Kimpton Hotel Palomar DC is located in the Dupont area of Washington, DC. It’s the area that I have stayed in the most whenever visiting DC because it’s super accessible to really great restaurants and the majority of the museums.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar
2121 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 448-1800

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Founded in 1905, the Hotel Grand Union is now known as HGU NEW YORK; a boutique hotel located off of Madison Ave that is the perfect blend of old New York meets new New York. A few years ago the property underwent $18 million worth of renovations to become the hip and fun hotel today. It provides the comfort and familiarity of coming home and the opportunity for fun with a lounge and contemporary art collection.

34 E. 32nd Street
New York, NY

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I’ve always had a secret love affair with Pittsburgh, mostly because I was dying to go to college there at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). I was coming from the middle of nowhere and was completely taken with the urban campus and how it seemed like a huge melting pot. I did not end up going to school at CMU, but I still have a fondness for PGH.


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I have had two trips recently to Baltimore since relocating back to the East Coast. I never spent much time there with the exception of going to the aquarium when I was younger and visiting for an opera audition. I’ve learned a lot more about the neighborhoods since that time (and they have also changed a lot), but still have a lot of exploring to do.

View my itinerary and suggestions.

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