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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!

The National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art

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Phillips Collection

Phillips Collection

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Fiesta Musical at the National Zoo

Fiesta Musical at the National Zoo

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H Street Country Club

H Street Country Club

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Fahrney's Pens

Fahrney's Pens

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Landmark's E-Street Cinema

Landmark's E-Street Cinema

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Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution

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Capital City Symphony

Capital City Symphony

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Eighteenth Street Lounge

Eighteenth Street Lounge

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Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

Smithsonian's National Zoological Park

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Union Station

Union Station

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Washington and Old Dominion Trail

Washington and Old Dominion Trail

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George Washington Masonic National Memorial

George Washington Masonic National Memorial

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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.

American University

American University

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DC Metropolitan Police Department

DC Metropolitan Police Department

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United Medical Center

United Medical Center

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Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

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Century Link

Century Link

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