Become a DC Local!

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Your adventure as a DC intern awaits! Make the most of your time in the capital city. Explore all that DC has to offer. 

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • Sackler Gallery (art from the continent of Asia)
  • Freer Gallery (African art)
  • American Indian Museum
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Air and Space Museum
  • National Gallery of Art
  • Hirschhorn Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • Renwick Gallery
  • National Zoo
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • Washington Monument
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Kennedy Center Millenium Stage has free performances every night at 6 PM. From ballet to hip hop, the range of offerings is very diverse.
  • Wooly Mammoth is an experiential theater that pushes the limits of live theater
  • Shakespeare Theater Company
  • Blues Alley
  • Ford's Theater where Lincoln was shot
  • Arena Stage focuses on American works from classics to fresh works
  • Story District features original true stories told by people like you
  • National Theater hosts Broadway shows and musicals
  • Eastern Market
  • Union Market
  • Georgetown Flea Market
  • Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market
  • National Portrait Gallery (Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro station)
  • International Spy Museum (L’Enfant Plaza Metro station)
  • The Phillips Collection (Dupont Circle Metro station)
  • Dunbarton Oaks (Dupont Circle or Foggy Bottom)
  • Around the World Cultural Food Festival (late August)
  • DC Jazz Festival (September)
  • Latino Festival aka Fiesta DC (September)
  • Turkish Festival (September)
  • National Christmas Tree Lighting (November)
  • Chinese New Year (January/February)
  • Annual Flamenco Festival (February at Lisner Auditorium)
  • St. Patrick's Day (March)
  • Francofonie Cultural Festival (March/April)
  • National Cherry Blossom Festival (March/April)
  • Cinco de Mayo (May)
  • Fiesta Asia (May)
  • Passport DC where embassies offer open houses(May)
  • Smithsonian Folk Life Festival (June/July)
  • Adams Morgan (between Dupont Circle and Woodley Park Metro stations)
  • Bloomingdale (15 minute walk to green line’s Shaw-Howard U Metro station)
  • Dupont Circle (on Metro's red line)
  • Foggy Bottom (on Metro's orange line)
  • Georgetown (15 minute walk from Foggy Bottom Metro station)
  • H Street NE (15 minute walk from Union Station Metro station)
  • Penn Quarter/Chinatown (on Metro's red line)
  • Shaw (on Metro's green line)
  • U Street Corridor (on Metro's green and yellow lines)
  • Southwest Waterfront (on Metro's green line)

Eat, eat, eat your way around the world at famous food trucks, local hangouts, and 5-star restaurants

Check the walkscore at your destination at www.walkscore.com.