Top D.C. Attractions

With a unique blend of the nation’s most historic monuments and a fast-paced city, D.C. is a mix of culture, innovation, history, and modernity.

The Capital of the United States of America

The White House.

White House

This is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States, the First Lady, and their family.

Ford Theater building.

Ford’s Theatre

The arts venue is the site of the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, and showcases classic and popular theater favorites.

Other Popular Things to Do

Food Trucks

The D.C. food truck scene is hailed as one of the best in the country, with these meals-on-wheels spreading culinary joy in various neighborhoods across the city. Favorites include Korean BBQ Taco Box and Arepa Zone.

The Newseum

An interactive museum dedicated to photography, journalism, and the First Amendment.

The Washington Monument

See the highest peaks of the city while enjoying this monument, built to commemorate the first President of the United States, George Washington.

The National Mall

This gorgeous, two-mile outdoor space marks the central point of the city, with the Lincoln memorial on one end and the U.S. Capitol on the other.

Woodley Park

Woodley Park is home to the Smithsonian's National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute

Exciting Reasons to Explore

It’s always nice to get out of town, but with easy accessibility and so much to see and do, there is never a dull moment in the city.
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