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Top Reasons to Participate in the 2020 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon & Half Marathon

Rock DC in 2020 for a special edition event where the race will be entirely in the runner’s hands.

Runners taking part in the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon and Half Marathon
8 Exciting Ways to Engage with Baseball in Washington, DC

There are plenty of ways to engage with the national pastime in the nation’s capital. And now, with DC ready to host its first World Series since 1933 thanks to the Washington Nationals' incredible run, there's no better time to take in these experiences. Check them out below!

Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park - Baseball in Washington, DC
10+ Great Sports Bars & Restaurants in Washington, DC

When the big game is on, it's time to cozy up to a bar, order a brew and some apps and enjoy. We've compiled a great list of bars and restaurants that make for the perfect sports-watching experience in Washington, DC. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many restaurants and bars have restrictions and...

Penn Social - Places to Watch Football in Chinatown - Washington, DC
8 Hotels for Sports Fans in Washington, DC

Washington, DC features exciting sporting events throughout the year. The fall and winter seasons offer the Washington Capitals , the Washington Wizards and the Washington Redskins , while spring and summer bring seasons for the Washington Nationals and D.C. United . We’ve compiled hotels that will...

Top of the Yard rooftop bar next to Nationals Park - Rooftop bar in DC's Capitol Riverfront neighborhood
Ways to Stay Engaged With DC’s Sports Teams

While attending games and watching contests live on TV is not an option at the moment, you can still re-live great moments from DC sports teams and follow their social media feeds for fun activities. We’ll start our rundown with the 2018 Stanley Cup champions, the 2019 World Series champions and...

view of soccer stadium during a game
DC Sports Teams Return to Play

Sports fans, rejoice. The NHL, NBA, WNBA and MLB are all set to return. Although spectating will be limited to watching games from the comfort of your home, you can finally root on the local squads in live action again. Keep in mind that due to the COVID-19 crisis or lingering health issues, some...

Nationals Park
7 Reasons to Attend a Washington Capitals Hockey Game

Attending a Washington Capitals game is a time-honored tradition in DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown neighborhood . Thousands of fans flock to the Capital One Arena 41 times between October and April, rocking the red to root on the Caps. In 2018, the team won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise's 44-...

Washington Capitals Hockey Game at Capital One Arena - Professional Sports in Washington, DC
Your Guide to Washington Nationals Baseball

The 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals are back in action this spring and summer with an exciting schedule, plenty of home runs and, of course, Racing Presidents. Save up to 20% off tickets when using code VISITDC . The History of the Washington Nationals After a 33-year absence, Major...

Stephen Strasburg at Nationals Parade
Where to Ice Skate in Washington, DC

DC’s year-round temps are pretty moderate, but during the winter – when cold Canadian winds whistle down the Potomac and Anacostia rivers – Washingtonians bundle up for a day (or a night) on the ice. Public ice skating rinks can be found in multiple neighborhoods in DC proper, so check out the best...

@jeremy.smythe - Nighttime winter ice skating at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden - Where to ice skate this winter in Washington, DC
7 Can’t-Miss DC Sports Superstars

Sports fans adore when an entire team works together to accomplish a common goal, as the Washington Capitals did in winning the 2018 Stanley Cup. But seeing a superstar show off his or her tremendous skill in an individual feat of glory can also leave a lasting memory. Fortunately, DC has plenty of...

Washington Nationals fans cheering at baseball game - The best things to do this spring and summer in Washington, DC