A Non-Tourist Day In D.C.

A Non-Tourist Day In D.C.

This past weekend I was busy planning the ultimate birthday weekend for Omar. For Saturday I had planned a whole day in D.C! Washington, D.C. is such a beautiful place, but if you’re a local then you know how hectic a nice Saturday afternoon can be in that city. I wanted to find some unique and different places for us to go. If you’re a local and looking for some different sights, things to do or places to eat then check out my list down below.


Things To See:

Technicolor Church
700 Delaware Ave., SW, Washington, D.C.

Watergate Steps
620 Ohio Dr, SW, Washington, D.C.

Darth Vader @ The National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.

Exorcist Stairs
Georgetown, M St & Canal Rd

Dupont Underground
1527-1583 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.
*Entrance at 19th St between Dupont Café and Starbucks

Secret Entrance to the White House
H St, NW, Washington, D.C

National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.

Srgt. Stubby Statue
Smithsonian Museum, 1300 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.

Spanish Steps
1725 22nd St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Things To Do:

Rock Creek Horse Center - $42/ea
5100 Glover Rd, Washington, D.C.

Escape Room - $20/ea (8 people)
3345 M St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Atlas Brew Tour – ($, Every two hours, starts at 12 p.m.)
2052 W Virginia Ave, NE, Ste 102, Washington, D.C.
Places To Eat:

Red Derby ($$, Brunch, Cash Only Bar or $5 Minimum on Card)
3718 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Sprinkles (Dessert, Bakery)
Georgetown, 3015 M St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Chicken + Whiskey ($, Food & Drinks)
1738 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Thomas Sweet (Dessert, Ice Cream)
3214 P St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Places To Drink:

The Gibson – Speakeasy ($, 4.4/5 Stars, Opens at 6 p.m., Prohibition-Era Themed)
2009 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Harold Black – Speakeasy ($, 4.7/5 Stars, Opens at 5:30 p.m., Secret Sliding Wall)
212 7th St, SE, Washington, D.C.

2 Birds 1 Stone – ($$$, 4.2/5 Stars, Opens at 6 p.m.)
1800 14th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Dan’s Café – (4.2/5 Stars, Mix your own drinks using squeeze bottles, Cash Only, Dive Bar, Opens at 7 p.m.)
2315 18th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Handsome Cock – ($$, 3.5/5 Stars, Throwback Music, Beer Pong Tables, Mario Kart and Board Games, Dive Bar)
1334 U St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Shelly’s Back Room Cigar Bar
1331 F St, NW, Washington, D.C.

Places To Shop:

Maine Ave Fish Market – (Seafood Market)
1100 Maine Ave, SW, Washington, D.C.

City Center DC – (High-end Shopping, Milk Ice Cream)
825 10th St, NW, Washington, D.C.


Meeps – (Vintage)
2104 18th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

What are some of your favorite spots in DC? Let me know by commenting down below.

xoxo, Michele