The dome’s architecture and interior splendour make it DC’s most recognizable city attraction. The United States Capitol is where the United States Congress meet for politics.
2. National Mall
Enjoy a picnic, take in some history or partake in one of the many festivals in Washington’s collective garden. This area includes West Potomac Park and Constitution Gardens and attract 24 million visitors per year.
Washington’s classiest district Georgetown is a thriving community known for its style and quaint charm. It is located along the Potomac River and was founded in the early 1750’s.
4. Independence Day Fireworks
If you’re lucky enough to be in town for this event, you will witness a truly spectacular fireworks’ display. The United States celebrates their Independence Day on the fourth of July and this is a huge deal all over the country.
5. Escargots At Bistro Du Coin
Adventurous foodies will rate the very garlicky escargots at this bistro in their own top ten. Escargot is a super luxurious dish of cooked snails.
6. Tomb Of The Unknowns At Arlington Cemetery
The 24 hour dedication of the soldiers who keep guard next to Arlington’s Tomb of the Unknowns only adds to the poignancy of this site.
The monument is dedicated to American soldiers who have died and not been identified.
7. Clyde’s Burger
With a reputation for serving the best burger in DC, Clyde’s is more than just a veteran drinking spot.
8. East Building At The National Gallery
IM Pei’s magnificent East Building is often considered a work of art in itself. The Sculpture Garden is also located here.
9. ’luncheon Of The Boating Party’ At The Phillips Collection
The Luncheon of the Boating Party is one of the most famous pieces by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The idyllic painting features friends sharing a meal on a balcony.
10. Jazz At Madam’s Organ
Try to drop in on a Wednesday when ’fine bluegrass jam’ is the theme. However, every day of the week there is live music to be heard and enjoyed here, so come on by and participate in the thrill.