If you are staying in the area, why not spend a few hours exploring colorful neighborhoods like Trinidad, Langdon and Brentwood.
Washington is known throughout the world as home to the legendary Washington Monument. This popular attraction is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) from the heart of the city.
Ford's Theater is one of the places to visit in the Washington’s city center that is worth checking out.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Visit some of the remarkable museums including the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center.
The area is the home ground of the legendary Washington Wizards basketball team in winter and Washington Mystics. Both teams play regular matches at Verizon Center. Music lovers can also check the stadium’s website to see if there’s a pop or rock concert scheduled during their visit.
When it’s time to put your feet up after a long day exploring the charms of Brookland, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/US Capitol, the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University, and the popular Fairfield Inn by Marriott Washington D.C..