Embassy Row Vacation Packages
If you are staying in Embassy Row, why not spend a few hours taking in nearby areas, like Georgetown, Downtown Washington D.C. and Dupont Circle.
Washington is known as home to Washington Monument. This must-see attraction is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) from the center of the city.
The city center of Washington has lots of great places to check out. So take your companions and visit Ford's Theater.
To better understand Washington, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Take a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the beautiful artworks at Phillips Collection, Dumbarton Oaks and Hillwood Museum. Book in for a spectacular show at Kennedy Center, Lincoln Theater and the Studio Theatre. Aspiring artists should check out the exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Renwick Gallery and Studio Gallery.
There are also some great attractions that will have the whole family smiling. These include Volta Park and Francis Pool. You should not miss out on the amazing animal experiences at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
Get active in the great outdoors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Follow the paths through botanical displays, throw a frisbee, or just soak up the sunshine at the Georgetown Waterfront Park, Montrose Park and the Soapstone Valley Park. To catch a glimpse of the nearby wilderness drive out to the Meridian Hill Park, the Hearst Recreation Center and theodore Roosevelt Island Park.
While you are here, don’t miss some of the local sights such as McPherson Square, Farragut Square and the Scottish Rite Temple. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at sacred places like the St. John's Church, the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and the St. Mary's Episcopal Church.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, amble through the boutiques, stores and stalls at Georgetown Park and Cady's Alley.
Watch popular sporting heroes, the American University, do battle in the nearby Bender Arena. On match days follow the sea of blue, red and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
Finding somewhere handy to stay close to Embassy Row is simple. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Washington Plaza, the Westin Washington DC, or the Embassy Row Hotel.