Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House, and Supreme Court – but also its museums and performing arts venues such as the Kennedy Center.
Our nation’s capital. Explore the National Mall and Memorial Parks which include more than 100 unique monuments and memorials. The most renowned monuments and memorials on the Mall include the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Roosevelt Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, King Memorial, and World War II Memorial. Take a photo in front of the White House. Visit some of the 21 Smithsonian Museums. Take a walking tour of Arlington National Cemetery. Visit Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. Visit the US Capital, Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court. There is so much to do in Washington D.C.