Things to See and Do in Washington, D.C.
Dock at The Yards Marina in Washington, D.C. and Explore the Capital
National Mall – Stretching over 2 miles from the Lincoln Memorial on the west end to the U.S. Capitol on the east end. The great swath of green in the middle of our capital city and stretching from the foot of the United States Capitol to the Potomac River – is the premiere civic and symbolic space in our nation.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – Maintains the world’s largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials.
National Cherry Blossom Festival – Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, D.C., the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan.
Smithsonian’s National Zoo – Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Zoo sits on 163 acres in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Rock Creek Park and is home to more than 1,500 animals across 300 different species.
Shopping in Georgetown, D.C. – The cobblestone streets of historic Georgetown register centuries’ old tales of America’s past. Visitors will find a thriving community that’s home to the Georgetown waterfront, charming residential streets, shopping, renown pubs & taverns and many of the finest restaurants in all of Washington D.C.