Washington, D.C. - Top 10

1. The Capitol’s Dome

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.

AddressNational Mall

3. Georgetown

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.

AddressGeorgetown

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.

Address1738 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Phone+1 202 234 6969
Webwww.bistrotducoin.com

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.

Address1600 21st Street, NW
Phone+1 202 387 2151
Opening hoursClosed on Mondays
Webwww.phillipscollection.org

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.

Address2461 18th Street NW
Phone+1 202 667 5370
Webwww.madamsorgan.com