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Find the best shops, boutiques and more in Washington, DC.

Discover Eastern Market’s Sights, Smells & Sounds

Nestled in the heart of historic Capitol Hill just north of Barracks Row, Eastern Market is a must-visit for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food and drink, and arts and crafts lovers. Designed to serve as the neighborhood town center, this popular community hub has attracted an eclectic group of...

Eastern Market on Capitol Hill - Indoor Market and Food Hall in Washington, DC
8 Charming Independent Bookstores in Washington, DC

Regularly ranked as one of the most literate cities in the nation, Washington, DC finds its brain fuel from a variety of new and used bookstores. During your visit, pass on the ebook for a classic paperback or a first edition. Browse the shelves of these neighborhood nooks to find that one book you...

@sanauphoto - Couple at Capitol Hill Books - Independent charming bookstores in Washington, DC
Everything You Need to Know About DC's Downtown Holiday Market

Where is the Downtown Holiday Market? What’s nearby? This year's edition of the Downtown Holiday Market will be on the street, filling two entire blocks of F Street NW from 7th to 9th Streets. Now in its 16th year, its bright lights bring Penn Quarter and Chinatown to life, providing a holiday...

Holiday Shopping at the Downtown Holiday Market - Christmas and Holiday Market in Washington, DC
8 Places to Shop in Upper Northwest DC

Retail in Upper Northwest ranges from the big-name, big-budget department stores and boutiques on Wisconsin Avenue NW to locally owned shops on Connecticut Avenue NW.

Politics & Prose Bookstore - Upper Northwest - Washington, DC
8 Vintage Shops & Thrift Stores for New-to-You Finds in Washington, DC

From luxe labels to locally owned boutiques, there’s no shortage of places for DC’s fashionable crowd to make a statement – and their last-season finds are your newest treasures. Get thrifty at these vintage boutiques for second-time-around gems.

Vintage Fashion at Meeps in Washington, DC
Where to Shop In & Around Washington, DC

Find great gift ideas or a fresh new look for your home, sweetheart or self in and around DC. No matter where you are in the city, you’ve got options. Indie storefronts populate some of the hot places to see and be seen, like 14th Street . Live out a Georgetown fantasy and browse its one-of-a-kind...

Family shopping in Georgetown - Washington, DC
Made in DC: 20+ Local Businesses That Deserve Your Attention

Small businesses across the country have had an especially tough year. DC's vibrant local community of entrepreneurs and creatives have pivoted from once-popular in-person experiences to online ordering and curbside pickups. We can't say enough about our homegrown businesses and hope you'll fall in...

@mbrenna5 - Union Market Holidays
Where to Shop at CityCenterDC

Fashionistas rejoice! CityCenterDC —an expansive, mixed-use development boasting boutique after boutique beckoning shoppers— has made Downtown DC the place to be when it comes to haute couture. The retail destination takes up several city blocks and features shops like Paul Stuart , Jo Malone...

Fall Installation at Palmer Alley in CityCenterDC - Where to Shop in Washington, DC
14 Stylish Georgetown Shops for the Fashion-Obsessed

Georgetown may be DC’s oldest neighborhood, but its shopping scene has the hottest of-the-moment fashions around. We’ve gathered up more than a dozen must-stop shops for your day in this stylish 'hood.

Where to shop in Georgetown - Places to shop in Washington, DC
What's Open, Reopening, Closed and Canceled in Washington, DC

The coronavirus pandemic has affected events, attractions and other businesses throughout the Washington, DC area. The city is currently in Phase Two of recovery, which allows many businesses to reopen. Make sure to check out our list of reopened businesses and read below for more details on...

@brenntravels - Summer sunset over DC skyline flying into Reagan Airport - Best views of Washington, DC