Our nation’s capital has some special things to see and places to visit…



Washington, D.C. is home to breathtaking monuments and historical icons. We know, it can be hard to keep track of all the sights, so here’s your started kit…





Washington Monument


This iconic monument was considered the tallest building when it was made. Standing at 555 feet and five inches tall, this grand structure is held together by only friction and gravity.


The Washington Monument is also used in countless Hollywood movies, acting as backdrops for alien invasions, terrorist attacks, and thrillers.



The White House


The White House has been a home for all of the presidents in the United States since the 1800s.


This massive building has a sweeping 412 doors, 147 windows, and 28 fireplaces. All White House tours are free! This building is a must-see when it comes to visiting the capital of the United States.



US Capitol


One of DC’s top attractions, approximately, three to five million people from all over the world visit this legendary building every year.


The US Capitol is one of the most significant and architecturally stunning buildings in the world. Not only is it the meeting chambers between the House of Representatives and Senate, but it is also a symbol of great American history and art.



US Holocaust Memorial Museum


The US Holocaust Memorial Museum provides a deep, touching demonstration of the tragic 1941 catastrophe in Europe.


The museum narrates the history of survivors, first-hand witnesses, and the aftermath of the Holocaust through stories, artifacts, and video footage. The site also showcases an exhibition called ‘Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story’, where the history of the Holocaust is narrated through the experience of one child.



Lincoln Memorial


Following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865, Congress immediately began planning out a fitting tribute to the late president. The final details of the project were not executed until the early 1900s and the Lincoln Memorial was not open to the public until 1922.


This extensive monument stands at 57.8 by 36.1 meters, and 30 meters tall, which means he sits 27 feet tall.



Georgetown and the Waterfront


Washington, D.C.’s oldest neighborhood offers a wide variety of activities for everyone.


You can walk the Georgetown Waterways, bike and hike along rivers and canals, shop and party at Washington Harbour, paddle the Potomac River, and more! This is a  great area to explore after all the historical site-seeing and monument tours!


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These Washington, D.C. top attractions are great ways to learn about the history of the US. And these architecturally impressive monuments and buildings should leave you with a sense of inspiration.