Things To Do
Home to the President of the United States, this iconic mansion features six levels housing the executive residence, government offices, and operations facilities and boasts over 100 rooms and has an onsite visitors center
Erected to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, it was completed in 1922, and features a stunning, neoclassical architectural style that is reminiscent of ancient Greek temples.
Across the Potomac River from the Lincoln Memorial, the cemetery is the final resting place for military service members who have given their lives to their country, including President Kennedy.
The National Zoo was founded in 1889 and features more than 2,000 animals, including giant pandas, bears, large reptiles, gorillas, elephants, turtles, and tigers. Admission to the Zoo is free.
Peruse a collection of classic and modern art at this unique museum that features small, intimate galleries, Sunday concerts, and evening programming in a historic mansion location.
The Memorial is one of the newest Memorials; dedicated on May 29th, 2004. It honors the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the US. The Second World War is the only 20th Century event commemorated on the National Mall's central axis.