Things to do in Washington, D.C.

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    Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial

    Ranked #1 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    462 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    A very beautiful monument that is sadly often very crowded. However a must-see if you visit DC!

  • 2
    Washington Monument

    Washington Monument

    Ranked #2 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    424 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Great place to see. Unfortunately it is under construction until 2019, but still a great visit.

  • 3
    White House

    White House

    Ranked #3 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    359 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    Christmas was beautiful!! We loved being able to tour and see all the decorations

  • 4
    Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Ranked #4 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    262 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Alot of interesting things to see and to, great for kids! We spent nearly 4 hours in the museum and still didn't have time to see everything. Loved the butterfly ...

  • 5
    U.S. Capitol Building

    U.S. Capitol Building

    Ranked #5 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    268 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Capitol Building
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    8 blocks away. Good visitors center. Stop in to Senator's and Congressmen's offices.

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    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    Ranked #6 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    237 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Terrible staff. We visited with my wife that is disable and need special accommodations like using the elevators as she needs to use canes to walk, the guards from Allied ...

  • 7
    National Mall

    National Mall

    Ranked #7 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    175 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park, Plaza, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Lots of things to do and see at the National mall... You could spend days here seeing the museum and all the historical sights.

  • 8
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Ranked #8 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    175 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    The wall of names is quite moving. This is my favorite memorial. There was a long line of visitors and it didn’t prevent our being able to see the wall. ...

  • 9
    Reflecting Pool

    Reflecting Pool

    Ranked #9 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    177 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Coming here at any point in the day is beautiful. Great to bring the family to see and take in the views

  • 10
    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    Ranked #10 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    148 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    The best part of this memorial is actually its location. Walking towards it along the waterside, enjoying the view and taking photo's is the best part. Once you reach it ...

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