Guidebook for Washington

Keith

Guidebook for Washington

Essentials
This is closest store from our house. They have delicious soup, bread, freshly made rice balls, drinks and fruits etc. Great wine selection too. See details, https://www.oddprovisions.com/
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Odd Provisions
3301 11th St NW
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This is closest store from our house. They have delicious soup, bread, freshly made rice balls, drinks and fruits etc. Great wine selection too. See details, https://www.oddprovisions.com/
24 hours supermarket. This is closest groceries store.
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Giant Food
1345 Park Road Northwest
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24 hours supermarket. This is closest groceries store.
Here is the closest CVS (pharmacy) from our house.
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CVS
3642 Georgia Avenue Northwest
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Here is the closest CVS (pharmacy) from our house.
CVS near Columbia Heights station.
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CVS Pharmacy
3100 14th Street Northwest
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CVS near Columbia Heights station.
Getting Around
About 12 min. walking from our house. Columbia Heights stations is on yellow and green line.
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Columbia Heights Station
3030 14th St. NW
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About 12 min. walking from our house. Columbia Heights stations is on yellow and green line.
11 St. & Park Rd is the closest bike station from our house. See details, https://www.capitalbikeshare.com/
Capital Bikeshare
11 St. & Park Rd is the closest bike station from our house. See details, https://www.capitalbikeshare.com/
52 or 54 bus go down to near White House about 20 min riding.
14th St & Park Rd NW
52 or 54 bus go down to near White House about 20 min riding.
Parks & Nature
Peace and serenity are just around the corner. Rock Creek Park - just 1 mile from the suite - is a great place for a jog, a hike in the woods, or a leisurely walk. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the Capitol and just breath fresh air in natural state. https://www.nps.gov/rocr/index.htm
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Rock Creek Park
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Peace and serenity are just around the corner. Rock Creek Park - just 1 mile from the suite - is a great place for a jog, a hike in the woods, or a leisurely walk. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the Capitol and just breath fresh air in natural state. https://www.nps.gov/rocr/index.htm
Shopping near house
This Small Shopping mall has Target, Best Buy, Marshalls, Bed bath and beyond and DSW.
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Target
3100 14th Street Northwest
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This Small Shopping mall has Target, Best Buy, Marshalls, Bed bath and beyond and DSW.
Retail chain known for its sizable selection of discounted brand-name & designer shoes & handbags.
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DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse
3100 14th Street Northwest
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Retail chain known for its sizable selection of discounted brand-name & designer shoes & handbags.
Retail chain offering brand-name clothing, accessories, shoes & housewares.
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Marshalls
529 14th Street Northwest
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Retail chain offering brand-name clothing, accessories, shoes & housewares.
Chain with a wide range of clothing for the family from jeans to loungewear, plus fun accessories.
Old Navy
3100 14th St NW
Chain with a wide range of clothing for the family from jeans to loungewear, plus fun accessories.
Chain retailer with a large array of brand-name electronics, computers, appliances & more.
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Best Buy
3100 14th Street Northwest
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Chain retailer with a large array of brand-name electronics, computers, appliances & more.
Teen-oriented retail chain for a large assortment of games, snacks, jewelry, room decor & more.
Five Below
3100 14th St NW
Teen-oriented retail chain for a large assortment of games, snacks, jewelry, room decor & more.
Everything Else
Locals mingle among area vendors selling veggies, fruits, breads, coffees and all sorts of goodies. Its a festive scene held weekly Saturday mornings and Wednesday nights, April to November. Looking for great roasted coffee, visit Qualia Coffee's tent and sip your way to coffee perfection. http://www.community-foodworks.org/columbia-heights/
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Columbia Heights Farmers Market
1400 Park Rd NW
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Locals mingle among area vendors selling veggies, fruits, breads, coffees and all sorts of goodies. Its a festive scene held weekly Saturday mornings and Wednesday nights, April to November. Looking for great roasted coffee, visit Qualia Coffee's tent and sip your way to coffee perfection. http://www.community-foodworks.org/columbia-heights/
Restaurants, bar and cafe near house
A local hot spot for for breakfast fans. They have good lunch and dinner menus for families too and a quirky neighborhood bar. Foods are French American. See details, http://www.thecoupedc.com/
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The Coupe
3415 11th Street Northwest
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A local hot spot for for breakfast fans. They have good lunch and dinner menus for families too and a quirky neighborhood bar. Foods are French American. See details, http://www.thecoupedc.com/
Delicious Neapolitan-style pizzas. Good for lunch and dinner. See details, https://www.redrockscolheights.com/
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RedRocks Columbia Heights
1036 Park Rd NW
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Delicious Neapolitan-style pizzas. Good for lunch and dinner. See details, https://www.redrockscolheights.com/
Delicious Mexican foods. Good for dinner and happy hour. See details, http://elchuchodc.com
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El Chucho - Cocina Superior
3313 11th Street Northwest
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Delicious Mexican foods. Good for dinner and happy hour. See details, http://elchuchodc.com
Intimate nook with hipster vibe, plying eclectic small plates in a room with zinc bar & large patio.
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Room 11
3234 11th St NW
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Intimate nook with hipster vibe, plying eclectic small plates in a room with zinc bar & large patio.
New Pizza restaurant. Casual delicious pizza See details; https://www.sonnyspizzadc.com
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Sonny’s Pizza
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New Pizza restaurant. Casual delicious pizza See details; https://www.sonnyspizzadc.com
A casual watering hole with craft beer, light fare & picnic tables, plus an asphalt ‘garden.' See details; http://midlandsdc.com
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The Midlands Beer Garden
3333 Georgia Ave NW
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A casual watering hole with craft beer, light fare & picnic tables, plus an asphalt ‘garden.' See details; http://midlandsdc.com
Best bagels in DC! Good for breakfast and brunch. See details; https://www.callyourmotherdeli.com
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Call Your Mother
3301 Georgia Ave NW
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Best bagels in DC! Good for breakfast and brunch. See details; https://www.callyourmotherdeli.com
Delicious Hong Kong style food and drinks. See details; https://www.queensenglishdc.com/
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Queen’s English
3410 11th St NW
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Delicious Hong Kong style food and drinks. See details; https://www.queensenglishdc.com/
This chill coffee bar/Ping-Pong club morphs into a bar by night serving drinks & snacks.
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Doubles
3118 Georgia Avenue Northwest
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This chill coffee bar/Ping-Pong club morphs into a bar by night serving drinks & snacks.
Modern Malaysian food. Curry and noodle are very delicious. Our favorite restaurant. https://www.makanrestaurantdc.com
Makan
3400 11th Street Northwest
Modern Malaysian food. Curry and noodle are very delicious. Our favorite restaurant. https://www.makanrestaurantdc.com
Bar with large communal tables, pop-up events, games & a garden area with cozy seating off-season. https://www.hookhall.com
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Hook Hall
3400 Georgia Ave NW
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Bar with large communal tables, pop-up events, games & a garden area with cozy seating off-season. https://www.hookhall.com
Mellow cafe offering coffee, cozy sofas, all-day American breakfasts & a Sunday Ethiopian buffet. http://www.heatdaspotcafe.com
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Heat Da Spot Café
3213 Georgia Ave NW
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Mellow cafe offering coffee, cozy sofas, all-day American breakfasts & a Sunday Ethiopian buffet. http://www.heatdaspotcafe.com
Variety of beers & DJs spinning keep things lively in the rustic 2-level bar with an outdoor patio. http://www.thewonderlandballroom.com
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The Wonderland Ballroom
1101 Kenyon Street Northwest
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Variety of beers & DJs spinning keep things lively in the rustic 2-level bar with an outdoor patio. http://www.thewonderlandballroom.com
Walking self tour around National Mall
This is a sample walking course around National Mall. (About 2 hours walk) From house, walk to 16 St. and take a bus (S2) to White House. Start walking from White House, Monument, World War II Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and back to National Mall.
You can tour the White House, the iconic home of America’s president, by scheduling a visit in advance. Even if you are unable to schedule a visit, walk around to the back to get a closer view of the building.
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The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
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You can tour the White House, the iconic home of America’s president, by scheduling a visit in advance. Even if you are unable to schedule a visit, walk around to the back to get a closer view of the building.
The National Mall is one of the most picturesque areas of the city, highlighted by the towering Washington Monument in the center, and lined with several commemorative monuments. Even if you are in town only for a short trip, this is a must-visit stop for any first-time visitor.
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Washington Monument
2 15th Street Northwest
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The National Mall is one of the most picturesque areas of the city, highlighted by the towering Washington Monument in the center, and lined with several commemorative monuments. Even if you are in town only for a short trip, this is a must-visit stop for any first-time visitor.
Flanked by the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, the beautiful World War II Memorial, complete with bronze sculptures and stone architecture, pays tribute to the Americans who served in the war, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory of freedom over tyranny.
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World War II Memorial
1750 Independence Avenue Southwest
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Flanked by the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, the beautiful World War II Memorial, complete with bronze sculptures and stone architecture, pays tribute to the Americans who served in the war, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory of freedom over tyranny.
The neoclassical Lincoln Memorial is a tribute to America’s 16th president and is best seen at night. Located at the western end of the National Mall, the views from the memorial are nothing short of spectacular. Walk around all sides to get the perfect shot!
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Lincoln Memorial
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle Northwest
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The neoclassical Lincoln Memorial is a tribute to America’s 16th president and is best seen at night. Located at the western end of the National Mall, the views from the memorial are nothing short of spectacular. Walk around all sides to get the perfect shot!
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial pays tribute to the best-known leader in the civil rights movement—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Located next to the National Mall, this beautiful stone sculpture contains a number of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s quotes engraved in the memorial.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
1964 Independence Avenue Southwest
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial pays tribute to the best-known leader in the civil rights movement—Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Located next to the National Mall, this beautiful stone sculpture contains a number of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s quotes engraved in the memorial.
With marble steps and iconic columns, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a smaller version of the Roman Pantheon, and its interior walls contain inscriptions from the Declaration of Independence. It’s especially spectacular during the spring cherry blossom season but is still a must-stop year-round.
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Thomas Jefferson Memorial
701 East Basin Drive Southwest
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With marble steps and iconic columns, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a smaller version of the Roman Pantheon, and its interior walls contain inscriptions from the Declaration of Independence. It’s especially spectacular during the spring cherry blossom season but is still a must-stop year-round.