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Attractions in Adams Morgan

Adams Morgan has perhaps the most vibrant nightlife scene in Washington, D.C. The community is found where 18th Street and Columbia Street intersect. The Adams Morgan neighborhood boasts ethnic diversity and plenty of restaurants, nightclubs, shops, coffeehouses, and galleries. It is a hot spot among young people and tourists desiring to explore the immigrant culture of the city.

There are a number of attractions in and around the Adams Morgan neighborhood. In addition to the wealth of nightspots to visit in the area, Adams Morgan also hosts an annual festival, known as Adams Morgan Day, on the second Sunday in September celebrating its cultural diversity and featuring musical performances and ethnic cuisine. Visitors can peruse the sidewalk cafes and shop for artisan crafts, and watch dance demonstrations. There are also fun activities for families, including interactive exhibits for children.

Visitors to the area will want to check out the District of Columbia Arts Center located on 18 Street NW, which showcases up-and-coming local artists, including those working in both the visual and theatrical disciplines. Tourists can also enjoy nearby Meridian Hill Park, which features historical statues, architecturally significant structures, landscaped grounds and hiking paths.

Nearby accommodations for visitors include everything from executive hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts. One thing travelers will need to keep in mind is that Adams Morgan is not directly on the subway line. There are, however, subway stations located in adjacent neighborhoods, including Columbia Heights. Visitors can take the DC Circulator bus or the Metrobus to the nearby subway stations or for traveling to other destinations from Adams Morgan. Travelers who are bringing their own transportation to the area will be able to park on the street during the daytime. However, there are a number of nearby parking garages that visitors can take advantage of as an alternative to on-street parking.

Washington D.C. experiences hot and muggy summers and mild to cold winters. Tourists should dress in according with the season.


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