There are plenty of tourist attractions to see and explore in Washington, D.C., with the White House and Capitol Hill (with the United States Congress and the Library of Congress) being two of the most popular ones. In addition, you will find both unique and popular things to do in Washington, which is one of the many reasons the city is so great. Once you are situated in one of Washington’s amazing boutique hotels, you will be ready to explore.
Visit one or all of the Smithsonian Museums. They are all free and boast of some incredible learning opportunities and sights. Out of the many museums, a couple of the most popular ones are the American History Museum and the Natural History Museum. For those that are interested in history, a visit to the National Archives cannot be missed. Here, you will be able to see the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
What many people do not know is that the monuments and memorials around the city, such as the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial, are open 24 hours a day. This means that if you want to beat the crowds you can visit after dark. There are also Moonlight Walking Tours on offer, taking you around the sights of Washington in the evening.
Washington, D.C. is one of many US cities to offer so-called ‘Duck Tours.’ What is so special about this tour is that it takes place in a fully restored military vehicle, made to drive on both land and on water. On these tours, you will get an extensive tour of the city and see Washington’s interesting sights along the way in a unique vehicle.