DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
National Gallery of Art
Address: Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565
Information: One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the 13th through the 18th centuries and the other exhibits modern art.
Address: 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Information: Each of the seven levels in this magnificent building is packed with interactive exhibits that explore how news affects our shared experience of historic moments.
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Address: 600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560
Information: The National Air and Space Museum is a center for research into the history and science of aviation and spaceflight, as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology and geophysics.
National Museum of American History
Address: 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560
Information: The National Museum of American History collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. Among the items on display is the original Star-Spangled Banner.
The National Mall
Address: 900 Ohio Drive Washington, DC 20024
Information: The long, grassy National Mall is home to iconic monuments including the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. At the eastern end is the domed U.S. Capitol, and the White House is to the north. It's also flanked by Smithsonian museums.
World War II Memorial
Address: 17th Street Independence Ave Washington, DC 20006
Information: The World War II Memorial commemorates the sacrifice and celebrates the victory of "the greatest generation."
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Address: 5 Henry Bacon Drive Northwest Washington, DC 20242
Information: Deliberately setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served when their Nation called upon them.
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Address: 16 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242
Information: The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C. dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States.
National Zoological Park
Address: 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC 20008
Information: The National Zoological Park, commonly known as the National Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. It is part of the Smithsonian Institution and does not charge admission.
The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
Address: First St NE, Washington, DC 20515
Information: The Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world.
Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.
Address: 2115 Ward Ct NW #100, Washington, DC 20037
Information: Habitat for Humanity of Washington DC helps build homes for low income families.
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Address: 4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Information: Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres overlooking Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC.
Library of Congress
Address: 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540
Information: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Information: A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the horrors of World War II.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
Information: The Kennedy Center presents the greatest performers and performances from across America and around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving the nation as a leader in arts education.
Address: 511 10th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
Information: The site of the April 14, 1865, assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre is a working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center.
Address: 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Information: The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team that plays in Washington, D.C.
National Theatre DC
Address: 1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
Information: For almost 200 years, Washington’s historic National Theatre has occupied a prominent position as the historic cultural center for the performing arts in our nation’s capital and the oldest enterprise on Pennsylvania Avenue continuously operating in its original designated capacity.
DC Improv Comedy Club
Address: 1140 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC
Information: Decades-old subterranean comedy club featuring national acts as well as local talent.