Things to Do and See in Washington, DC
From Tania Anderson, former About.com Guide
- Monuments and Museums
- Holidays, Events and Celebrations in DC
- Sightseeing and Guided Tours
- Visiting DC with Kids
- Where to Eat
Monuments and Museums
Find all the information you need here to plan your visit to the many DC monuments and museum. Whether you want to take a walking tour of the monuments or stroll leisurely through the museums that dot the US National Mall, you will find everything you need to know to make your visit memorable.
Holidays, Events and Celebrations in DC
Whether it is the Fourth of July or the Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, DC really knows how to celebrate and have fun. This guide will help you find annual events month by month in Washington, DC.
Sightseeing and Guided Tours
There is so much to do and see in Washington, DC. Froms museums and memorials to the famous buildings like the White House and the US Capitol, visitors have a lot of ground to cover to see everything. Luckily, there are some great guided tours that are informative and highlight some of DC's "must see" destinations.
Visiting DC with Kids
Washington, DC is a wonderful place to visit with young children, tweens and teenagers. There is something for every age and so much of it is free. From museums to zoos and aquariums and everything in between, there's plenty of family friendly fun for everyone.
- Fun for the Kids
- Indoor Playgrounds or Amusement Centers for Kids
- The Smithsonian's Discovery Theater for Children
Where to Eat
DC really has some exceptional dining options. Whether you are looking for a quick burger on the go or a formal sitdown dinner with eight courses, Washington, DC will delight the culinary senses.