D.C. May 16, 2017
15 Undeniable Reasons Why Everyone Loves Washington DC
It’s hard to deny the beauty, fun and excitement that lives in DC. It really is one of the most magnificent cities in the country. And if you needed some reasons to love Washington DC, here are 15 of them!
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1. Our cupcakes are amazing.
Cupcakes were a dessert trend that took over DC a few years ago and it’s still going strong. The lines at Georgetown Cupcakes and Baked and Wired are really worth the wait.
2. Two words: half smokes.
Trust us, you won’t find anything as tasty or satisfying anyone where else in the country than a delicious half smoke from Ben’s Chili Bowl.
3. Mumbo sauce
Your chicken wings will never taste the same after you try mumbo sauce, DC’s beloved sweet and tangy condiment.
4. Public transit for the win.
You don’t need a car or a license to get around in DC. Our extensive public transportation system will take you all around DC and into the surrounding suburbs in Maryland and Virginia.
5. Our museums are free.
Whether you love art or history or the news or learning about different cultures, you are going to find the museum for you in DC. And you can visit it free of charge.
6. Craft beer a plenty.
DC’s craft beer scene has exploded over the last few years and it does not disappoint. Enjoy visiting the different local breweries and trying their unique brews.
7. A city of green space.
DC might be a city but it is filled with green space. You can relax on the Mall, play in Rock Creek Park, explore the Arboretum or visit one of the dozens of local parks around the area.
8. Local coffee
DC has so many amazing independent coffee shops where you can chat with a barista and enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee, latte or espresso.
9. You can find every type of food here.
No matter what food you like to enjoy, you can find delicious options here in DC. We have everything from Italian to Mexican to Greek to Ethiopian to German to Russian and more!
We know that a lot of cities do brunch but no one really does brunch quite as well as DC.
11. We take care of our city.
DC is a very well cared for city. It’s clean and beautiful!
12. Cherry blossoms
Cherry blossom season is one of the most beautiful seasons in the entire world. Nothing beats DC in the spring!
13. No one festivals like we do.
DC just might be the festival capital of the country. We have neighborhood festivals, ethnic festivals, book festivals, seasonal festivals and food festivals, just to name a few.
14. Diversity lives here.
There are 177 diplomatic embassies in Washington DC. You can explore the embassies every spring during Passport DC and you can enjoy diversity from the many different ethnic restaurants, shops and festivals all over the district.
15. History is made here.
DC has earned its place in history. Historic decisions have been made here and will continue to be made in our backyard.
So why do you love DC?
And if you need more convincing that DC is the best, check out these 15 reasons!