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Where History Comes to Life

Things to Do in Washington DC

Washington DC attractions we recommend

A mix of historic marvels and modern-day must-sees, Washington DC is a city unto itself, at once classically American while also deeply international. This is where past meets present in a stunning display of power, prestige, and panache. From our location — the perfect launching pad to explore the many sides of DC — you can choose your own adventure. Take a relaxed stroll through the lively Dupont Circle neighborhood, go on a tour of groundbreaking art galleries, or sit down for a tried-and-true power lunch that deftly combines business and pleasure. It’s less than a mile from the front steps of Kimpton Banneker Hotel to America’s Front Yard, aka the National Mall, where iconic monuments recognized the world over loom large.


Dupont Circle

There’s always something happening in buzzy Dupont Circle, a vibrant neighborhood known for both its daytime dining and nightlife hot spots.

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Downtown

At the center of it all, the central business district of downtown DC scores high marks for its cultural, dining, and historic scenes.

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National Mall

More than 80 historic structures are located within the National Mall, a two-mile swath of green space that stretches from the U.S. Capitol Building to the Potomac River.

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Convention Center

Meet Walter E. Washington Convention Center, one of the most state-of-the-art conference centers of the country — with an enviable art collection, to boot.

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White House

Since 1800, the White House has served as an enduring symbol of democracy — catch an unobstructed view of it from our rooftop bar.

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