Top Attractions Of Washington DC


There are so many top attractions of Washington DC and also so much to do in Washington that you can’t cover all the places in a single go. However, you must visit the main attractions of Washington DC which includes many historical buildings. Presented below are few tips which will help you take a round to the popular Washington Dc attractions and also some suggestions to have fun and more relaxing things to do in Washington region.


Visit To Smithsonian

A visit to the Smithsonian Institution Building is a great thing to start your tour of Washington DC, because you can pick up a map and information about all the museums from here. It will give you a better idea about the places and you can choose to visit the places which interest you more. The tip here is that you must plan your time in such a way that you are able to save some time to watch an IMAX movie at the Natural History Museum or the National Air and Space Museum, which is also one of the main attractions in Washington DC.


National Monuments & Museums

National monuments and museums are places of major attractions of Washington DC for any visitor or tourist in Washington. It is recommended that you should visit these places of attractions in Washington DC at night, because they present a spectacular view as they illuminated, in the night. The added advantage is that there are fewer crowds and parking is easier. However if you want to visit these places during daytime, then the best way is to take a tour bus.


Three Houses of Government

There are three houses of government which are the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House and the U.S. Supreme Court which are also among the Washington DC attractions. The important point to note down here is that sometimes it is necessary to schedule your visit in advance because of some important formalities. Therefore, you must also plan your visit to houses of government in advance to avoid any hassles later on.



It is the historic waterfront of the Washington which is now famous as being shopper’s paradise in Washington DC. This place is full of fun and is bustling with lots of activities. The major attraction of this place of Washington DC is that here you will easily find restaurants from every nation, from Indian food to Chinese food. The best things to do here is to take a look at the historic sites, and indulge yourself in some shopping and enjoy a great meal at any of the restaurants.


Kennedy Centre

If you are interested in arts, then visit to the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts is must for you. It is a great place to enjoy finest theater performances. You need to buy advance tickets to enjoy various performances ranging from musicals to concerts by the National Symphony or you can also choose to watch a free show at the Millennium Stage.