What to do Around DC


There is much to do while you are here at Gallaudet. Activities range from going out to eat with your friends, to going to tour DC itself. Whichever you choose, you are in for a real treat. Nothing can beat the excitement of being at a college that is located in the Capital of America. I promise, with so much to do here, you will wish you never had to leave Gallaudet.
There are many places where you can go to eat around campus. One popular place Gallaudet students go to is Union Station. Gallaudet provides a shuttle service that will take you there, and is only five minutes away. So it saves you time and money both at the same time. Union Station has many places you can eat. But the ones that students most often choose are Chipotle, McDonalds, and other variations throughout the area. Going to eat at Union Station is a great way to spend time with your friends. Or even if your parents are down for a visit, you can always go to a nice restaurant.
Also in DC, Students tend to go and tour the capital. There are many sites to see, such as the Washington Monument, the Capitol Building, the White House, etc. These locations are all outside of Gallaudet’s campus. Students take the metro there, which is a cheap way of transportation throughout the city. Every student should take the time to go and see what Washington, DC has to offer to its tourists, because it is quite an amazing experience.
Finally, DC offers many places to do your shopping. Whether it be for food, or for fashion. Popular malls around the area are Pentagon City Mall and Wheaton Mall. These are all near Gallaudet, and can be reached by taking the metro to and from.
Gallaudet has a lot more to offer than you can imagine. It is quite a thrill to be at a college where there is so much to do off campus during your free time.


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