DC Attractions

Attractions in DC

We may not visit all of these places as part of Access DC, but you can always visit them by yourself!  For more information about DC sites and attractions, visit the www.washington.org.

 

Wolf Trap

Wolf Trap is America's National Park for the Performing Arts.  It includes an outdoor amphitheater and a separate indoor performance hall called The Barns.  Both venues feature musical performances and plays throughout the year.

 

The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center, named in honor of  President John F. Kennedy, is a beautiful building with several theaters, including an opera house and a concert hall.  Every semester, EFL students have the opportunity to visit the Kennedy Center and see a variety of performances, including ballets and musicals. The Kennedy Center also offers free shows. To see upcoming events, visit the Millennium Stage page here

 

Washington Nationals Baseball

The "Nats" are Washington's major league baseball team.  Students usually go to a game in the spring or summer.  The opportunity to see the great American pastime isn't to be missed!

 

Potomac Riverboat Cruise

The Potomac Riverboat Cruise is a great way to see DC from a different perspective.

 

Nearby Restaurants

Aside from restaurants located on-campus, students can explore the area and visit some local restaurants, including:

 The Tombs

The Tombs is a favorite among students and faculty alike. With a wide selection of simple and classic American food and drinks, this restaurant is popular as both an affordable lunch stop and a fun night out with friends. The Tombs is located right outside the main entrance of campus, and is a welcoming venue for all visitors. 

 Wisemiller's

For a low-priced and tasty lunch, Wisemiller's (also known as "Wisey's") is a popular destination. This Georgetown establishment is known for its delicious sandwiches and salads, and is an affordable option for students. Aside from making sandwiches, Wisey's is also a convinient small store for basic snacks and some groceries. With a second location on Wisconsin Avenue, this Georgetown classic is a great place to grab a bite.

 Wingos

Craving some yummy finger food? Wingos is just the place to go for the best chicken wings in the area. Try their different seasoning flavors. 

 Good Stuff Eatery

For a twist on your average burger, try this place. Local and fresh ingredients are used. 

 Moby Dick's House of Kabob

Looking for some good Persian cooking with a Mediterranean twist? Plates include rice or you can order a wrap. This is a tasty and low-priced restaurant a few blocks away from campus. 

 Pho 75

For a low-priced but delicious Vietnamese dish, check out this restaurant located near the Rosslyn metro station. 

* Some restaurants accept Georgetown meal plan 'flex dollars' or even just regular 'debit dollars' by using the GO Card. Click here to read more and see options: http://gocard.georgetown.edu/