Best Places in Washington, DC

5 Best Place in Washington

World War II Memorial
1 World War II Memorial

1750 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States

Rating: 4.9 (21557)
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
2 Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017

Rating: 4.9 (3342)
The Escape Game DC (Georgetown)
3 The Escape Game DC (Georgetown)

3345 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States

Rating: 4.9 (3339)
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America
4 Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

1400 Quincy St NE, Washington, DC 20017

Rating: 4.9 (702)
Cavalry Washington DC
5 Cavalry Washington DC

1341 Connecticut Ave NW #1, Washington, DC 20036

Rating: 4.9 (319)

Best Places List

1 National Mall
Historic memorial parks on a promenade BEST
Rating: 4.8 (126037)

Washington, DC, United States

National Mall
2 Lincoln Memorial
Marble monument to the 16th president BEST
Rating: 4.8 (43474)

2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20002, United States

Lincoln Memorial
3 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Renowned collection of natural wonders BEST
Rating: 4.8 (37466)

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
4 Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Exhibit-filled trip across the universe BEST
Rating: 4.7 (35933)

600 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20560

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
5 Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Renowned, free zoo with giant pandas BEST
Rating: 4.6 (34814)

3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, United States

Smithsonian National Zoological Park
6 National Museum of African American History and Culture
Smithsonian museum with unique exhibits BEST
Rating: 4.8 (22332)

1400 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

National Museum of African American History and Culture
7 Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Celebrated U.S. heritage collection BEST
Rating: 4.7 (17969)

1300 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560

Smithsonian National Museum of American History
8 Washington Monument
Towering tribute to George Washington BEST
Rating: 4.7 (17359)

2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024, United States

Washington Monument
9 US Capitol Grounds
BEST
Rating: 4.7 (15348)

Washington, DC 20016, United States

US Capitol Grounds
10 Capital One Arena
Massive sports & entertainment venue BEST
Rating: 4.5 (13936)

601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

Capital One Arena
11 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Living remembrance of the Holocaust BEST
Rating: 4.8 (13622)

100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
12 The President's Park
Historic park offering White House tours BEST
Rating: 4.5 (12542)

1450 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, United States

The President's Park
13 United States Botanic Garden
Exotic plants & glass-domed conservatory BEST
Rating: 4.7 (12376)

100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20001, United States

United States Botanic Garden
14 Old Ebbitt Grill
BEST
Rating: 4.6 (12109)

675 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States

Old Ebbitt Grill
15 Founding Farmers DC
Rating: 4.4 (11563)

1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20006, United States

Founding Farmers DC
16 International Spy Museum
Interactive exhibits about espionage
Rating: 4.4 (10627)

700 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States

International Spy Museum
17 National Portrait Gallery
Art depicting historic American figures BEST
Rating: 4.8 (10464)

8th St NW & G St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States

National Portrait Gallery
18 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Renowned performing arts arena BEST
Rating: 4.8 (10223)

2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566, United States

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
19 Municipal Fish Market at The Wharf
BEST
Rating: 4.5 (8521)

1100 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States

Municipal Fish Market at The Wharf
20 Museum of the Bible
BEST
Rating: 4.7 (8021)

400 4th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

Museum of the Bible
21 Thomas Jefferson Memorial
BEST
Rating: 4.8 (7532)

16 E Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242

Thomas Jefferson Memorial
22 National Museum of the American Indian
Native American culture & history BEST
Rating: 4.5 (6815)

4th St SW, Washington, DC 20560

National Museum of the American Indian
23 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Monument to civil rights leader BEST
Rating: 4.8 (6778)

1964 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20003, United States

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
24 The Hamilton
BEST
Rating: 4.5 (6406)

600 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States

The Hamilton
25 Georgetown Waterfront Park
10-acre greenspace with paths & views BEST
Rating: 4.7 (6305)

3303 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States

Georgetown Waterfront Park
26 Union Market
BEST
Rating: 4.5 (5543)

1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States

Union Market
27 The White House South Lawn
BEST
Rating: 4.6 (5177)

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500, United States

The White House South Lawn
28 Ford's Theatre
Historic performing arts venue BEST
Rating: 4.7 (5060)

511 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Ford's Theatre
29 Zaytinya by José Andrés
BEST
Rating: 4.5 (4833)

701 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, United States

Zaytinya by José Andrés
30 Washington National Cathedral
Gothic-style church with music & views BEST
Rating: 4.7 (4633)

3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, United States

Washington National Cathedral
31 Omni Shoreham Hotel
Upscale hotel & business hub with a pool
Rating: 4.2 (4491)

2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

Omni Shoreham Hotel
32 Le Diplomate
BEST
Rating: 4.6 (4466)

1601 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

Le Diplomate
33 United States National Arboretum
BEST
Rating: 4.7 (4420)

3501 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

United States National Arboretum
34 Washington Hilton
Rating: 4.1 (4321)

1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

Washington Hilton
35 United States Capitol
BEST
Rating: 4.6 (4243)

First St SE, Washington, DC 20004

United States Capitol
36 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
BEST
Rating: 4.8 (4157)

1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC 20242

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
37 White House Visitor Center
U.S. history at an interactive museum BEST
Rating: 4.5 (4131)

1450 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, United States

White House Visitor Center
38 Hirshhorn Museum
Acclaimed contemporary art showcase BEST
Rating: 4.5 (4068)

Independence Ave SW &, 7th St SW, Washington, DC 20560, United States

Hirshhorn Museum
39 Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Small shop for handmade jewelry & gifts BEST
Rating: 4.7 (4033)

1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #1, Washington, DC 20006, United States

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
40 The Wharf DC
BEST
Rating: 4.7 (3883)

760 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

The Wharf DC
41 Farmers Fishers Bakers
Rating: 4.3 (3768)

The Washington Harbour, 3000 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007, United States

Farmers Fishers Bakers
42 Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Washington, D.C.
Rating: 4.2 (3657)

801 9th St NW suite a, Washington, DC 20001, United States

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Washington, D.C.
43 Eastern Market
BEST
Rating: 4.5 (3617)

225 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Eastern Market
44 Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill
Rating: 4.3 (3481)

400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill
45 East Potomac Park
Place for sports & picnicking since 1917 BEST
Rating: 4.6 (3391)

Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024

East Potomac Park
46 Kramers
BEST
Rating: 4.5 (3363)

1517 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States

Kramers
47 Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Washington D.C.
Rating: 4.3 (3361)

425 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States

Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Washington D.C.
48 ARTECHOUSE DC
Cool, technology-based art exhibits
Rating: 4.1 (3339)

1238 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States

ARTECHOUSE DC
49 The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
BEST
Rating: 4.7 (3293)

First St NE, Washington, DC 20515

The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
50 JW Marriott Washington, DC
High-end hotel with a cafe & a gym
Rating: 4.4 (3189)

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20004, United States

JW Marriott Washington, DC
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