Brightwood Park, Mount Pleasant and Adams Morgan, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Of course, people come from all over the world to experience Washington Monument, one of the most iconic spots in the country. It is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) from the city center.
Ford's Theater is one of the popular places to visit in the heart of Washington that is well worth a visit.
Petworth has a number of cultural attractions nearby that make great places to visit. There are many excellent destinations visitors can pay a visit to for a few hours such as Hillwood Museum and the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center. Experience a few of the magical theater, dance and music shows at Lincoln Theater, the Carter Barron Amphitheatre and the GALA Hispanic Theatre.
Looking for ways to keep the kids busy? Take them to the various child-friendly destinations in the area. Snap photos, walk past the many exhibits and learn about the variety of species at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
If the weather is good, do what the locals do and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the sunshine in tranquil places such as the Soapstone Valley Park. Make the most of the nearby wilderness by visiting the Meridian Hill Park.
The Asante Sana Guest Quarters is a great choice for those preferring to stay in the Petworth vicinity. Otherwise the city center of Washington offers plenty of other great options.