, Washington DC is home to many of the United States’ world-class universities. In this vein, D.C.’s universities have curricula spanning a wide range of disciplines sure to appeal to many! Whether you are touring college campuses, attending an event, or coming to celebrate graduation, American Guest House is located about 9 minutes away from George …
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