Washington, DC

Washington, DC is an international crossroads packed with historic monuments, captivating museums, eclectic restaurants and diverse neighborhoods.

Diverse and beautiful Washington, DC
U.S. Capitol dome
Cherry blossoms near the Jefferson Memorial
National Air and Space Museum
International Spy Museum
Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Duke Ellington mural
Shopping on U Street
Brasserie Beck
Washington, DC skyline at night
White House
White House in winter

Washington, DC is home to iconic monuments, fascinating museums and so much more. From the dramatic Greek architecture of the rock-solid buildings to the mix of international cultures, you never forget you're in the powerhouse of the USA. But there's lighter fun to be had – lively neighborhoods, sprawling parks, award-winning dining and fabulous shopping await.

US National Arboretum

Less than two miles from the US Capitol Building, the National Arboretum’s 446 acres are a sanctuary within the nation’s capital. Nine miles of roads wind through gardens and past cultural icons like the Capitol Columns and National Bonsai and Penjing Museum.


Rated by TripAdvisor users as a “Traveler’s Choice Top 10 Museum in the U.S.”, this dynamic and interactive news museum includes a display of front pages from 80 international newspapers.

International Spy Museum

The only museum in the US dedicated to espionage features the largest collection of international espionage artefacts on public display. The museum also hosts interactive experiences like Operation Spy where visitors become a spy for an hour.

Taste of DC

Food, wine, beer and music festival featuring tastings and dishes from more than 80 of DC’s best restaurants, eateries and food trucks, a Farm-to-Fork zone, and the chance to get up close and personal with local chefs and winemakers.


FotoWeek DC

Annual celebration of photography featuring a photo contest and juried exhibition, gallery openings, lectures, workshops, book signings and more.


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