14 Things Longtime Washingtonians Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

Washingtonians have a little bit of a negative reputation in the country. We’ve been accused of being rude, elitist and out of touch. But we want you to know that those are just stereotypes and that DC is a great place to live and Washingtonians are fun people. But if you do want to move here, we made a list of 14 things lifelong Washingtonians for newcomers to know.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

So if you do move to DC, we want you to know that while it might be hard in the beginning, it really is one of the best cities in the world.