Explore Washington, D.C.

Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighborhoods, true local flavor – Washington, D.C. is a place unlike any other. 

Georgetown:

A favorite of tourists and locals alike, discover all there is to see and do in Georgetown. This historic neighborhood is full of charm, great restaurants, and plenty of scenic views.

Woodley Park: 

The neighborhood features a few iconic sights, including a Marilyn Monroe mural and two spectacular bridges, the Taft and the Duke Ellington. Its biggest attraction, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, which backs up Rock Creek Park, is home to the city’s famed giant pandas. 

Cleveland Park

Cleveland Park offers a historic neighborhood with gorgeous tree-lined streets, close to major D.C. attractions and a bunch of great neighborhood restaurants.

Dupont Circle

This vibrant community is trendy and timeless with museums, cafes, boutiques and a lively nightlife. Find yourself in the cosmopolitan heart of the city only one quick metro stop away.

White House

Plan a visit to the country’s most famous house. The White House, is just a short metro ride away and from the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. Touring the White House requires some advance planning. Public tour requests must be made through your member of Congress and submitted up to three months in advance and no less than 21 days prior to your visit. Learn more about White House tours.

National Mall

Visit the National Mall and Memorial Parks to see popular landmarks such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and the Smithsonian Museums. The National Mall - the great swath of green in the middle of our capital city and stretching from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River - is the premiere civic and symbolic space in our nation. Learn more about the National Mall.

U.S. Capitol

The United States Capitol is a monument, a working office building, and one of the most recognizable symbols of representative democracy in the world. Visitors are welcome to enter the building through the Capitol Visitor Center or a guided tour. Learn more about the U.S. Capitol.

Download the Local Resources Guide to find transportation tips, popular destinations, and near by restaurants.

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