Washington Monument on the Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. at dawn.

Top 5 Free Things To Do in Washington D.C.

An exciting trip to our country’s capital does not need to cost an arm and a leg. There are plenty of free things to do in Washington D.C.  Whether you are just stopping in for a day trip or visiting for a weekend stay at a Washington DC Bed and Breakfast, there is plenty to …
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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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Cannons at Antietam

Day Trip to Antietam National Battlefield!

If’ you’re in D.C. for a prolonged visit, why not take a detour out of the city and visit the battlefield of Antietam? While your team at American Guest House, a D.C. bed and breakfast, loves everything D.C.- related, a day trip to Sharpsburg, the site of the Batlle of Antietam, can get you away …
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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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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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Cherry Blossoms near the Potomac River

2019 Cherry Blossom Season in Washington, D.C. !

The most exciting and beautiful time in D.C. is just around the corner – Cherry Blossom season!   HISTORY    To fully appreciate the beauty of the cherry blossom trees, one must first understand the history of these beautiful plants. In 1912, Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gifted D.C. 3,000 cherry trees as a symbol of friendship and peace …
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