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
    451 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Better to beat at McDonald's that on this place food is horrible with a ton of salt on everything...

  • 2
    Washington Monument

    Washington Monument

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

    Iconic and a nice anchor for navigating. Not a lot to look at but interesting to see in person.

  • 3
    White House

    White House

    Ranked #3 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    353 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
    257 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Every visit to Washington should include time to explore one of the great Smithsonian Institutions.

  • 5
    U.S. Capitol Building

    U.S. Capitol Building

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

    This place really takes you back to a different time. The art, sculptures, marble, stone, too much to mention lol is all around as soon as you walk in the ...

  • 6
    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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

    Super fun, i came here with my family and even my young sister enjoyed it, if you like ships, all of them there are real and very picture worthy. A ...

  • 7
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Ranked #7 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    173 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Haunting and a bit uncomfortable, but you can't really miss it if you're there. Evocative of the tragedy and futility of the conflict. But I always feel like I am ...

  • 8
    National Mall

    National Mall

    Ranked #8 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    168 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park, Plaza, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    This is a super special spot in the United States. Some very special memorials, buildings, and celebrations can be found here on a regular basis. It is also beautiful here, ...

  • 9
    Reflecting Pool

    Reflecting Pool

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

    As stunning as it is in the movies and pictures, I just wish the day was a lil less overcast. I advise to walk the pool and view from both ...

  • 10
    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

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

    Took a night tour , going back today. We are too late for the cherry blossom explosion, but still a reflective place

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