The neighborhood is literally a few minutes away from so many of the sites DC is famous for. This includes the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument, the White House, and the Capitol, as well as the National Mall and the Smithsonian Museum. For nightlife and restaurants, the Navy Yard is 2 metro stops away. Penn Quarter is a mile away, straight up 7th St. You can also rent a bike from the Capitol BikeShare program and take a bike trail to Georgetown.
Public transportation of every kind is at the doorstep. The metro is 2 blocks away, the bus stops right on this street. You can walk to dozens of famous DC sites within 20 minutes. The Reagan airport is a 20 minute taxi ride or metro ride from the house.
You can rent bikes from Capitol Bikeshare, and there are hundreds of stations to pick up and drop off a bike. The closest is at L'Enfant plaza. You can also purchase a ticket to one of the tour buses at L'Enfant plaza.
You do not need a car here, but if you are going to bring one, let us know if you would like to reserve our off-street parking spot which is available to guests for $20 per night.