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Largest Jewish community is in Silver Spring, which is a suburb of Washington. For tourists, best place to stay is in downtown Silver Spring, which has a metro stop and a nearby  shul in Woodside Park within walking distance.

The shul website also has alot of helpful tourist information

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #615 on: October 08, 2017, 10:57:11 PM »
Best place to stay in Washington on a budget?

Want something close to shul and food. TIA
There's only one kosher restaurant in Washington DC...

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #616 on: October 09, 2017, 12:27:46 AM »
Anyone know if chabad in dc has minyan on chol hamoed? and what time?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #617 on: October 09, 2017, 01:07:20 AM »
Best place to stay in Washington on a budget?

Want something close to shul and food. TIA

you have to search - rates depend on season and demand.
DC shul is KESHER, and a Maryland shul that's closest to DC is Woodside Synagogue Ahavas  Torah, so just calculate distances.
Char Bar is the only kosher restaurant in DC

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #618 on: October 09, 2017, 03:23:22 AM »
Best place to stay in Washington on a budget?

Want something close to shul and food. TIA

Silver Spring, MD

Holiday Inn

Kemp Mill Synagouge

Woodside Synagogue
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #619 on: October 10, 2017, 02:42:33 PM »
Silver Spring, MD

Holiday Inn

Kemp Mill Synagouge

Woodside Synagogue
thanks. I stayed at the Sheraton in silver spring MD.
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« Reply #620 on: October 19, 2017, 02:54:36 PM »
thanks. I stayed at the Sheraton in silver spring MD.

and how was it?
price?
distance?
area?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #621 on: October 23, 2017, 08:39:05 PM »
Hi, can anyone recommend any scenic places to visit or things to do on the drive home from Washington to New York?

And is there any kosher cafes or restaurants along the way?

Thanks!!

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« Reply #622 on: October 23, 2017, 08:42:32 PM »
Hi, can anyone recommend any scenic places to visit or things to do on the drive home from Washington to New York?

And is there any kosher cafes or restaurants along the way?

Thanks!!
it depends if you want to go out of your way - on your way back to NY.  i.e. through Philadelphia?
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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #623 on: October 23, 2017, 08:45:53 PM »
Hi, can anyone recommend any scenic places to visit or things to do on the drive home from Washington to New York?

And is there any kosher cafes or restaurants along the way?

Thanks!!
Longwood Gardens. It adds around 45 minutes to the drive, because even though it's not too far out of the way, you have to take smaller highways/roads for a bit. Depending on when along the way you want to eat, you're probably want something in Baltimore or Philly.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #624 on: October 23, 2017, 08:48:00 PM »
it depends if you want to go out of your way - on your way back to NY.  i.e. through Philadelphia?

Yes, that would be fine. Thank you.

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« Reply #625 on: October 23, 2017, 08:48:21 PM »
Longwood Gardens. It adds around 45 minutes to the drive, because even though it's not too far out of the way, you have to take smaller highways/roads for a bit. Depending on when along the way you want to eat, you're probably want something in Baltimore or Philly.
Thanks!!

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #626 on: October 31, 2017, 10:50:48 PM »
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels

there are 4 RCs in the DC area. Does anyone know which, if any, are near jewishness? Thinking about going for a shabbos.

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« Reply #627 on: October 31, 2017, 10:59:33 PM »
http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels

there are 4 RCs in the DC area. Does anyone know which, if any, are near jewishness? Thinking about going for a shabbos.
The Georgetown one is close to Kesher Israel.

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« Reply #628 on: October 31, 2017, 11:04:15 PM »
The Georgetown one is close to Kesher Israel.

Hey thanks! Looks like this could work out.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #629 on: November 29, 2017, 03:36:08 PM »
Anyone have ideas to arrange a WH tour? Going through my congressman didnt work.