There’s been plenty of talk around town over some of the new residents in DC’s Kalorama neighborhood, with new residents like the Obamas and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Here’s a guide on where to go in the neighborhood the Washington Post dubbed DC’s Beverly Hills.
Sophisticated Kalorama is home to a wide array of foreign embassies and ambassadors’ residences for countries from all over the world, including France, Haiti, and Madagascar. Take a stroll down the street to soak up the stately, old-world beauty of the buildings and to start crafting a travel bucket list!
Enjoy a romantic moment with a loved one on DC’s Spanish Steps, one of the city’s best hidden spots for a stolen moment with your significant other. Bring a book and spend an hour or two sitting by the fountain and bright flowers at the top of the stairs for a peaceful day away from the bustle of the city.
S St & 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC 20008
Just on the border of the residential area of Kalorama is Rock Creek Park, a 1,754-acre urban green space that has plenty to entertain children and families. Stop by on a sunny day to play a game of tennis or to embark on a hike that’ll help you unwind after a long day.
5200 Glover Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20015
Corner shop Kalorama Deli is known around the neighborhood for its delicious breakfast fare. Head over here before a morning hike for a simple turkey, egg, and cheese sandwich to see what the area’s residents are raving about.
2343 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
You don’t need to head to a theater to enjoy a movie with the family. Instead, make your way to Kalorama’s Mitchell Park for one of its summertime movie screenings. You’ll love getting to watch family-friendly hits while taking in the summer air.
23rd St. NW & S St NW, Washington, DC 20008