Washington D.C. Visitor’s Guide
Teaming with American treasures, Washington, D.C., is home to many celebrated symbols of patriotism, unique neighborhoods, free attractions and special events.
Bring your walking shoes for visits to the many monuments and museums. No vacation to the nation’s capitol is complete without a tour of the White House or the Capitol building.
From trendy Georgetown to energetic downtown, Washington, D.C., offers more than just tourist attractions. Home to a lively urban center with a variety of dining options and plenty of shopping, visitors can find culture at the Kennedy Center or activities on the Potomac River.
The Smithsonian Museums, including Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, are open daily. Free timed tickets are required and available. Learn More
National Zoo, National Museum of American History and National Museum of the American Indian are open daily as well. Free timed tickets are required and available. Learn More