46 Capitol Hill and Eastern Market Tips
Can use the bathroom at Starbucks.
There is a Starbucks on the corner when you get out of the Metro
Metro is best.
Bathroom available just beforeat the start of the tour at the public library
It is OK to give the guide a gratuity. They won't ask for one, though.
Do gift shopping before or after -- scores of fantastic craft vendors outside the market.
On saturday, check out the farmer's market an hour or so before the tour.
The Foods of Eastern Market
If you arrive late, everyone at the stands know her, so it's easy to find her
If you have a small portable cooler, that would help.
Bring a shopping bag for use at the market.
The tour ends at the Eastern Market. Plan to take advantage of what the market has to offer.
No bathrooms on the tour. Go beforehand! :)
There was parking the other side of 8th & I away from Eastern M
Carry a back pack or bag, so your hands can be free.
Wear comfortable shoes. This is a walking/standing tour
Eastern Market is very crowded on Saturdays and Sundays but well worth the trip.
Metro makes sense, but I had another obligation and payed $1.50 to park on the street.
This area has lots to offer. Allow extra time to enjoy the neighborhood eateries and Eastern Market.
Comfortable walking shoes