The Congressional Institute
1700 Diagonal Road. #730
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: (703) 837-8812

General Resources for Living in DC

The following sites provide broad overviews of life in DC.

  • DC Visitor’s Center
    Official tourism site of Washington, DC. Provides information for tourists and other visitors. Located at 901 7th Street, NW.

  • Arlington County Guide
    Located just east of Fairfax County, Arlington is home of the Pentagon and other government offices.

  • Newcomer’s Guide To Fairfax County
    A guide to jobs, shopping, entertainment, and cultural activities in Fairfax County. Located just south of DC, Fairfax is the most populous county in Virginia.

  • Montgomery County, Maryland
    Located north of the District of Columbia, it is a popular suburb for Washington, DC workers.

  • Alexandria, Virginia
    The historic city of Alexandria, Virginia is located on the west bank of the Potomac River, six miles below Washington, DC.

  • Hillzoo.com: The Homepage of Capitol Hill
    Light, fun, and irreverent website geared toward Capitol Hill staffers. Provides information on dining and activities, classifieds, and humorous features. Seeks to create an online community of House and Senate staffers.

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