Things to do in Washington, D.C.

Sort by Tribes
Categories
Show Local favorites
948 Results
  • 1
    Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial

    Ranked #1 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    462 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    I enjoyed my time spent here. There were a lot of people so it was very difficult to get a good picture and it was difficult to move around. For ...

  • 2
    Washington Monument

    Washington Monument

    Ranked #2 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    424 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Cool monument! A must-see if you visit DC! From here it is easy to get to most of the other monuments.

  • 3
    The White House

    The White House

    Ranked #3 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    359 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    Looks unfortunately more and more like a castle under siege than a people’s presidents house.

  • 4
    Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Ranked #4 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    262 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Alot of interesting things to see and to, great for kids! We spent nearly 4 hours in the museum and still didn't have time to see everything. Loved the butterfly ...

  • 5
    United States Capitol

    United States Capitol

    Ranked #5 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    268 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Capitol Building
    Popular withHistoryFamilies

    It’s place where all the government personnel and senator gathers up. Building is an greatest beauty of structure. Needs ton of hours to explore the capital.

  • 6
    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

    Ranked #6 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    237 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Science Museum
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryAdventure

    All Smithsonian Museums are free, so that's always a plus! This museum is wonderful for traveling families and anyone interested in space or the history of flight.

  • 7
    National Mall and Memorial Parks

    National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Ranked #7 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    175 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park, Plaza, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Walking up and down the National Mall is absolutely fabulous - make sure you are wearing comfy shoes because you will be exhausted by the end of the day!

  • 8
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Ranked #8 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    175 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Monument, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    A memorial honoring US soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War. A sobering experience. Worth a visit.

  • 9
    Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

    Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

    Ranked #9 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    177 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Can't help but think of Jenny running to forest. But this place is so pretty. Looking down from Lincoln memorial is a great picture opportunity.

  • 10
    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    Thomas Jefferson Memorial

    Ranked #10 overall in Washington, D.C. things to do
    148 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Thomas Jefferson Memorial is dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, one of the most important of the American Founding Fathers. It is modeled after the Pantheon of Rome,

var ListPage = { maxTries: 20, interval: 0, xhrRequests: [], update: function(url, count, callback){ var fingerprint = "&t=" + (new Date().getTime()); var reqcount = "&req_count=" + count; this.loader("on"); var self = this; var req = new XMLHttpRequest(); req.open("GET", url + fingerprint + reqcount, true); ListPage.xhrRequests.push(req); req.onreadystatechange = function() { if (req.readyState === 4 && (req.status === 200 || req.status === 202)) { eval(req.responseText); self.loader("off"); if (req.status === 200 || req.status !== 202 ) callback(req.status); if (req.status === 202) { if (count < self.maxTries) { setTimeout(function(){ListPage.update(url, ++count, callback)}, self.interval); self.interval += 100; } else { callback(req.status); } } } }; req.send(null); }, loader: function(status) { var spinnerD = document.querySelector('.spinnersD'); var spinnerM = document.querySelector('.spinnersM'); if (spinnerD && spinnerM) { if (status === "on") { spinnerD.className = "spinnersD shownow"; spinnerM.className = "spinnersM shownow"; } else { // hide spinnerD.className = "spinnersD"; spinnerM.className = "spinnersM"; } } }, ajax: function(url, callback) { this.update(url, 1, callback); } }; ListPage.ajax("https://www.skyscanner.com/trip/hotels/hotel_suggestions?action=index&clean_path=washington-dc&controller=topics&country_code=&current_user_id=&filters=&id=2000000000055&klass_name=Region&list_type=attractions&nearby=false&path=washington-dc%2Fthings-to-do&place=2000000000055&place_type=City&place_type=region&region=2000000000055", function(status){ if (status === 200) { HotelRates.ajax(); } }); var HotelRates = { hotels: "", ajaxCalls: function(tryIndex) { if (this.hotels) { ListPage.update("https://www.skyscanner.com/trip/hotels/hotel_rates_list?bookable_only=&country_code=&current_user_id=&locale=en&region=2000000000055" + "&" + this.hotels, tryIndex, function(){ var placeholder = document.querySelectorAll('.metasearch_featured .placeholder'); for (var i = 0; i < placeholder.length; i++) { placeholder[i].style.display='none'; } }); } }, ajax: function() { this.ajaxCalls(1); }, singleAjax: function() { this.ajaxCalls(ListPage.maxTries); } };