Teeming with American treasures, the Washington, D.C. is home to many celebrated symbols of patriotism, unique neighborhoods, free attractions and special events.

Bring your walking shoes for visits to the many monuments and museums. And no vacation to the nation's capitol is complete without a tour of the White House or the Capitol building.

From trendy Georgetown to energetic downtown, Washington, D.C. offers more than just tourist attractions. Home to a lively urban center with a variety of dining options and plenty of shopping, visitors can find culture at the Kennedy Center or activity on the Potomac River.

Arts & Culture

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – 3 miles
Ford Theater – 2 miles
National Theatre – 2.5 miles
Air and Space Museum and IMAX Theater – 3 miles
American History Museum – 2 miles
Natural History Museum and IMAX Theater – 3 miles
Shakespeare Theatre – 3 miles
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum – 3.5 miles
Smithsonian Institute – 3.5 miles
National Gallery of Art – 10 minutes

Washington, D.C. Attractions

National Zoo (free admission) – 4 blocks
National Mall – 10 minutes
Lincoln Memorial – 15 minutes
Tidal Basin, home of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Jefferson Memorials – 15 minutes
Korean War Memorial – 1.5 miles
National Cathedral – 1.5 miles
Dupont Circle, shops, restaurants and art galleries – 1.5 miles
Washington Monument – 2 miles
International Spy Museum, history of espionage – 2 miles
Georgetown, home of John and Jacqueline Kennedy before residing in the White House – 3 miles
Vietnam Veterans Memorial – 3 miles
White House – 2 miles
U.S. Capitol – 3.5 miles
National Cemetery – 5 miles
Mount Vernon, the estate of George and Martha Washington. – 30 miles
Six Flags America Theme Park – 30 miles

Washington, D.C. Shopping

Adams Morgan – 1 block
Chevy Chase Pavilion (Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus) – 3 miles
Fashion Center (Macy's, Nordstrom and Abercrombie & Fitch) – 4 miles

Outdoor Recreation

Rock Creek Park – 6 blocks
Boating on the Potomac River – 15 minutes
Washington's famous cherry blossom trees – 15 minutes

Washington, D.C. Sports

Verizon Center, home of NBA's Wizards and the NHL's Capitals – 2 miles
Fed Ex Field, home of NFL's Washington Redskins – 10 miles

Universities

Georgetown University – 2 miles
George Washington University – 3 miles
Howard University – 3 miles

Transportation

Metrorail – 1 block
Union Station, Amtrak Station – 4 miles
Ronald Reagan National Airport – 8 miles
Dulles International Airport – 30 miles
Baltimore-Washington International Airport – 45 miles

Dining & Entertainment

Jandara (Thai) – 1 block
Lebanese Taverna (Middle Eastern) – 1 block
Lex Cajun Grill – 1 block
Medaterra (Mediterranean-American) – 1 block
Mr. Chen's Chinese – 1 block
Murphy's Irish Pub – 1 block
New Heights (American) – 1 block
Caf� Paradiso (Italian) – 1 block
Butterfield 9 (fine dining) – 1.5 miles
ESPN Zone (sports themed) – 2 miles
Occidental (fine dining) – 2 miles

Nearby Businesses & Corporations

Washington Convention Center – 2 miles