City Guides

A Day in DC

This week we join zestt organics' Marketing Manager, Charlotte, for a day spent exploring in DC.



Why Washington DC? 

Washington, D.C. is not just the capital of the United States; it's a city packed with history, culture, and politics. Its many museums, historical sites, and government buildings make it a great place to dive into American history. In addition, D.C. is famous for its diverse neighborhoods, lively arts scene, and gorgeous parks and gardens!

Best local Eats?

A local star in Washington, D.C. is called Le Diplomate, a charming French bistro that transports you straight to Paris. Located on 14th Street, this popular spot is known for its authentic French cuisine, including classics like escargot, steak frites, and freshly baked baguettes. With its cozy, bustling atmosphere and beautiful sidewalk seating, Le Diplomate offers an amazing dining experience that captures the essence of a Parisian café.

Tourist Trap that is worth the stop?

While it might seem touristy, the Smithsonian museums are world-renowned and offer free admission. The National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of American History, and the National Museum of Natural History are particularly popular and provide an enriching experience for visitors of all ages.

Place to stay? 

The Hay-Adams in Washington, D.C. is a luxury hotel just steps from the White House, offering historic charm, modern elegance, and stunning city views. Known for its impeccable service, it’s a top choice for a sophisticated stay in the capital.

Notable Landmark?

The Lincoln Memorial honors Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. It is not only a striking architectural piece but also a symbol of American ideals and the civil rights movement. The memorial's location at the western end of the National Mall provides a stunning view of the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument.

Kaley Woods