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Where to admire holiday lights in Washington, D.C. this season

Deck the District with boughs of holly.

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10 beautiful wedding venues in Washington, D.C.

Get hitched at these aesthetically pleasing venues.

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12 holidays markets happening in the D.C. area this year

Get your gifts early at these local spots.

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D.C.'s 10 largest residential developments under construction

The city’s built environment is transforming with these megaprojects.

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10 D.C. area towns worth visiting for fun day trips

Itching to get out of the city? Visit these charming towns.

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The 30 best things to do in Washington, D.C., with kids

From vintage carousels to world-renowned museums, D.C. offers something for every family. We’ve mapped our 30 top picks.

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The 18 best design and furniture stores in the D.C. area

Where to shop when you need a new piece

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10 beautiful houses of worship in D.C., mapped

From churches to synagogues to monasteries, see where you can find the most architecturally stunning houses of worship in the nation’s capital

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D.C.’s 20 most underrated museums and galleries, mapped

Skip the National Mall and head to these lesser-known locations instead.

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The D.C. area’s best bike trails, mapped

From Mount Vernon Trail to the Capital Crescent Trail, see what the area has in store for those who like to explore in the great outdoors.

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Your guide to the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C.

Where to get fresh fruit, vegetables, and other foodstuff.

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20 secret gardens and green spaces in Washington, D.C.

Sit back, relax, and soak up the sun in these 20 secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Washington, D.C.

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The D.C. area’s 24 best ice-skating rinks, mapped

These venues offer classes, competitions, and kid-friendly fun.

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Washington, D.C.’s most iconic buildings, mapped 

The District boasts an array of architectural gems.

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17 military monuments, museums, and memorials in the D.C. area

Where to honor U.S. veterans and military members in and around the nation’s capital.

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D.C.'s most beautiful interiors, mapped

It’s what’s on the inside that counts.

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A history buff's guide to the D.C. area's best non-touristy sites

Don’t gloss over these extraordinary places.

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Remembering D.C.’s historic movie theaters

From the Trans-lux to the Dunbar, take a look at the city’s storied past.

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D.C.’s 15 most important neoclassical structures, mapped

The White House, the Jefferson Memorial, the Commerce Department, the American Red Cross headquarters, and more—these creations typify the District’s most prominent architectural style.

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The most famous cemeteries and graves in the D.C. area, mapped

See where noted authors, politicians, and others are buried.

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30 essential places to visit in D.C. right now

From lesser-known museums to some of the region’s finest parks

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D.C.’s 15 most haunted locations, mapped

Spooky!

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24 pumpkin patches near Washington, D.C., mapped

The best places in the area to procure your pumpkins

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Which ward of D.C. do you inhabit? Here’s a handy map.

The District has eight wards that determine elections and the distribution of city services.

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18 great spots for admiring fall foliage in D.C.

Change is in the air.

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Where to find community gardens in D.C.

There are dozens spread across the city, waiting to be tilled.

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Where to find dog parks in D.C.

With more than a dozen dog parks, the District has plenty of places for your furry friend(s) to run around.

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Where to find public pools in Washington, D.C.

From outdoor pools to indoor pools, take a dive near you

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Where to find kid-friendly spray parks in D.C.

The little ones can cool off easily at these 26 locations

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12 D.C. area hikes worth traveling to, mapped

Get your hiking boots ready!

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Fourth of July 2019: D.C. prepares for Trump changes

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Where to watch D.C.’s Fourth of July fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day from these vantage points

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D.C.’s 10 best people-watching locations, mapped

Get your binoculars ready!

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7 great beaches to hit in the D.C. region

Just because D.C. is landlocked doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a nearby coast

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D.C.'s top 10 places for crying in public, mapped

These include old standbys such as the Lincoln Memorial and the National Cathedral, and some outdoor venues you may not have considered.

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Where to watch movies outdoors in D.C. this summer, mapped

See what flicks to look forward to at 10 different locations

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7 places to find free, outdoor fitness classes in D.C.

From Georgetown to Navy Yard

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The D.C. area’s most beautiful coworking locations

Get inspired at these 12 workspaces

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10 great D.C. starter homes, mapped

Expect each home to be listed under $550,000 with at least two bedrooms.