Why the DMV? (DC, Maryland, Virginia)

• With all of the free museums and the award-winning National Zoo, it’s a great place for children.

• You can’t beat Washington D.C.’s monuments and museums. A stroll along the National Mall will make you proud to be an American!

• Three words: Cherry Blossom season.

• The Washington D.C. area has one of the most highly developed public transportation networks in the U.S. Nearly everywhere you want to go is accessible by subway.

• The DMV is known for its diverse and cosmopolitan population. You’ll meet some very interesting people if you live here!

• The area is filled with options for those who love the performing arts, including the Ford’s Theater, Arena Stage, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Love sports? So do we! The D.C.-area is home to the Nationals, the Redskins, the Wizards and the Capitals.

• With its abundant public parks and miles of panoramic trails, the D.C.-metro area is an extremely exercise-friendly destination.

• There’s a vibrant restaurant culture in Washington D.C. You will find every type of ethnic cuisine represented here.

• D.C.-area residents love pets! You’ll find a variety of dog parks, as well as pet-friendly restaurants and bars.