A man in a yellow kayak paddles down the river with the washington monument visible in the distance.

Kayaking the Potomac River

Viewing the city from inside a 40-pound shell of fiberglass could be intimidating, but instead it offers welcome perspective. Learn more about Michaela Riva Gaaserud’s experiences on the Potomac, as well as how you can start paddling yourself.

Dupont Circle is a popular neighborhood for shopping in Washington DC

The Best Shopping in Washington DC

Washington DC has great neighborhood shopping with unique stores and boutiques. Some of the stores are geared toward high-end consumers, but there are also many “finds” if you know where to look.

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Secrets of the Lincoln Memorial

While many myths surround the Lincoln Memorial, the rumor that something exists under the iconic structure is actually true. Read on to discover what’s hiding beneath the iconic memorial.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

War Memorials in Washington DC

The west end of the National Mall is home to the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the National World War II Memorial. Read on for more information about visiting these powerful memorials that honor our nation’s service members.

Moon Take a Hike Washington DC

Historic grounds, mountain terrain, beachside and waterfalls surround Washington DC. Because of the stunning scenery around the city, hiking in Washington DC is more than a trek around town. Travel writer Theresa Dowell Blackinton shows you the best hikes in and around Washington DC. All hikes within the guide take less than 2 hours to […]

The pillars and white dome of the Jefferson Memorial as seen from across the water.

Spring Awakening in Washington DC

The temperatures hit nearly 80 degrees in Washington this week, and with the warming trend came an annual migration: flocks of school groups, families, international travelers and conventioneers descending on the National Mall and its environs to enjoy what is inarguably the city’s finest season.

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Springtime Giveaway to Launch Moon Washington DC

This March, in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20-April 27), Moon is pleased to launch the first edition of Moon Washington DC. To celebrate the upcoming festival and the release of our new guidebook, Moon is giving a $250 AMEX Gift Card away to one lucky winner.

Moon Washington DC

Journalist Patricia Nevins Kime welcomes travelers to iconic, history-rich Washington D.C. with this thorough guide, covering everything from the city’s vibrant downtown scene to its stately Foggy Bottom district. Kime offers interesting trip ideas for every kind of experience, including Top 10 Off-the-Mall Delights, Fun and Free in D.C., and Washington’s Winning Theaters. From experiencing […]