Tag: Tourist Tips

DC Area Hike: Great Falls Park- Maryland

DC Area Hike: Great Falls Park- Maryland

Great Falls Park Maryland Edition can be found if you just hop over the Potomac River. Drive down the windy MacArthur Ave and avoid every biker you see, of which there will almost definitely be a lot. Similar to the Virginia side, it has a $10 […]

Where to find Five Free Bathrooms in Downtown DC

Where to find Five Free Bathrooms in Downtown DC

Picture this: you’re doing the touristy thing and are taking pictures on the National Mall. You’ve had a lot of water because it’s summer in the city and you want to stay hydrated. Then all of the sudden it hits you: you need to go […]

13 Apps to Download before visiting Washington, DC

13 Apps to Download before visiting Washington, DC

As with most cities, when you’re visiting for the first time you could very likely feel a bit overwhelmed. We’re no New York City or Tokyo, but DC definitely has it’s headaches. To mitigate those stresses as best as possible, whip out your smartphone and download these apps. You’ll have a much better time in the city, we promise.

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Where to Watch DC Fireworks (other than the National Mall)

Where to Watch DC Fireworks (other than the National Mall)

Last week, Carrie outlined what we’d consider the perfect tourist’s guide to their first Fourth of July in the nation’s capital. However, maybe it’s not your first rodeo in DC and you’re looking for something different. You don’t have to brave the crowds down by the […]

Locals Guide to Fourth of July in Washington, D.C.

Locals Guide to Fourth of July in Washington, D.C.

There are few more patriotic ways to spend the Fourth of July than in the Nation’s Capital. Our lovely home of Washington D.C. turns into a vibrant red, white, and blue party and definitely something that everyone should add to their bucket list! I did […]