Discover the treasures of the nation's capital.
Washington, D.C., may be known for its wealth of historic landmarks, but the city is also home to abundant opportunities for arts, culture, shopping and dining. You'll discover plenty of fun for visitors of all ages.
Arts & culture
The National Mall area is teeming with fascinating museums, including the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History and the International Spy Museum. Stroll through the National Portrait Gallery or the National Zoo, or explore the beautiful colonial campus of Georgetown University. You can also attend a theatrical performance or a classical music concert at the Kennedy Center.
Delve into the nation's past when you go sightseeing around the National Mall and downtown. Visit the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial and more.
Shopping & dining
Browse Eastern Market on Capitol Hill for antiques, secondhand books and local crafts. Get a glimpse into the local fashion scene at the boutiques and vintage stores in the Georgetown and Adams Morgan districts. Then dine on ethnic cuisine in Little Ethiopia and stop for a sweet snack at one of city's myriad cupcake shops.