It's a colonial clash as our nation's capital, Washington, DC, duels with one of America's oldest cities, Boston, MA.
|Round 1: Where to Eat||Round 1: Where to Eat|
|Oyamel Mexican Restaurant |
401 7th St NW, Washington, DC
Looking for some exotic Mexican food? Head to Oyamel, where you can get everything from mole French fries to grasshopper tacos.
|Sam LaGrassa’s Sandwich |
44 Province St, Boston, MA
Get a classic East Coast grinder at Sam LaGrassa’s sandwich shop. This Boston establishment serves up piled-high pastrami subs and incredible New England Clam Chowder.
|Filomena Ristorante |
1063 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
Get your pasta on at Filomena in Georgetown – serving up homemade pasta made fresh (by the “pasta Mama”) daily.
|Union Oyster House |
41 Union St, Boston, MA
America’s longest-operating restaurant, Union Oyster House is a staple in East Coast cuisine. Serving up traditional oysters and seafood, this is the place to dine like a Kennedy.
|Ben’s Chili Bowl Restaurant |
1213 U St NW, Washington, DC
A DC staple, Ben’s Chili Bowl serves up some of the best chili on the East Coast. Famous diners include Bill Cosby and President Obama.
|Doyle’s Café |
3484 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA
The original home of Samuel Adams beer, Doyle’s Café is the perfect place to grab a drink with the locals.
|Round 2: Where to Sleep||Round 2: Where to Sleep|
|Mayflower Hotel |
1127 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC
The Mayflower Hotel is the pinnacle of DC elegance. Even President Truman stayed there while the White House was under renovation.
|Liberty Hotel |
215 Charles St, Boston, MA
For a dose of history with your hotel stay, check out the Liberty Hotel, which was once the Charles Street Jail.
|Hotel Rouge |
1315 16th St NW, Washington, DC
For a hotel that won’t break the bank, the funky Hotel Rouge offers all of the finest amenities without the hefty price tag.
|Omni Parker House Hotel |
60 School St, Boston, MA
For classic Boston lodging, check in at the Omni Parker House Hotel, home to the Boston cream pie.
|Round 3: What to Do||Round 3: What to Do|
|DC National Mall |
Lincoln Memorial? Washington Monument? Smithsonian Museums? All can be found here at DC’s National Mall.
|Fenway Park |
4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA
The oldest ballpark in the country, Fenway is a staple of America’s pastime and a symbol of Boston.
|Boomerang Boat Tour |
To see the city from a different perspective, check out the Boomerang Boat tour. Here you can get your drink on while passing by some of America’s most important monuments.
|Boston Freedom Trail |
Boston’s full of history, and the best way to see it all is to follow the Freedom Trail. Here you will pass by everything from Faneuil Hall to Paul Revere’s statue.
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