From the White House to the National Mall, from the Lincoln Memorial to the United States Capitol, Washington, DC is rich in history, with an incredible array of iconic landmarks. Discover America’s fascinating history and its dynamic modern face on a tour of the nation’s capital.
Indulge in a dose of culture at the Smithsonian, a collection of museums and institutions – including the beloved National Air and Space Museum, the American Art Museum, and the National Zoo – which amounts to the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex. In addition to the aforementioned landmarks, no visit to the District is complete without stopping by the moving Vietnam and National WWII Memorials. On your trip to the capital, you can also head across the border into Virginia to visit the Arlington National Cemetery, where President John F Kennedy was laid to rest.
Beyond its wealth of landmarks, DC is also one of the most vibrant and thrilling cities in the country. During a free afternoon, wend your way through the shopping streets of Georgetown, discover the art galleries of Dupont Circle, and head to buzzing 14th Street, where you’ll be greeted by some of the District’s most popular bars, restaurants, and boutiques.