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Things To Do in Washington, DC

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.'s Presidents Gallery

Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.'s Presidents Gallery

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Fiesta Musical at the National Zoo

Fiesta Musical at the National Zoo

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Langston Golf Course

Langston Golf Course

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Tiny Jewel Box

Tiny Jewel Box

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West End Cinema

West End Cinema

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Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution

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The Washington Ballet

The Washington Ballet

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The DC9

The DC9

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Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

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Fashion Centre At Pentagon City

Fashion Centre At Pentagon City

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Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals

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Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre

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Local Resources in Washington, DC

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Howard University

Howard University

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DC Chamber of Commerce

DC Chamber of Commerce

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United Medical Center

United Medical Center

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WUSA (TV)

WUSA (TV)

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WRC-TV

WRC-TV

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GOGO Charters Washington DC

GOGO Charters Washington DC

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Verizon

Verizon

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