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Things to Do in Washington DC

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Best things to do in Washington DC

For tourists and locals alike, Washington, D.C. offers an abundance of wonderful activities. The city was historically divided into four sections (NE, NW, SE, SW), each with its own attractions and unique draw. When in Washington, one of the most exciting things to do is visit the free museums and monuments that fill the city - Smithsonian, here we come! During spring, a stop at the Tidal Basin presents gorgeous cherry-blossom views, and in the summertime visitors can view the city from a paddleboard on the river. While less accessible by public transport, don't miss a visit to lovely Georgetown, speckled with quaint shops, tasty restaurants, and cobblestone streets.
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • U.S. Capitol
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • National Gallery of Art
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Library of Congress
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Newseum
  • National Mall
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Washington Monument
  • Museum of the Bible
  • Georgetown
  • National World War II Memorial
  • The National Archives Museum
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • United States Botanic Garden
  • Capitol Hill
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Tidal Basin
  • Jefferson Memorial
  • National Mall
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Washington Monument
  • Museum of the Bible
  • Georgetown
  • National World War II Memorial
  • The National Archives Museum
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • United States Botanic Garden
  • Capitol Hill
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Tidal Basin
  • Jefferson Memorial
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    International Spy Museum
    $26.44 per adult
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    Future Sketches
    $16.50 per adult
    National Geographic Museum General Admission
    $15.00 per adult
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    Night Tours
    Washington DC After Dark Wonder Tour
    Bus & Minivan Tours
    Washington DC After Dark Wonder Tour
    80 reviews
    $51.45 per adult
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    Day Trips
    Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Day Trip from Washington DC
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    Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria Day Trip from Washington DC
    185 reviews
    $78.98 per adult
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    Mt Vernon and Arlington Cemetery Tour
    $105.00 per adult
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    Historical & Heritage Tours
    Washington DC Day Tour from New York City
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    Washington DC Day Tour from New York City
    442 reviews
    $139.00 per adult
    Guided Tour of Washington DC
    $52.50 per adult
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