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Guide to Washington, DC During Coronavirus Crisis

Discover what you can do, explore DC's virtual side, support local businesses & get inspired

The nation’s capital is home to America’s “front yard,” world-class museums and countless businesses who help make the memories visitors and locals cherish for a lifetime. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re committed to the safety of our visitors and locals. As the nation grapples with this crisis and people are encouraged to stay home, this page is intended to help you pass the time and consider ways to give back to the hospitality community, even if you can’t do it in person. See below for up-to-date information on the current situation in DC, ways you can support local businesses from your home and even a DC edition of Social Distancing Bingo.


Enjoy DC from home with 360-degree tours of the city and its museums, DC backgrounds for your next meeting and plenty more.

Discover Virtual Things to Do

Kids Activity Guide

Stay-at-Home Activities & Games

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Washington, DC Zoom Meeting Backgrounds

Meet in DC, no matter where you are

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How to Enjoy Washington’s Iconic Food Scene from Home

Missing your favorite DC delicacies? Fear not….

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DC Businesses Doing Social Good

Free meals, donations, learning resources and much more

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20+ Washington, DC-Related Books to Devour

Read books about DC or notable titles from authors with ties to the ...

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Ways to Stay Engaged With DC’s Sports Teams

There are still plenty of outlets for enjoying your favorite teams w...

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A DC Music Playlist to Satisfy Your Soul

Check out playlists and performances while social distancing in Wash...

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Virtual DC Museum Exhibits

Take a virtual tour of DC museums to keep the learning going.

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20+ Films & TV Shows to Watch Featuring DC

Keep Washington, DC on your mind as you watch any of these movies or...

How to Show Your Support for DC & Local Businesses

Buy an online gift card, order delivery, write a positive review ...

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