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.

Adams Morgan Farmers Market – Neighborhoody market

Adams Morgan Farmers Market – Neighborhoody market

Image by Elaine Clayton

“Adams Morgan Farmers Market” in Washington DC is a smaller market with a lot of life & a unique local vibe. Make a picnic w/ some fruit, cheese & bread!

Full Article by Elaine Clayton

Cady’s Alley – Upscale shopping destination

Cady’s Alley – Upscale shopping destination

Image by Lydia Strohl

“Cady’s Alley” in Washington DC is an upscale shopping destination. Storefronts are like art installations here, and I come here for ideas to poach…

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City Center – Shopping and cultural hub downtown

City Center – Shopping and cultural hub downtown

Image by Chioma Iheoma

“City Center” is an amazing space downtown in Washington DC. You could describe it as a commercial park/ large open shopping center, but it’s so much more.

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Da Hsin Trading Company – Asian emporium

Da Hsin Trading Company – Asian emporium

Image by lstrohl

“Da Hsin Trading Company” in Washington DC is easy to walk by but wander in and you’ll find a store that’s stayed unchanged for years… Very low prices!

Full Article by Lydia Strohl

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

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