Things To Do in Washington, DC – Local Tips From the Staff at Hotel Madera
Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Madera helps you make the most of your Washington DC stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips on things to do in Washington, DC.
We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Washington DC, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.
Bukom Cafe offers the best of West African food, music, and art. It's a favorite of the local West African transplants in DC.
Ghana Cafe - Traditional dishes from Ghana, adventurous and hearty lunch specials, and great ambiance with high ceilings make this restaurant inviting
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Right next to historic Ben's Chili Bowl in the heart of the U Street corridor is the Saloon, where you'll find only great beers.
Churchkey is the place to go for great beers. 500 unique bottles, 50 specialty beers on tap make this a beer-lover's paradise.
Joy Of Motion Dance Studio - Stretch your mind, body and spirit. JOM has it all from ballet and jazz to african and belly dancing.
Flow Yoga Studio - This is the perfect place to unwind. Very friendly place with a cozy lounge and complimentary tea and cookies.
The latest trends for the hipster in us all, Urban Outfitters is one of the best places to go. You can head to either of their DC stores.
Head to The Shops at Georgetown Park and check out the offerings at Intermix. It's a great place to go for your 'retail therapy'.
National Zoo - great escape from the big city life it allows you to see so many things and animals you may have never thought possible and it is FREE.
Washington Nationals Baseball - Going to baseball games allows you to keep a part of your youth.
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Robert E Lee House at Arlington National Cemetery - My interest in history in this country's leaders past and present is well presented here.
Seeing the MLK Memorial for the first time, built a sense of commitment to the promise of positive change.
For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Hotel Madera's Guest Service team at (202) 296-7600
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