Just a few miles north of the White House, Washington Monument and the National Mall, Adams Morgan sits at the crossroads of Dupont Circle, U Street, Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant, offering easy access to Washington’s greatest historical and cultural landmarks, while retaining its own unique identity and character.

Easily accessible by taking Metro’s Red Line train to the Woodley Park/Adams Morgan stop and walking across the Duke Ellington Bridge (don’t miss the views of Rock Creek Park below). You can also grab a Circulator Bus at the Woodley Park/Adams Morgan Metro station and at the first stop you are in the heart of Adams Morgan. It is also served by Metrobus and the thriving Capital Bike Share system. The neighborhood is also a pleasant stroll from many of the most popular spots in the city, including the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and the 14th Street corridor. There is also a self-park parking garage on the east side of the 2400 block of 18th Street just north of Belmont Road. There is a daytime validation program at this garage and any business can give you a FREE validation card. Just ask! It is $4 for up to 2 hours and $8 for up to 4 hours. This rate is available 7 days a week until 5 pm each day. There will be a new valet parking option throughout the neighborhood later in 2015. Check back here for updates!

More information about all the ways to get in and out of the neighborhood anytime can be found here:



Get here by car:
All Adams Morgan businesses offer FREE daytime parking validation (no purchase necessary) in the Colonial parking garage (access is from 18th Street, NW on the east side just north of Belmont Road, NW) for up to four hours for only $8.00. Park at the garage, take the ticket from the garage, a business owner will give you a card with four hours validated then return to the garage and pay only $8.00. No need to drive around looking for parking. The price in the garage is the same as the meters with the FREE validation from any business.

This deal is available seven days a week until 5 PM when regular rates apply. The validation is only good for up to four hours, any fraction thereafter, whether before 5pm or not, will incur the maximum fee. If you only want to park for up to two hours – there is a validation for that also. For up to two hours, businesses will give you a validation card, you pay $4.00 when you return to the garage.


Get here by Metro Rail:
Take the Red Line to the Woodley Park/Adams Morgan Metro Station. Then, it’s only a 10-minute walk across the historic Duke Ellington Bridge. For more information, visit


Get here by bus:
Take the Circulator Bus from the Woodley Park/Adams Morgan Metro Station or take it to the Columbia Heights Metro Station. The Circulator runs every 10 to 12 minutes; hours are until midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 3:30 AM on Fridays and Saturdays. The Circulator costs $1.00. For more information about the Circulator Bus visit: or

Also, Metrobus Route 42 and any of the 90 buses go through Adams Morgan. For more information, visit .

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