Welcome to the St. Gregory Hotel, in the heart of trendy Dupont Circle. Here the city’s finest attractions are within arms reach, and there’s plenty to keep you interested, active and entertained. Here are 10 things to do in Dupont Circle.
Grab a Hoagie from Bub and Pop’s
The quintessential mom and pop neighborhood sandwich shop, Bub and Pop’s signature Italian hoagie never disappoints. This stack of genoa salami, capicola, pepperoni, aged provolone, prosciutto and house-made balsamic vinaigrette goes down easy at the restaurant and on the go (just ask for extra napkins).
Ride a Bike around Dupont Circle
The Dupont Circle neighborhood surrounds a grand traffic circle with a park and fountain at it’s center. Rent a bike at any convenient Capital Bikeshare stand and take a couple laps before jutting out to Georgetown or Capitol Hill.
Wine Tasting at Kabin
Usually a gaudy dance club, Kabin raises its nose on the third Wednesday of every month for a wine tasting class led by the Tipsy Sommelier. It’s casual, fun and tasty with complimentary hors d’oeuvres paired with wines.
Sample the Goods at Dupont Market
This indoor and outdoor market has take home goods like homemade jams and on-the-spot treats like delicious breakfast pizzas. On many Sunday mornings, you can catch live music from local bands at this eclectic foodie haven.
Explore the Anderson House
The Society of the Cincinnati prides itself on being the nation’s oldest patriotic organization. While what that means evades most of us, they do have a grand property and museum called the Anderson House in Dupont Circle. Well worth the visit, it’s filled with old relics and fine art.
Visit the DuPont Circle Farmer’s Market
Take in aromas of fresh flowers and and sample locally sourced produce and food at the DuPont Circle Farmer’s Market. Those with a sweet craving will swoon with delight when they try Dolcezza Gelato’s carefully crafted scoops.
Go Dancing at Heist
VIP sections decked out with leather chairs and bottle service, a gorgeous bar underneath a starry light display, top 40 hits played by cool DJs, Heist has what you need for a night dancing in Dupont Circle.
Take in the Phillips Collection
An extraordinary mass of work, the Phillips Collection features work from Renoir, Pollock, and Van Gogh among others. This impressive art museum in Washington, DC is always well worth a visit.
Skim the Stacks at Claude Taylor Photography
Claude Taylor Photography looks like a record shop, but the stacks are filled with photographs from around the world. Take a journey through Claude’s images and maybe find a print worthy of your kitchen or living room.
Brunch at Teddy & The Bully Bar
Round up your friends or meet new ones when you stop in for brunch at this local hot spot. On Sundays you can enjoy an unlimited brunch menu, complete with a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar and bottomless mimosas.
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