Top 5 Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. the capital of the United States, is surrounded by interesting places to visit, such as museums, parks and monuments. There are attractions for single people, family and kids.

Here’s a list of the Top 5 Things to Do in Washington, D.C. :

1- Visit the National Mall:

This is where the most famous monuments are located, such as: The Lincoln Memorial, U.S Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument and the National World II War Memorial.



2- Visit the Museums: 

Visit The National Air and Space Museum, this is one of the best museums to visit, If you are traveling with kids. You can also include a visit to the National Zoo. Smithsonian Institution, is the biggest museum of research in the world. Other notable museums include the Spy Museum, Holocaust Memorial Museum, News Museum and the National Building Museum.

NationalAirandSpace Museum.D.C

3- Attend the National Cherry Blossom Festival:

Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, D.C. and the Japanese gift of cherry blossom trees.

Read more:  Guide to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C.

Tidal Basin, Washington D.C.

4- See the White House: 

No  trip to Washington, D.C. is really completed until you take a picture, in front of the White House. The home of every U.S. president since John Adams.


5-Visit Georgetown: 

This neighborhood is surrounded by boutiques, and beautiful architecture, you can walk along the historic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Georgetown is known as one of the best gastronomic destinations in D.C.






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