D.C. September 24, 2017
7 Iconic DC Streets You Must Stroll At Least Once
DC is quickly becoming one of the most walkable cities in the country. We have charming streets lined with boutiques, gorgeous neighborhood streets covered by leafy green trees and iconic streets that will take you past impressive monuments and landmarks. We found 7 iconic streets that you actually should stroll.
1. 7th St NW
Walk Along 7th Street to enjoy DC’s Chinatown neighborhood.This bright neighborhood has colorful restaurants, trendy stores and the Verizon Center. You can often see concert-goers, bar hoppers and tourists milling around on 7th Street.
2. Wisconsin Avenue NW
Wisconsin Avenue is another charming Georgetown street that will take you into Northwest DC. Walk along Wisconsin to see Georgetown row homes, sidewalk cafes, bookstores and shops.
3. Florida Ave
Florida Avenue will take you through some of the most gorgeous neighborhoods. It was originally know as Boundary Street because it was the border of the original boundaries of DC. There are incredible houses all along Florida Avenue including the historic LeDroit Park neighborhood.
4. M Street
M Street takes you through the historic Georgetown neighborhood. Walking down the brick sidewalks of M Street is quite an enjoyable stroll. There are boutiques and stores, restaurant patios, views of the C&O Canal and the waterfront.
5. U Street NW
U Street is a beloved bar strip and has been an important part of the African American culture. Known "Black Broadway," U Street has plenty of beautiful murals in the many alleys, grab a beer at one of the bustling bars or shop through the thrift stores and boutiques.
6. Massachusetts Avenue NW
Massachusetts Avenue is one of the widest roads in DC and it cuts across DC. A particularly charming part of Massachusetts Avenue is "Embassy Row" where you can walk past the beautiful embassy mansions.
7. Constitution Avenue
Constitution Avenue is one of the main drags in DC There are many government buildings lining Constitution but it is perfect if you want access to the Smithsonian Museums, monuments or major landmarks.
What streets would you add to our list of best streets?
You can also find charming streets in these beautiful neighborhoods!