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Washington, DC has plenty of ways to get you around town. Most notably, there’s the famously spotless Metro, but there are also Ubers, cabs, and for those who drive themselves, parking isn’t too bad. One of the most fun, however, is the Circulator, which is a $1 bus that loops around the entire city hitting each of its stops around every ten minutes.

The National Mall

Lincoln Memorial og Reflecting Pool.

Iconic monuments from the Capitol Building to the White House to the Washington Monument keep the National Mall DC’s most well known attraction. Ride around it on the Circulator’s Red Line and hop out at all the cool stops along the way.

Dupont Circle

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Art galleries like the Phillips Collection and international cuisine from restaurants like Teaism Dupont Circle keep the St. Gregory Hotel’s home neighborhood fun. The Circulator’s Blue Line can take you from the neighborhood out exploring and back again.

Georgetown

Rowing Potomac River Key Bridge Georgetown University Washington DC from Roosevelt Island.  Completed in 1923 this is the oldest bridge in Washington DC.

The gothic architecture of Georgetown University high above the red brick homes and quaint boutiques around town sets an attractive stage for this DC neighborhood. The Yellow Line will take you up through the neighborhood and back down to the center of the city.

Anacostia Park

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The Circulator has serious reach that extends out of the city and across the Anacostia River to Maryland. The waterfront park, no more than a twenty-minute ride from Capitol Hill offers serene waterfront views and green grass to relax on.

National Zoological Park

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The Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park is arguably its most adorable attraction. Set just north of Georgetown, the Circulator’s Green Line can take you to this kingdom of giant pandas, elephants and lion cubs.

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