Washington D.C. Suburbs

Washington D.C. Suburbs Travel Guide

Articles about Washington D.C. Suburbs

By Amy McKeever
Things get rather hot and humid in Washington, D.C., at this time of year, which makes it a perfect time to get out of the city. Even if you only have one day to spare, there are many worthy destinations nearby, and we’ve whittled it down to three...
By Sarah Begley / Time.com
The Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. reopened for the first time in half a century on Monday, and some people were so excited they were literally dancing in the streets. The festivities were documented on social media, where people shared phot...
By Amy McKeever
It used to be that the only real food options for tourists visiting the National Mall in Washington, D.C. were hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and bagels. But this summer, the park’s concession stands have rolled out new expanded menus featuring eve...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

Whether you’re seeking out for Presidential pomp or the story behind a French-fry-topped sandwich, these 20 cities are living in the past in the best ways possible. 

By Kate Parham Kordsmeier
By Alison Lewis

Hotels in Washington D.C. Suburbs

Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, this Kimpton boutique hotel is less than a mile from major landmarks like the Lyceum and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Behind a stately red-brick exterior, the hotel has 107 guest rooms furnished by acclaimed designer Vicente Wolf.

Restaurants in Washington D.C. Suburbs

A modern oyster bar and fish house located on Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda, Black’s Bar & Kitchen serves organic and coastal selections. More than 300 varieties of wine are housed on racks inside a floor-to-ceiling glass room visible to guests.

Things to do in Washington D.C. Suburbs

Experience the horseracing traditions of Middleburg’s hunt country at the annual Virginia Fall Races, held the first Saturday and Sunday in October. Dating back to 1955, the steeplechase races take place at Glenwood Park, the oldest continually operated racecourse in the state.