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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!

International Spy Museum

International Spy Museum

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony

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Old Soldiers' Home Golf Course

Old Soldiers' Home Golf Course

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Tiny Jewel Box

Tiny Jewel Box

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AMC Loews Georgetown 14

AMC Loews Georgetown 14

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Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution

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Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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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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Mazza Gallerie Mall

Mazza Gallerie Mall

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Mount Vernon Trail

Mount Vernon Trail

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

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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.

Corcoran College of Art and Design

Corcoran College of Art and Design

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District of Columbia Fire Department

District of Columbia Fire Department

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Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center

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Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper

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WRC-TV

WRC-TV

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Dulles International Airport

Dulles International Airport

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Century Link

Century Link

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