Discover the Real DC

Your guide to seeking out the unexpected in Washington, DC.

Discover the Real DC - The best things to do, events to attend, hotels to stay in and more in Washington, DC
Awe-inspiring. Heart-thumping. Mind-changing. Discover something you didn't know about DC during your next visit.

Let’s face it. Many people think DC starts and ends with the federal government, but this 68-square-mile city has so much more – and it’s at the top of its game. Michelin-starred masterpieces. Pre-Broadway premieres. Hands-on history. Find out what the District is really all about. Plan your next adventure with sneak peeks, neighborhood guides and trusted tips.

Friends boating on the Anacostia River at sunset - Discover the real Washington, DC