Top Things to do while Visiting our Nation's Capital
The Nation's Capital Area is an amazing vacation destination with an endless list of sites to see and visit. Visit the Capital building, the White House, and our seats of power. Wander our museums and monuments.....take a moment to visit Arlington Cemetery, or step back in our nation's history at Old Town Alexandria, Mount Vernon, or the Manassas Battlefields. Listed below are several obvious and perhaps some less obvious suggestions of thengs to do and see as you plan your trip.....
The White House
Anyone visiting DC can experience the history and art of the White House in person after sumbmitting a tour request through one's Member of Congress.
The Capital Building
The United Stated Capitol is a monument, a working office building, and one of the most recognizable symbols o representative democracy in the world.
Witness time-honored ceremonies, take in the scenic landscapes and grounds, wander through the headstones and monuments, reflect on the names, and ponder the stories each person could tell.
Georgetown offers a variety of 450+ shopping, dining and entertainment options in a beautiful, historic setting. M Street, Georgetown's main avenue, is recognized as one of the bes shopping streets in the country.
Old Town Alexandria
A nationally designated historical district founded in 1749 that George Washington called home, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront.
One of the nation's mst beloved historic sites, Mount Vernon offers a gimpse into 18th-century plantation life through beautiful gardens and grounds, intriguing museum exhibits, and immersive programs honoring George Washington's life and legacy!
Manassas Battle fields
Perhaps a stop on your way in our out of DC 30 minutes to the west: Where Southern Victories Tested Northern Resolve On July 21, 1861, two armies clashed for the first time on the fields overlooking Bull Run.