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Regarded as one of Washington, DC’s most trendy and vibrant neighborhoods, Dupont Circle is a fantastic place to base yourself during a trip to the nation’s capital. Here you’ll find an abundance of top-rated eateries, sites, museums, trendy boutiques, and fun activities to keep you entertained throughout your stay. It’s a particularly great destination for foodies, art lovers, history buffs, couples, and families, but with its vast offerings, all types of travelers will find something to love here.Your perfect Dupont Circle accommodation
Choose from a wide range of sleek, trendy, and comfortable vacation rentals in Dupont Circle. Washington, DC’s most vibrant neighborhood is home to a variety of impressive accommodation options which come in all shapes and sizes. Larger groups and families can choose from several spacious rentals which are large enough to sleep big groups. The vast majority of rentals in Dupont Circle are designed with exposed brick walls, urban-minimalist decor, and tasteful furnishings. Book a rental with a private balcony and charming city views. Several pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.
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The area and getting around
If you’ll be flying into the city, the closest domestic airport is Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), just a 4-mile drive away. The largest nearby airport is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), a 22-mile drive away. The most convenient way to travel to and from the airport is by taxi or a ride-share app, such as Uber or Lyft. Airport shuttles and public transportation buses are also an option.A walkable neighborhood
Dupont Circle is marked by its famous traffic circle and fountain at its center. The neighborhood is extremely walkable, with most places near each other and reachable on foot. Pedestrian walkways and sidewalks are abundant all throughout the neighborhood.
Travelers and activities
With a never-ending range of top-rated dining options, Dupont Circle is a prime destination for foodies. A trip here isn’t complete without grabbing a hoagie from Bub and Pop’s, which is possibly the most well-known sandwich shop in the entire neighborhood. Here you can order authentic Italian hoagies with aged provolone, prosciutto, capicola, genoa salami, and house-made balsamic vinaigrette. Have brunch at the trendiest brunch spot in the city, Teddy & the Bully Bar. There’s a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar, bottomless mimosas, and an unlimited menu of food offerings.Dupont Circle for couples
Dupont Circle offers an array of activities for couples. Head to Kramerbooks & Afterwords, a dual café/bookstore. The indie bookshop offers an impressive collection of books, but the best part is that you can dine and drink cocktails at the on-site café afterwards. Another great place to grab a drink after a long day of walking and exploring is The Big Hunt. The laid-back dive bar features weekly comedy nights, as well as a nice selection of craft beers and other beverages.
Dupont Circle is home to a series of huge, abandoned underground tunnels which sit just under the Dupont Circle Fountain.
Top 5 travel tips in Dupont Circle
Dupont Circle is best seen on foot. Explore some of the main streets of the neighborhood with a self-guided walking tour starting at the Embassy of Australia. You can continue for 2 miles along Massachusetts Avenue. This stretch is referred to as Embassy Row. During this walk, you’ll pass by several embassies, memorials, and famous sites.2. Browse the famed Phillips Collection
Dating back to 1921, this was America’s first modern art museum. Here you can browse a wide collection of modernist and impressionist works by renowned artists like Van Gogh, Mark Rothko, Henri Matisse, and Georges Braque.3. Stop by the Dupont Circle Farmer’s Market
This year-round farmer’s market is rated as one of the top farmer’s markets in the entire country, so it’s not to be missed. Over 50 farmers gather here to offer their seasonal organic produce, farm-raised meat, delicious baked goods, artisan cheeses, locally roasted coffee, homemade jams, and more. You’ll find plenty of gluten-free, vegan, and plant-based options here, as well as hot food options. Spend a Sunday strolling around and enjoying the unique atmosphere of the market.4. Explore Dupont Circle on a bicycle
Dupont Circle is known for its walkability, but it’s also a great place to explore on a bicycle. There are a plethora of Capital Bikeshare stands throughout the neighborhood where you can rent a bicycle anytime. Ride through embassy row, through the traffic circle, and parks throughout the neighborhood. Afterwards, you can set off to explore other nearby neighborhoods in the city, like Georgetown and Capitol Hill.5. Go shopping on Connecticut Avenue
Browse a wide range of shops and local boutiques on Connecticut Avenue. Here you’ll find well-known stores like H&M, Gap, Lou Lou, and Brooks Brothers. There are jewelry shops, men and women’s clothing shops, and fun Bohemian boutiques that you can spend an entire afternoon browsing.