United States Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Where to Stay Neighborhoods Events Getaways All Washington, D.C. Dupont Circle Map: Washington DC Written by Rachel Cooper Facebook Twitter Linkedin Rachel Cooper is a travel writer who has lived in the Washington, D.C., area for more than 25 years. She is also the author of several books covering the capital and mid-Atlantic regions. Tripsavvy's Editorial Guidelines Rachel Cooper Updated 06/07/19 Share Pin Email Dupont Circle is located in northwest Washington, DC, north of Downtown, east of Rock Creek Park, south of Adams Morgan and Kalorama, and west of Logan Circle. The circle itself is a traffic circle and a park with a large fountain, walking paths and green space. The major roads that surround Dupont Circle include Connecticut Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue. The Metro station is located just north of the circle. The area is a popular destination for nightlife, sightseeing and shopping. Read more about Dupont Circle. 01 of 02 Transportation and Parking Near Dupont Circle Google The Dupont Circle area is very busy and parking is limited. Public transportation is highly recommended. There is some street parking available though spaces are hard to find on the weekends and during the peak tourist season. By Metro: The closest Metro station is Dupont Circle. See a guide to Using the Washington DC Metrorail.By Bus: Metrobus Routes include 42, G2, L2, N2-N6. The DC Circulator Bus runs every 10 minutes between Dupont Circle, Georgetown and Rosslyn. The stop is located at 19th and N St. NW Washington DC By Bike: Capital Bikeshare allows you to take a bike from one of over 180 stations in DC and Arlington, and return it to a nearby docking station. The closest docking stations are located two blocks away at Massachusetts Avenue & Dupont Circle, NW and 20th & O Street, NW. Driving Directions to Dupont Circle From the North:Take I-495 West to Silver Spring, Take Exit 33 Connecticut Avenue South, Route 185, Continue on Connecticut Avenue for 8 miles. From the East: Take Route 50 East (New York Avenue), after it becomes Massachusetts Avenue, proceed to Thomas Circle, stay in the middle lane and continue to Dupont Circle From the South: Take 1-395 North to US 1 to the 14th Street Bridge. Continue to Thomas Circle, stay in the middle lane and continue to Dupont Circle. Parking Garages Near Dupont Circle Colonial Parking - 1919 Massachusetts Ave NW, 1495 New Hampshire Ave NW, and 1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC (202) 295-8100. Central Parking - 11 Dupont Cir NW and 1800 Massachussets Ave NW, Washington, DC (877) 717-0004. Colonial Parking - 1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC (202) 298-7076 Park America - 1776 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 296-1181 InterPark - 1325 18th St NW, Washington, DC (202) 223-3263. See a larger map of the Dupont Circle area in the next item. Continue to 2 of 2 below. 02 of 02 Larger View of the Dupont Circle Area Google Dupont Circle is one of Washington DC's most popular neighborhoods and a great destination for nightlife, sightseeing and shopping. This map shows where Dupont Circle is located in relation to downtown and the major tourist attractions in Washington DC. The neighborhood is located 1.5 miles north of the White House and 2 miles north of the National Mall. Nearby neighborhoods include Adams Morgan, U-Street, Shaw, Logan Circle and West End. Read more about the Neighborhoods in Washington DC Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit Get to Know Embassy Row in Washington, DC See a Map and Learn About All of Washington, DC's Traffic Circles Explore the Dupont Circle Neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Dupont Circle Photos: Images of Washington DC See a Map and Directions to Adams Morgan in Washington DC All About the DC Circulator Bus The Best Bars and Nightclubs in Dupont Circle Best Places to Eat Breakfast in Washington, DC How to Get to and Around D.C.'s National Zoo See a Map and Directions to the White House and the Ellipse Best Places to Dine Outdoors in Washington DC U.S. Capitol Building Map and Directions See a Map and Directions to Union Station in Washington DC Learn All About Washington DC's Most Historic Churches Best Student Housing in Washington, DC The Best Time to Visit Washington D.C.