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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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National Book Festival

National Book Festival

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Langston Golf Course

Langston Golf Course

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Tiny Jewel Box

Tiny Jewel Box

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Lockheed Martin IMAX - National Air & Space Museum

Lockheed Martin IMAX - National Air & Space Museum

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The National Building Museum

The National Building Museum

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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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Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park

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Gallery Place

Gallery Place

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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.

American University

American University

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District of Columbia Fire Department

District of Columbia Fire Department

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center

MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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WRC-TV

WRC-TV

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

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GOGO Charters Washington DC

GOGO Charters Washington DC

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DC Water and Sewer Authority

DC Water and Sewer Authority

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