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Things to do in Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery - Open 365 days a year, Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for America’s 35th President, John F. Kennedy, and for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans, and their families. Hosting 3 million people a year, visitors can explore the cemetery’s rich history and witness time-honored ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Changing of the Guard.
4.2 miles from hotel

Old Town Alexandria - Discover D.C.’s original Old Town. Minutes from Washington, D.C. on the Potomac River, Old Town Alexandria delights travelers from all over the world. Tour Alexandria’s cobblestone streets and red brick sidewalks, discover more than 200 independent restaurants and shops that attract everyone from presidents to pet lovers.
10 miles from hotel

George Washington’s Mount Vernon - Celebrate the first president of the United States by visiting the home and final resting place of George and Martha Washington. Situated along the banks of the Potomac River, spend the day touring Washington’s iconic mansion, strolling the historic gardens, grist mill and museum where you’ll discover hands-on-history.
18 miles from hotel

Things to do in Northwest Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute - Admission is always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex. Founded in 1889, the Zoo sits on 163 acres in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Rock Creek Park and is home to more than 1,500 animals across 300 different species.
Just steps from hotel

Embassy Row Massachusetts Avenue - Considered the most prominent location for foreign embassies. Stroll along the historic stretch of Massachusetts Avenue spanning to the National Cathedral and the Naval Observatory where you’ll discover homes rich in architectural details, often times replicas of buildings in their native countries. Of the 150+ embassies in Washington, D.C., Embassy Row is home to sixty.

Washington National Cathedral
Rock Creek Park
U.S. Naval Observatory
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Find Unique Neighborhoods

District Wharf/Southwest Waterfront
Capitol Hill
Dupont Circle
Adams Morgan
U Street Corridor

Things to do in Downtown Washington

White House
National Mall & Memorial Parks
Ford’s Theatre
United States Capitol
United States Botanic Garden
Smithsonian Museums and Galleries

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