Mount Pleasant today is what Adams Morgan was fifteen years ago: an up-and-coming, culturally diverse, and entertaining district where residents congregate along a relatively petite commercial corridor. The combination of independent businesses and short distances give the area a small-town feel–a feel that Mount Pleasant's active community members are working to preserve.See 62 places to stay Save this neighborhood
Small Town Charm Within The City Limits
Mount Pleasant is a gorgeous, historic neighborhood. It is friendly, safe, great for families and professionals. We are certainly ‘the cooler’ part of DC."
Mount Pleasant's Peaceful Streets Offer Respite from the Clamor of the Capitol
.... such a great neighborhood for a relaxing evening and just a quick train ride into the city."
Visited in 2013
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
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.
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