Nearly everyone who comes to D.C. plans to stroll around the city’s famous National Mall and Memorial Parks. While the monuments, from the Lincoln to the Vietnam War memorials, are free anyway, you might not know that the National Park Service offers free tours at most of these sites. Park rangers will even take you on free walking and bike tours.
The 4th of July celebration in Washington D.C. is the biggest event of the year. And, the National Mall is a spectacular place to see the fireworks. The lights from the fireworks displays surround the Washington Monument and can seen from a great distance across the nation’s capital.
Celebrate the 4th of July in Washington D.C.
The 4th of July celebration in Washington D.C. is the biggest event of the year. And, the National Mall is a spectacular place to see the fireworks. The lights from the fireworks displays surround t... See more
Paddle a Kayak on the Potomac River
Nothing beats paddling the Potomac River on a summer day. Whether you paddle by kayak or paddleboard, the incredible views of the Washington D.C. monuments from the Potomac River are unforgettable.
White House Tour
As a private residence for the President of the United States and his family, this house is more like a mansion with its six levels, 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms and 28 fireplaces. It also has an indoor s... See more
Washington National Cathedral
Plan your visit during the morning or afternoon hours when the sun will light up 215 stained glass windows.
After 83 years, the sixth largest cathedral in the world was completed and designated as a h... See more
National Cherry Blossom Festival at Jefferson Memorial and Tidal Basin
As a symbol of friendship between the United States and Japan, the Mayor of Japan sent 2,000 cherry trees to President Teddy Roosevelt in 1910. When the cherry trees arrived in the United States, the... See more
National Mall and Veterans Memorials
Learn about the National Mall from the experts. Nearly everyone who comes to D.C. plans to stroll around the city’s famous National Mall and Memorial Parks. While the monuments, from the Lincoln to t... See more
Walk, Run or Cycle the C&O Canal Trail
For an especially scenic tour of Georgetown, hop on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Trail. The canal extends for 184.5 miles into Maryland and West Virginia, but it starts in Georgetown, with stretches id... See more