What it’s like:Quiet · Residential · Hip
Known for:Waterfront · Views · Museums
Tips from locals
Fresh live seafood. Summertime staple in DC. Variety of restaurants and entertainment venues. Great place for family outing with lots of family friendly activities.
The Wharf is a brand new development that’s technically part of the Waterfront neighborhood, but it is so large it’s kind of its own thing (and it’s only halfway done). For decades this part of the city was nothing but seafood barges that would fish up the shellfish from the Potomac River,…
If you have been to the pier in San Francisco, this is Washington equivalent to it. Super expensive high end restaurants, beautiful outdoor area where you can look over Haines Point, huge music venue (the Anthem with capacity of 6000 people). Here you can also catch a free water taxi to Haines point…