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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...

How Do I Tour the Capitol Building and See Congress in Session?

The U.S. Capitol is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. The story of its construction parallels the growth of a nation. The iconic Capitol Building remains an evolving space where visitors can see democracy in action. Currently, parts of the building, including the Dome, are...

Capitol
5 Tours Sure to Spook You in Washington, DC

You know you're truly scared when your knees begin to wobble and you can barely hold yourself up. Well, consider a fright-inducing walking ghost tour through DC the ultimate challenge. The following tours, many of which are year-round, will have you delightfully spooked as you attempt to walk from...

U.S. Capitol - Full Moon - Washington, DC
FAQ: How Do I Visit the U.S. Capitol?

Touring the United States Capitol Building The U.S. Capitol Building is the center of American democracy. The world-famous domed building is home to the House and Senate and it’s where America’s congressmen and congresswomen conduct business, debate laws and pass bills on behalf of the American...

family in front of capitol building
Tours of DC's Monuments & Memorials

At the heart of any trip to Washington, DC is a visit to the National Mall , a two-mile green expanse from the U.S. Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial . Along the way, visitors see the Washington Monument , the Vietnam Veterans Memorial , the Korean War Memorial , the World War II Memorial ,...

National Mall Washington Monument at night
FAQ: Monuments & Memorials

Touring DC’s iconic attractions When you come to DC, especially if you’re a first-time visitor, it’s likely that our world-famous monuments and memorials will be at the top of your must-see list. Most of these major attractions are located on the National Mall , which extends from the U.S. Capitol...

Jefferson and Washington Monuments at Sunset
FAQ: Where can I store my belongings during a White House Tour?

Rules of White House tours Touring the White House is one of the most memorable and quintessential DC experiences for visitors and locals alike. (Note: White House tours must be booked well in advance. For information on how to book a tour, visit our White House tours FAQ page). It is important to...

The White House
Family Friendly Tours in Washington, DC

One of the great reasons to visit DC with children is the number of activities that are either affordable or completely free. Most are easily accessible, especially if you plan ahead. Here are some edutainment activities guaranteed to leave an indelible impression on both you and your child. And if...

Group Touring the Capitol Rotunda - United States Capitol Building - Washington, DC
Breweries to Check Out In & Around Washington, DC

When you’re looking for a cold one, look beyond the big beer producers and taste something distinctly DC. Frosty, frothy, heady, hoppy, sour – whatever your preference, you can find it at any of these local breweries.

Shaw Brewpub - Right Proper Brewing Company - Washington, DC
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: African American History & Culture

Washington, DC’s history is entwined with its large population of African American residents, as evidenced by the more than 200 sites on the African American Heritage Trail in the city. Here are more than 20 important sites that celebrate the history and experience of African Americans in the...

Funk parade