About the state dinner at the White House

Yesterday was held a “state dinner” at the White House to welcome President Hu Jintao of China. Do you know why we call that a state dinner? By definition a state dinner is a dinner or banquet (with a lot of protocols) paid by a government and hosted by a head of state in his or …
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Cancer treatment centers in Washington DC

All the Comforts of Home- When Your Need Them Most Many visitors to the American Guest House Bed and Breakfast are business travelers, tourists, foreign dignitaries, and travelers of all other walks of life. Unfortunately however, sometimes travel to the Washington DC area is much more a necessity than a holiday. The Washington D.C./Baltimore area is …
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WHITE HOUSE RECIPES FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The White House is serving all kinds of savory and sweet things during the twenty holiday receptions that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host this season. The baked delights, courtesy of Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses. White House Holiday Apple Cake with Maple Glaze Ingredients for the Cake 3/4 cup canola or …
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White House Trivia!

Bone up on a little American history with a few fun facts about The White House! 1. How many fires has The White House survived? Answer: 2. The first was in 1814 during the War of 1812 and set by the British. The second was in 1929 in the West Wing. 2. When was The …
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2 DAYS Itinerary in Washington DC

First day… I. MORNING Early morning: The Mall Enjoy the sunrise and a moment of reflection at the Lincoln memorial where Martin Luther King, Jr delivered his famous I have a dream speech and then take a walk on the mall toward the memorials. There, you’ll have a chance to visit the World War II …
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Rental Bikes in Washington DC

For the environmentally conscious and exercise prone, bike rentals are available throughout the city by different means. DC does have the largest bike share program through Capital Bikeshare. There is a membership fee depending on how often you would like to use the bike and then usage fee for the amount of time. See their …
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BEST DC RESTAURANTS NEAR DUPONT CIRCLE IN 2010

Following is a list of restaurants which we? or our guests have tried.? Some are within walking distance of the? American Guest House Bed and Breakfast and some? are a short ride away but all great places to eat and worth trying: Ruth’s ChrisSteak House – Great steak and seafood 2 blocks away from? Guest …
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FAMOUS LANDMARKS in Washington, DC

Get a little taste of DC by watching the video below: View video of some of DC’s famous landmarks** American Guest House Bed and Breakfast Washington DC Bed and Breakfast accommodations.  We are centrally located, 10 minutes walk to DuPont Circle metro/subway, 1 mile north west of White House.