Local Area Resources

Metro train in the station

Our convenient location in the heart of DC allows you to be fully immersed in everything that the city has to offer. From five-star restaurants to high-end retail shopping to some of the very best arts and entertainment options in the world, staying at GW will truly contribute to a memorable summer.


Public Transportation

DC has multiple options for public transit, which makes it easy to get around the city without a car. The options include the Metrorail system, buses, regional trains, and a bike share program.


Dining & Retail

You'll have many options for dining, including grocery stores within walking distance, on-campus eateries, and a variety of restaurants. If you need essentials for your summer stay or want to enjoy a weekend shopping trip, there are several home stores, shopping malls, and other retail options available close to campus or easily accessible via public transit. 


Arts and Entertainment

There are music venues, theatres, and many other activities available in the city to fill up your free time.