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It's Your Move:

Move Like a Local in DC

Your Guide to Moving In and Around Washington D.C.

Use the tools, tips, and resources on this page to painlessly conquer your DC move

Ready to pack your bags and start a new adventure? With the city’s rich history at your feet, DC is waiting for you to discover its most treasured past times. Go explore the National Mall and visit the Lincoln Memorial on your next stroll through the capital. Exciting experiences are awaiting you at every turn, but you may find yourself stressing about just getting there. We have the resources you need to help you get where you’re going with ease. Check out our tips and tricks below to make your big move a breeze.

Moving Articles

Still stuck deciding which neighborhood you want to call home? We’ve done our research to help you make the best decision for your needs. Take a look at some of our articles detailing everything you need to know about making your transition to D.C.


Moving to Washington, D.C. - Average Rent & D.C. Neighborhoods

By CubeSmart on Thursday, May 11, 2017

Average rent in D.C. varies by neighborhood, so be sure to do some research. Find the ideal D.C. neighborhood for your budget before moving to D.C.


Living on D.C.’s Potomac River

By CubeSmart on Thursday, September 18, 2014

In this guide, we cover three neighborhoods along the Potomac and important information about getting around, getting to know the demographics, and how to move there successfully.


11 Tips to Know Before Your D.C. Move

By CubeSmart on Thursday, September 18, 2014

Before you blindly jump into the fold, take a look at these eleven tips for relocating to Washington D.C.


9 Distinguished D.C. Neighborhoods

By CubeSmart on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Choose the right area in DC and you’ll enjoy good schools, safe parks, and historic monuments not found in any other part of the country.

Moving Tools and Resources

Here are all the tools, tips and resources you need.

D.C. is thriving with attractions and nightlife, but there is more to know if you plan on calling it home. Start exploring your new home now by checking out the tools and resources below to make your move as seamless as possible.

Community Insights

View demographics, crime stats and more.


City Living

Find the hot spots to suit your taste buds


Storage Size Guide

Need storage? Find out how much

For the Kids

Locate the best schools & activities nearby.


DC Storage

Let us simplify your moving experience by providing self-storage options to suit any budget. Alleviate headaches by storing your belongings with us while you figure out which neighborhood is right for you. Or, if you don’t have enough room for your belongings in your new digs, we have climate- and non-climate controlled storage units, parking spaces and lockers – available with flexible month-to-month leases. We are a one-stop shop for all your moving needs, including professional-grade packing supplies. Discover why over 1 million satisfied Customers have chosen CubeSmart, making us one of the most trusted names in storage.

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