What to do in District of Columbia

Activities, attractions and tours
Washington Monument featuring a monument and a sunset

District of Columbia Attractions

If you're ready to discover the best of District of Columbia, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and let an experienced guide show you the most popular sights. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top {301 fun activities in District of Columbia fun activities in District of Columbia} are also worth looking into.



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What to do in District of Columbia

Free Things to Do in District of Columbia

Some say the best things in life are free. Make sure you visit the following around District of Columbia:

Freer museum - Packed with interesting objects and exhibits, this place is a wonderland for inquisitive minds.

District of Columbia Arts Center - When you're ready to get cultured, stop by and observe the creativity on show.

Bundy Playground - Pencil in time to play and add a little excitement to your escape here.

Upshur Pool - A swimming costume and high spirits are all you need for a splashing great time here.

Farragut Square - Be wowed by the innovation and design of this impressive example of modernistic architecture.

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives - If you're curious about the days of old, this is one stop you really should visit.

Dupont Circle - Stop for a while in this bustling area and imagine life as a local.

Turquoise Lake - Get out of life's fast lane and spend a bit of time out near the water.

D.C. Chamber of Commerce - Widely recognized among the locals, this site is worth dropping by.

Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church - Enjoy some quiet contemplation and discover a thing or two about this site's religious significance.

Pillsbury State Park - Appreciate the stark difference between the city and nature's rugged beauty at this spectacular spot.

McPherson Square - If you enjoy pottering about the garden, this attraction will appeal to your green thumb.

Things to Do in District of Columbia with Kids

There's fun for the entire family wherever you wander in District of Columbia. Here are some family friendly experiences to do together that'll make your vacation unforgettable:


 

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