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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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Virginia Wine Festival

Virginia Wine Festival

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Langston Golf Course

Langston Golf Course

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Beadazzled

Beadazzled

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AMC Loews Georgetown 14

AMC Loews Georgetown 14

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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The Lincoln Theatre

The Lincoln Theatre

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Eighteenth Street Lounge

Eighteenth Street Lounge

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C & O Canal Boat Rides

C & O Canal Boat Rides

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Mazza Gallerie Mall

Mazza Gallerie Mall

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The Capital Crescent Trail

The Capital Crescent Trail

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Spirit of Washington Cruises

Spirit of Washington Cruises

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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 Chamber of Commerce

DC Chamber of Commerce

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Providence Hospital

Providence Hospital

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Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper

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WUSA (TV)

WUSA (TV)

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GOGO Charters Washington DC

GOGO Charters Washington DC

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Verizon

Verizon

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