Our nation’s capital is a place like no other in America. Home to the most famous landmarks in the country, legendary museums and awe-inspiring sights.
During your visit, explore millions of artifacts and scientific specimens and countless works of art within the District’s 19 renowned Smithsonian Museums. Take a step into history with a stroll on the National Mall. Also known as America’s Front Yard, the National Mall stretches from the U.S. Capitol Building, to the iconic Washington Monument, all the way to the breathtaking Lincoln Memorial with all the spectacular, architectural masterpieces and Memorial Parks in between. Be sure to snap a photo by the big White House on Pennsylvania Ave!
Catch a glimpse of America’s original founding documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights, found in the Rotunda of the National Archives Museum.
Across the Potomac, you’ll visit the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. Pay tribute to hundreds of thousands of our service members, some of our country’s most distinguished leaders, as well as the unknown, who have all selflessly given their lives to protect our freedom.
Take a drive out to the country to visit George Washington’s beloved Mount Vernon. Tour his Mansion, explore the grounds and beautiful gardens, learn about farm life, and visit the tomb where George and Martha Washington are buried.
Don’t miss out an evening show at the Kennedy Center, take a twilight monument stroll around the tidal basin, enjoy some seasonal ice skating or even put your superstition to the test with an evening ghost tour.