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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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 Booking.com, 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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Why You Should Choose a Bed and Breakfast over a Hotel

Make Your Trip to Washington DC Memorable Are you looking for a place to stay in Washington DC, but have never stayed in a bed and breakfast? Are you leaning towards lodging in a hotel just because that seems more familiar? You might feel comfortable booking hotels when they are traveling to a big city …
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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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Valentines Day in Washington, DC!

Valentine’s Day is just three weeks away and it’s time to think of a surprise for that special someone in your life! Washington DC is known for being beautiful, walkable, and full of great dining options–perfect for a weekend getaway for Valentine’s Day! However, as you probably are aware, it is also a notoriously expensive city. But …
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