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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!

Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

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Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre

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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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AMC Loews Uptown 1

AMC Loews Uptown 1

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Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution

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Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company

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Eighteenth Street Lounge

Eighteenth Street Lounge

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The United States Botanic Garden

The United States Botanic Garden

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Mazza Gallerie Mall

Mazza Gallerie Mall

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Mount Vernon Trail

Mount Vernon Trail

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Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

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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.

George Washington University

George Washington University

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DC Metropolitan Police Department

DC Metropolitan Police Department

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Providence Hospital

Providence Hospital

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Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

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Dulles International Airport

Dulles International Airport

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Pepco

Pepco

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