The Best Local Shopping Spots in Washington DC

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Washington DC? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Dupont Circle Farmers Market – Happy Sunday morning

Dupont Circle Farmers Market – Happy Sunday morning

Image by NCinDC (Flickr)

“Dupont Circle Farmers Market” is where I go in Washington DC to spend a fun Sunday morning. I recommend you get some coffee, walk around & take it all in.

Full Article by Aparna Krishnamoorthy

Eastern Market – Food, shopping and lots more

Eastern Market – Food, shopping and lots more

Image by Ted Eytan

“Eastern Market” is a Washington DC institution. It’s a great spot to go on the weekends for shopping – lots of fresh food, arts & craft, clothing & more.

Full Article by Andrew Wiseman

Home Rule – Unique goods for the home

Home Rule – Unique goods for the home

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“Home Rule” is a cool store in Washington DC. I love this shop because it’s packed with brilliantly designed products for the home – nothing boring here!

Full Article by Aparna Krishnamoorthy

Idle Time Books – Your neighborhood bookstore

Idle Time Books – Your neighborhood bookstore

Image by andrew garofalo

“Idle Time Books” is a Washington DC neighborhood book store. Last time I was there I was able to find rare first editions and second hand for cheap…

Full Article by Andrew Garofalo

Smucker Farms – Fancy little farm grocery

Smucker Farms – Fancy little farm grocery

Image by Andrew Wiseman

“Smucker Farms” in Washington DC sells things produced by mainly Amish or Mennonite farmers. That means lots of seasonal and farm-raised, local goodies!

Full Article by Andrew Wiseman

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