Home Sweet City welcomes you to Washington D.C., our nation’s capital and political epicenter. Experience the diversity and soul of D.C., a world-class cultural hub bursting at the seams with iconic patriotic monuments, historical troves, vast museums and symbols of political power. A city that impresses, with an immense history and streets abuzz with activities and attractions that satisfy the desires of each and every visitor, both young and old.
The neighborhoods of Washington D.C. are richly diverse. We offer Washington D.C. Vacation Rentals throughout the manicured streets of historic Georgetown and the trendy, bustling Dupont Circle to the stately architecture of Logan Circle and the skyscrapers of downtown Penn Quarter. Wander our streets where the cherry blossoms bloom in spring, a canvas of colorful leaves welcome the fall and fairy lights twinkle in the snow-capped wintery trees. Our city is walkable with easy to use public transportation and a hop-on, hop-off trolley that makes exploring a breeze.
Washington’s wealth of museums and monuments range from iconic landmarks to awe-inspiring memorials bearing tribute to heroes of the past. Many of these stand proud on the sacred grounds of the National Mall, the cultural heart of the city, spread out across two miles from the US Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. Gaze over the iconic reflective pool from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr gave his ‘I have a Dream’ speech, pay tribute to George Washington at the Washington Monument and step back in time at the Smithsonian Institute, the world’s largest complex of museums and galleries. Here you can view the flag that inspired the ‘Star Spangled Banner’, rekindle your love of flight at the National Air and Space Museum and visit the pandas, gorillas and orangutans at the National Zoo. Enjoy a unique dining experience at the Mitsitam Café at the fascinating Museum of the American Indian, whose varied menus feature indigenous food from different world regions. Honor the brave men that gave their lives for our country at the Arlington National Cemetery as you stroll through the immaculately manicured grounds, where The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier stands atop a hill overlooking the city, a sacred landmark. Take a guided tour of the mansion, gardens and tombs of one of the most visited historic sites in the US, George Washington’s Mount Vernon and sip a sundowner on a picnic blanket at the Jefferson Memorial as the night skies light up across the Potomac River. All this and you have only scraped the surface of the over 200 museums and monuments that await you.
The buzz of power and politics on the streets is almost tangible and when the White House calls, you answer! Washington D.C. is not only where you will find the President, Congress and the Supreme Court - the streets are lined with impressive buildings such as The Pentagon, The Watergate Complex and the Library of Congress. Whether you are exploring the East Wing of the White House, browsing the books in the Library, touring Capitol Hill or eavesdropping alongside congressmen in their local bar, the atmosphere is scented with politics and power.
Don’t be fooled by the suits, ties and briefcases! The backbone of Washington D.C. is built on arts and culture, a haven for the creative mind. Add some local flavor and unique flair to your trip and step off the beaten path. Music lovers gather for Jazz in the Garden at the sculpture gardens in the National Gallery of Art and at the free daily concerts at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. The classics of performing arts are showcased at prestigious venues such as The National and The Folger Theater and the critically acclaimed, award-winning Shakespeare Theater Company presents classics year-round. Aside from the famous art museums and galleries, art lovers are in for a treat at the Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria, where you are greeted with three floors of local artists’ creating in their studios. As the sun sets, casting a display of golden hues on the Potomac River and evening slowly wanes, the H Street Corridor comes alive. The streets are lined with top music venues and jazz clubs, eclectic bars, restaurants and breweries, the perfect check-in for a buzzy nightlife. Dine around the world without leaving town as you sample local and ethnic foods at award-winning restaurants and the finest craft beer in the city’s best breweries. Union Market is the epicenter of culinary creativity serving up fresh shucked oysters and unique creative foods. Alternatively, the Eastern Market in Capitol Hill is a hot-spot to dine and mingle with the locals.
There is nothing more exciting for kids as a vacation and Washington D.C. is a family-friendly destination. The city has many mainstream attractions to keep the kids entertained for days, if not weeks. We have some fun suggestions for the kids when they have tired from the hustle and bustle of playing tourist. Join the drum circle at Meridian Hill Park every Sunday, hike or bike the trails at Rock Creek Park or paddle and splash your way along the famed Potomac River enjoying some of the best views of the monuments by kayak. Attend a church service at the spectacular Washington National Cathedral, set up a picnic blanket and watch an outdoor movie at The National Mall, stroll the gardens of the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens or watch planes land from Gravelly Point on the river banks.
Traveling for business does not need to be complicated. Home Sweet City understands the needs of the business executive and traveler. Our hand selected portfolio of Washington D.C. Vacation Homes are designed with the amenities and creature comforts of home which offer so much more than a hotel room. From historic Georgetown row homes to hip modern penthouses, we have a rental to suit every business traveler.
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