Can you really have a great time in one of the most expensive cities in the world on just a few bucks a day? Yes! And this is the guidebook that will show you how. Whether you live in Washington, DC or are just visiting, you'll find everything you need to live large without spending big—on shopping, food, entertainment, places to stay, and more.
Free Speech: Classic and experimental theater, quick-witted comedy, and poetry readings.
Free Music: Jazz groups, classical concerts, military bands, and rock music.
Free Food: The best happy hours and cafés, plus where to score delectable dirt-cheap eats—from the city's best burger spots to power dining on Capitol Hill.
Free Films: From indies to cult faves and discussions with filmmakers.
Free Classes & More: Find out where to take a cooking class, join a group for a historic run, and dance under the stars.
Check out DC's national treasures—without depleting your own cash reserves!
Praise for New York City Free & Dirt Cheap
"Make your dollars go farther."
—New York Times