What to Do in and around Washington, DC
- Mount Vernon
- Lincoln Memorial
- Jefferson Memorial
A vacation to Washington, D.C. is going to be full of sightseeing, national pride and amazing eateries! Washington, D.C. is a beautiful city with impeccable architecture and a buzzing civic vibe. Of course, while you plan, you will notice that there plenty of free, fun and interesting things to do in Washington, DC. For example, the collections at the Smithsonian Institute are marvelous! There is also an outstanding food scene. Rasika is arguably, THE BEST place for modern Indian cuisine. What’s more, Rasika features dishes by James Beard awarding-winning chef, Vikram Sunderam. Another popular foodie destination is Georgetown Cupcake famous for serving up to-die-for cupcake flavors. Lastly, NoPA serves the best gourmet fried pies, hands down! You can see where we’re going with this… eat, see, eat, see… the cycle continues!
With so many things to do in Washington, D.C., we managed to narrow our list down to 3 top cultural/historical sites:
The Jefferson Memorial
Washington, D.C. is a wonderful vacation for families and solo sightseers, alike. While the three highlighted locations are spectacular, there are many more sights of historical and cultural importance to see in the capital city of the United States.