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Places to visit in DC
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is one of Places to visit in DC.

1. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

9.2
1000 Constitution Ave NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Musei di scienze · Northwest Washington · 425 consigli e recensioni

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: For something so lovely, the 45.52-carat jewel of the Smithsonian Institution has a sinister tale. Several owners of the blue diamond have suffered misfortune, including Marie Antoinette. See it here. Leggi tutto.

Newseum is one of Places to visit in DC.

2. Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 308 consigli e recensioni

USA TODAYUSA TODAY: Soviet spies once passed along microfilm inside hollowed-out coins. Somehow, one found its way into the pocket change of a newspaper delivery person and is on display here. Leggi tutto.

Korean War Veterans Memorial is one of Places to visit in DC.

3. Korean War Veterans Memorial

9.1
10 Daniel French Dr SW (at Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Southwest Washington · 73 consigli e recensioni
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is one of Places to visit in DC.

4. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

8.8
100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, D.C.
Museo di storia · Southwest Washington · 259 consigli e recensioni

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1993, this museum is devoted to the history of the Holocaust, the state-sponsored murder of 6 million Jews in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.

National Gallery is one of Places to visit in DC.

5. National Gallery

9.4
(National Gallery of Art)
6th St and Constitution Ave NW (at Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo d'arte · Northwest Washington · 153 consigli e recensioni

HISTORYHISTORY: Opened in 1941, this museum, founded by financier Andrew Mellon, has some 116,000 works of Western art dating from the Middle Ages to the modern era.

National Gallery of Art - West Building is one of Places to visit in DC.

6. National Gallery of Art - West Building

9.3
Constitution Ave NW (at Madison Dr NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo d'arte · Northwest Washington · 115 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Find more than 116,000 painting, drawings, photographs, sculture and decorative art pieces at National Gallery of Art. Check nga.gov for current exhibitions. -- Green Guide Editor

National Mall is one of Places to visit in DC.

7. National Mall

9.5
Constitution & Independence Ave (btwn 1st & 17th St), Washington, D.C.
Piazza · Southwest Washington · 271 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Visiting all those museums, memorials and historic sights can get exhausting. Why not take a break at the US Botanic Garden? A plant conservatory across from the Capitol? Sure! -- Green Guide Editor

National Air and Space Museum is one of Places to visit in DC.

8. National Air and Space Museum

9.1
655 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, D.C.
Musei di scienze · Southwest Washington · 638 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: The Museum attracts more than 9M visitors annually. You'll want a full morning or afternoon in this kid-friendly attraction. Don't miss the Milestones of Flight gallery! -- Green Guide Editor

Firehook Bakery is one of Places to visit in DC.

9. Firehook Bakery

215 Pennsylvania Ave SE (btwn 2nd & 3rd St SE), Washington, D.C.
Coffee-shop · Capitol Hill · 26 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Locals love Firehook Bakery and Coffee House for its scrumptious cookies and for the surprisingly large and peaceful garden seating area out back. -- Green Guide Editor

ANC Welcome Center is one of Places to visit in DC.

10. ANC Welcome Center

8.7
Arlington National Cemetery (1 Memorial Dr), Arlington, VA
Punto informativo turistico · 32 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Among those laid to rest in the rolling hills of this 612-acre military cemetery are veterans of every armed conflict the US has participated in since the Revoluntionary War. - The Green Guide Editor

Ben's Chili Bowl is one of Places to visit in DC.

11. Ben's Chili Bowl

8.3
1213 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Locale da Hot Dog · U-Street · 386 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Sloppy chili dogs, thick milkshakes & chili cheese fries are universal pleasers at the inexpensive Ben's Chili Bowl. Or try comedian Bill Cosby's favorite, the chili half-smoke. -- Green Guide Editor

Union Station is one of Places to visit in DC.

12. Union Station

7.5
50 Massachusetts Ave NE (at Columbus Cir NE), Washington, D.C.
Stazione ferroviaria · NoMa · 661 consigli e recensioni
Newseum is one of Places to visit in DC.

13. Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (at 6th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 308 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: The Newseum's new 215,000sq ft building has a 74-ft-high marble engraving of the First Amendment on its façade. From the top-floor terrace, wind your way down 6 floors of exhibits - Green Guide Editor

International Spy Museum is one of Places to visit in DC.

14. International Spy Museum

800 F St NW (9th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo · Penn Quarter · 208 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Washington’s countless museums equals countless museum shops. The International Spy Museum boastes spy gadget, disguises and espionage-related reading for kids, young and old. -- Green Guide Editor

Lincoln Memorial is one of Places to visit in DC.

15. Lincoln Memorial

9.6
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW (btwn Constitution & Independence Ave SW), Washington, D.C.
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Southwest Washington · 470 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Need a fun way to get around? Bike and Roll offers several different day & night bicycle (and segway) tours. Bikes, helmets, water & a snack are included in the price of the tour.-- Green Guide Editor

Union Station is one of Places to visit in DC.

16. Union Station

7.5
50 Massachusetts Ave NE (at Columbus Cir NE), Washington, D.C.
Stazione ferroviaria · NoMa · 661 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Board the Old Town Trolley every 30min at locations around town. A ticket allows free reboarding. The Monuments by Moonlight Tour departs from Union Station nightly at 7:30pm. -- Green Guide Editor Leggi tutto.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is one of Places to visit in DC.

17. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

9.2
1000 Constitution Ave NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Musei di scienze · Northwest Washington · 425 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: After your visit here, see national icons like Star-Spangled Banner, Julia Child's kitchen, and a 1926 Model T Ford at the National Museum of American History next door -- Green Guide Editor

Smithsonian American Art Museum is one of Places to visit in DC.

18. Smithsonian American Art Museum

8.9
800 G St. NW (8th and F Streets, NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo d'arte · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 87 consigli e recensioni

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Going to see a show? TICKETplace, nearby at 923 F Street, offers tickets for select events on the day of the show at half price. Purchases must be made in person. -- Green Guide Editor Leggi tutto.

Casa Bianca is one of Places to visit in DC.

19. Casa Bianca

8.8
(The White House)
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW (btwn 15th St NW & 17th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Edificio governativo · Northwest Washington · 504 consigli e recensioni
Chinatown Friendship Archway is one of Places to visit in DC.

20. Chinatown Friendship Archway

7.5
7th & H St NW, Washington, D.C.
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Chinatown · 23 consigli e recensioni

DC Preservation LeagueDC Preservation League: A gift from the Peoples' Republic of China in 1985.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial is one of Places to visit in DC.

21. Thomas Jefferson Memorial

9.4
16 E Basin Dr SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Southwest Washington · 144 consigli e recensioni

HISTORYHISTORY: President Roosevelt asked the Commission of Fine Arts about the possibility of erecting a memorial to Thomas Jefferson. Construction went from 1938-43, & Roosevelt laid the first cornerstone himself.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial is one of Places to visit in DC.

22. Vietnam Veterans Memorial

9.3
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW (at Constitution Ave NW), Washington, D.C.
Monumento / Punto di riferimento · Northwest Washington · 92 consigli e recensioni
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is one of Places to visit in DC.

23. Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

9.0
W Potomac Park (btwn Lincoln & World War II Memorials), Washington, D.C.
Fontana · Southwest Washington · 74 consigli e recensioni
Martin's Tavern is one of Places to visit in DC.

24. Martin's Tavern

8.5
1264 Wisconsin Ave NW (at N St NW), Washington, D.C.
Ristorante americano · Georgetown · 91 consigli e recensioni

Anna J.Anna John: Sit in the booth where JFK proposed to Jackie. :)

El Centro D.F. is one of Places to visit in DC.

25. El Centro D.F.

7.2
1819 14th St NW (at Swann St NW), Washington, D.C.
Ristorante messicano · U-Street · 149 consigli e recensioni
South Lawn is one of Places to visit in DC.

26. South Lawn

8.1
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Giardino · Northwest Washington · 33 consigli e recensioni

C-SPANC-SPAN: Setting for various White House events (e.g. State Arrivals, Easter Egg Roll). Marine One lands/departs on the South Lawn. Watch this video of the first family on the South Lawn. Leggi tutto.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is one of Places to visit in DC.

27. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

9.2
1000 Constitution Ave NW (at 10th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Musei di scienze · Northwest Washington · 425 consigli e recensioni

HISTORYHISTORY: The Smithsonian Institution was founded for the "increase and diffusion" of knowledge from a bequest to the United States by the British scientist James Smithson, who had never visited the US himself.

National Air and Space Museum is one of Places to visit in DC.

28. National Air and Space Museum

9.1
655 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, D.C.
Musei di scienze · Southwest Washington · 638 consigli e recensioni

HISTORYHISTORY: Originally called the National Air Museum when it was formed on August 12, 1946 by an act of Congress, some pieces in the National Air and Space Museum collection date back to 1876.

National Museum of American History is one of Places to visit in DC.

29. National Museum of American History

8.9
1400 Constitution Ave NW (at 14th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Museo di storia · Northwest Washington · 360 consigli e recensioni

TLCTLC: Recently renovated and FREE (like all Smithsonian museums), our favorite stops are the World War II exhibit and Julia Child's kitchen and...

Ben's Next Door is one of Places to visit in DC.

30. Ben's Next Door

7.1
1211 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Ristorante con cucina degli Stati Uniti del Sud / afroamericana · U-Street · 107 consigli e recensioni
The Diner is one of Places to visit in DC.

31. The Diner

7.7
2453 18th St NW (at Columbia Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
Tavola Calda · Adams Morgan · 188 consigli e recensioni
barmini by José Andrés is one of Places to visit in DC.

32. barmini by José Andrés

8.8
501 9th St NW (9th St NW between E and F St NW), Washington, D.C.
Cocktail bar · Penn Quarter · 73 consigli e recensioni

Washingtonian MagazineWashingtonian Magazine: When was the last time you picked up a mezcal-spiked cocktail and ate it like a snowball? José Andrés’s 27-course menu kicks off with just that and follows up with other mind-bending surprises.

Hill Country Barbecue Market is one of Places to visit in DC.

33. Hill Country Barbecue Market

7.6
410 7th St NW (btwn D & E St NW), Washington, D.C.
Locale per barbecue · Penn Quarter · 276 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: Try the moist brisket, the sausages imported from Kreuz Market or any variety of sides. Most nights of the week bring live music and pitchers of Shiner are always $20. [Eater 38 Member]

34. Ben's Chili Bowl

8.3
1213 U St NW, Washington, D.C.
Locale da Hot Dog · U-Street · 386 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: An iconic Washington establishment, Ben's Chili Bowl is well-suited for late-night half-smoke cravings. [Eater 38 Member] Leggi tutto.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing is one of Places to visit in DC.

35. Bureau of Engraving and Printing

301 C St SW, Washington, D.C.
Edificio governativo · Southwest Employment Area · 41 consigli e recensioni
Smithsonian’s National Zoo is one of Places to visit in DC.

36. Smithsonian’s National Zoo

8.9
3001 Connecticut Ave NW (at Hawthorne St NW), Washington, D.C.
Zoo · National Zoological Park · 322 consigli e recensioni