Key Washington DC Attractions
See the Best of the Area
Iconic Washington, D.C. attractions are mere steps from the hotel including the White House, Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum, The Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Be immersed in history by participating in a range of Washington, D.C. activities, suitable for the whole family.
Take a tour of the White House to learn much about the First Family's home, including its architecture, furnishings and former residents.
Pentagon tours feature the work of the Department of Defense, as well as military history and information about all branches of service.
Visitors can learn more about some of the most significant judicial decisions in our nation's history. When the Supreme Court is in session, visitors can also listen to oral arguments.
Department of the Interior Museum
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) operates a museum that focuses on educating the public about its history and current initiatives.
U.S. Navy Memorial
This memorial features both a commemorative public plaza and a Naval Heritage Center.
The grounds of Arlington Cemetery serve as a resting place for American soldiers. The Tomb of the Unknowns, a final resting place for unknown soldiers, as well as President John F. Kennedy's grave are located here.
National Mall and Memorial Parks
The National Mall and Memorial Parks complex includes the following:
A tribute to the primary author of the Declaration of Independence and our country's third President
Korean War Veterans Memorial
This memorial serves as a tribute to the lives lost in this war.
A tribute to our country's 16th President, who led during the Civil War. President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address and his Gettysburg Address are both engraved on the walls.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
A tribute to our 32nd President, who led the country through the Great Depression and World War II, he is the only U.S. President to serve more than two terms in office. The memorial is designed as 4 outdoor rooms, to symbolize each of his four terms in office.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This memorial serves as a tribute to all the lives lost in this war, the names of American soldiers who died in Vietnam are engraved on this memorial.
This is one of the oldest attractions in Washington, dedicated to America's first President.
World War II Memorial
A tribute to all who served our country in World War II.
Fords Theater and Lincoln Museum
The site of the assassination of President Lincoln, this museum contains artifacts relating to the tragic events that took place here.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This museum was created as a living memorial to the Holocaust through hundreds of photographs, diaries, survivor testimonials and videos.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world and contains some of our country's oldest artifacts, from the first map to include the word "America" to Thomas Jefferson's personal library.
The Smithsonian Institution is a complex featuring 19 museums, the National Zoo and a number of research centers.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum is home to the largest collection of air and space artifacts, including the Wright Brothers' first airplane and the space suit that Neil Armstrong wore during his historic walk on the moon.
International Spy Museum
The International Spy Museum contains the largest public collection of spy-related paraphernalia and exhibits on some of the most prominent spies in history.
Newseum & Freedom Park
This attraction in Washington offers visitors a better understanding of the importance of news gathering and how that effort has evolved over the years.
National Geographic Museum at Explorers Hall
This museum offers a range of permanent and traveling exhibits focusing on treasures discovered and expeditions completed.