Welcome to the District
From historic landmarks to family friendly attractions and museums, there’s no shortage of things to do and see in Washington, DC.
We’ve put together the ultimate visitor guide to give you the inside scoop on how to make the most of your stay in the city.
Arts and History
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum, education, and research association. There are 19 museums and facilities across the cities to check out. We highly recommend the National Museum of American History and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
photo via Hirshhorn Museum
Also in the Smithsonian family, the National Zoo is a top destination for tourists and locals alike. Trust us, you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to see the giant pandas.
photo via the National Zoo
Monuments and Memorials
Centrally located in the heart of the city, the National Mall is the most visited National Park in the United States. It’s here that you get to embrace the history of the city and pay tribute to those that have led, and fought, for our country. You can spend hours checking out everything from the Lincoln Memorial to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
photo via NPS
The Great Outdoors
This island pays tribute to America’s 26th president, the great outdoorsman. Designed to mimic the natural forest, there are miles of walking and hiking trails through the wooded island.
photo via NPS
This is truly an urban oasis in the nation’s capital. Rock Creek Park was established by Congress in 1890 (making it the third National Park, ever) and it covers over 1700 acres of land in the Northwest area of the District.
photo via NPS
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