Chinatown: A DC Must-Visit Neighborhood

Upon crossing under the Friendship Archway, you enter a world of culture, history, and nightlife in the small, historic neighborhood of Chinatown. Situated along H and I Streets between 5th and 8th Streets, Northwest, Chinatown comprises of diverse restaurants, shopping, museums, and theatres. Though Chinatown lives up to its name and consists of many of …
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Why I Love Autumn in Washington D.C.

This is my first autumn at our DC B&B and my first autumn in Washington DC. Autumn is one of my favorite times of year, because right before the frost sets in, there’s a spark of warmth around the people, places, and things to do in Washington D.C.  Pumpkin Spiced Lattes might be basic, but they …
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Washington DC’s Spanish Steps

Tucked away between embassies and busy roads in Washington DC’s beautiful Kalorama neighborhood is a small, urban getaway. I found these stairs by accident, about a ten-minute walk from our Washington DC Hotel after having just moved to DC. Now, there are those that would argue that these are just stairs, nothing more, nothing less. …
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Kramerbooks: a DC Institution

If there are two things I love, it’s books and food, and at Washington DC’s famous Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, I can have the best of both worlds. When I first visited the store it was a Saturday night. I was walking outside with friends, and the red, neon Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe gleamed overhead. …
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Top Tips for Touring the National Mall

Just a mile away from our Washington DC bed and breakfast is our nation’s most historical stretch of land – the National Mall. The National Mall is packed with monuments, historical sites, memorials, and museums, and deciding how to see it all can be overwhelming. To make your traveling easier, we’ve compiled some tips for …
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National Archives Museum in DC

As the nation’s capital, Washington, DC is home to our country’s most valuable and cherished artifacts, many of which can be seen at the National Archives Museum, near our Washington DC Inn. At the National Archives, travel through America’s history from the beginning from the documents that started it the all – the Declaration of …
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Smithsonian Collection: The National Gallery of Art

Just off the National Mall sits one of the most amazing art museums in the United States, the National Gallery of Art. Located just a short walk from our Washington DC B&B its a great place to spend the day looking over centuries old pieces of art. The beautiful Sculpture Garden is also attached to the …
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