Attractions

Attractions: American, iconic, unforgettable – these are DC’s attractions.

11 Things to See & Do in Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle offers a little something for everyone. An array of unique shops and exciting restaurants along Connecticut Avenue, one of the busy streets in the neighborhood, is exciting enough to keep you going all day. You’ll also discover dozens of bistros, bars, boutiques and museums throughout...

Hanks Oyster Bar
5 Things to See & Do in Foggy Bottom & the West End

Foggy Bottom takes its name from the morning mist that comes off of its southern boundary, the Potomac River. But the neighborhood, which stretches up to include the West End (just west of Georgetown) is a clear winner. Home to the Kennedy Center, the State Department and the southern tip of Rock...

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage Washington DC
Action-Packed Penn Quarter & Chinatown

Sports-night destination. Museum-hopping paradise. Shopping mecca. Penn Quarter & Chinatown is one of DC’s most varied neighborhoods, in an energetic, go-all-day-and-night way. You’ll find a mix of historic buildings, high-end boutiques and the pro hockey and basketball arena Verizon Center...

Luce Unplugged at the Luce Foundation Center for American Art - Washington, DC
10 Things To Do Indoors, Day & Night in Washington, DC

DC’s monuments and outdoor spaces get a lot of press, but you can also find plenty of things to do inside, whether you’re fleeing wintery weather or trying to beat the heat in summer. From off-beat museums to plush spas, we’ve literally got you covered.

Union Market
Washington, DC Attraction Passes

Two ways to save in one great city: The Washington DC Explorer Pass allows you a choice of enjoying multiple DC attractions for one low price. Washington DC Explorer Pass from GoCityCard Save Up to 40% on Attractions! Pay Nothing at the Gate! Pay nothing at the gate and save up to 40% off the...

Southwest Waterfront: Past, Present & Future

Located at the confluence of the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, the land has been shaped and reshaped by visionaries who profited from the Southwest Waterfront ’s abundant natural resources. Today, visitors have much to see in this unique neighborhood a few blocks from the National Mall . The Past...

Southwest Waterfront skyline
4 Delightful Day Trips in Virginia

Colonial and Civil War history. A booming wine scene. Indie shops on bustling city blocks. There are so many reasons to visit Virginia, you might want to add a few days to your DC trip. Here are a few spots worth an afternoon or a full day.

Alexandria, Virginia
15 Things to See & Do in Southwest Waterfront

A renaissance is underway along this 47-acre riverfront community, and the new development is called The Wharf . Despite big changes, this historic neighborhood maintains many important remnants of its past including its historic seafood market, world-class theater, leisure cruise boat pier and...

Meet Me at 9:30

9:30 Club is a beacon for live music in the nation’s capital, a place where both renowned and up-and-coming artists from nearly every musical genre come to play. The venue is legendary in DC, and 2016 marks 36 years since the original club opened at 930 F Street NW, and 20 years since the venue...

9:30 Club Washington DC - Credit Lisa A. Walker
7 Things to See & Do in Logan Circle

Though it’s named for a 19th-century traffic circle with a statue of a Civil War general (that’s a statue of John Logan and his horse in the center of it), Logan Circle’s main drag is actually 14th Street NW. Here, and on surrounding blocks like P Street, you’ll find restaurants in red brick...

Studio Theatre Washington, DC