Adams Morgan isn’t known for its historic row homes or calm side streets, although it has both. Visitors flock to this neighborhood to shop for one-of-a-kind items at its independent businesses, dance the night away at its countless bars, and finish their evenings chewing on slices of late-night pizza. Although it's steps from prestigious Kalorama, Adams Morgan feels more indie than indulgent and more bottoms-up than buttoned-up.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Adams Morgan: DC's Nightlife Destination
Adams Morgan is a great place to stay, filled with bars, cafes, bookstores, etc. Nearby restaurants range from cheap ethnic to high-end and trendy...The neighborhood can be a bit raucous, but really, it's no louder than any big city."
Visited in 2013
DC's Cosmopolitan Culture
Adams Morgan is the most diverse ward in the city. The last census revealed that there are 136 nationalities living in our boundaries. And we have all the restaurants to prove it!"
Whether your interests are mainstream or off the beaten path, physical or intellectual, you’ll find it nearby. Nearby Rock Creek Park is great for jogging or walks."
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As a freelance photographer based out of DC, I’ve had a lifelong desire to be submerged in different cultures, meet people of all walks of life, and eat bizarre foods. While my personal favorite escape is surfing remote warm-water breaks in Central America, I loved working on this project and discovering the many hidden subcultures that make up the diverse and often-mislabeled city of Washington, D.C.