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Washington DC & Georgetown Attractions: History, Museums, Memorials & More

No place in America has more important national treasures and historic sites than this thrilling city, a destination beloved by the young and old alike. You can visit iconic attractions such as the White House, U.S. Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument. Other fun things to do in Washington DC near our hotel include visits to the Smithsonian museums, festivals on the National Mall and upscale shopping and dining in Georgetown.

U.S. Capitol Building

Marked by an iconic white dome, this important attraction is the legislative center of the country, where the Senate and the House of Representatives meet.
First Street SE, Washington, DC 20004 | 202-226-8000 Category: Attractions

National Mall

Visit this massive outdoor park to find many of the city's most important attractions including the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, World War II Memorial and Franklin Roosevelt Memorial.
Washington, DC | 202-426-6841 Category: Attractions

Smithsonian Museums

Explore a vast collection of 19 different art galleries and museums of science, history, nature and more. Admission is always free.
1000 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, DC 20004 | 202-633-1000 Category: Family / Kids

Washington DC Memorials

Experience the craftsmanship of the capital's most historically noted monuments honoring the generals, politicians, poets and statesmen who helped shape the nation's greatest moments.
Washington, DC | 202-426-6841 Category: Attractions

Washington Monument

Situated in the center of the National Mall, this tall white obelisk soars towards the sky and is dedicated to the country's first president.
National Mall, Washington, DC | 202-426-6841 Category: Attractions

Arlington Cemetery

Pay your respects to the fallen at America's national cemetery, which his home to rows of white grave markers and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
1 Memorial Ave, Arlington, Virginia 22211 | 877-907-8585 Category: Attractions

National Zoo

The nation's oldest zoological park, the National Zoo hosts over 2000 animals from over 400 different species including giant pandas, great apes, big cats, Asian elephants, exotic birds, and more.
3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 | 202-633-4888 Category: Activities

The White House

Home of the President of the United States of America, this world-famous residence is full of art and history, and can be toured with advance arrangements.
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500 | 202-456-1111 Category: Attractions

The Holocaust Museum

Adjacent to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the Holocaust Museum provides a permanent exhibition, narrative and memorial to the millions who died during the Nazi regime in Germany during World War II.
100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC 20024 | 202-488-0400 Category: Attractions