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The Octagon

Visit The Octagon, DC's oldest private residence


National Mall

National Museum of African Art


The Fillmore Silver Spring

The Fillmore Silver Spring is the newest edition to downtown Silver Spring's historical arts community just minutes from Washington, DC.


Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

An innovator in the development of new plays earning a reputation for staying plugged in to the mad temper of the times (New York Times).



Merriweather Post Pavilion

Penn Quarter & Chinatown

The National Theatre

Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Ford's Theatre


Live! Casino & Hotel

Live! is Maryland's #1 Tourist Attraction


Wildly Authentic Things to Do

Where to Find the Most Colorful Street Murals in Washington, DC

Vibrant street art adds color to DC in any season.

Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museum...

Theaters & Performance Spaces to See a Show in Washington, DC

A variety of performances grace stages throughout the District – her...

20+ Cool & Interesting Museums in Washington, DC That Aren’t On the National Mall

Venture off the National Mall to these knowledge centers for a uniqu...

10+ Ways to Celebrate African American History & Culture in Washington, DC

Honor the African American experience at these museums, memorials an...

2 Days Exploring LGBTQ+ Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is one of the most diverse—and welcoming—cities...

Discover the National Gallery of Art East Building in Washington, DC

Explore modern artworks in this stunningly beautiful free museum on ...

The Best City to Visit in 2023

Washington, DC shines with can’t-miss events, new exhibits and prais...

11 Cool Hotels for Your Next Trip to Washington, DC

These hip and trendy hotels offer unique experiences that blend the ...

Grab A Seat: Washington, DC’s Theaters Are Must-See Attractions

Why Washington, DC's performing arts scene is in a class of its own

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