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Exploring the Nation's Capital

Whether the desire is to take a peek into the country's riveting past at a historical monument or learn something new in an interactive museum, Washington, DC, boasts a variety of activities and attractions to fulfill the wishes of every traveler. See below for a list of adventures the city has to offer.
National Zoo Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

National Zoo

Discover more than 400 species of animals and their habitats. Also known as the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, The National Zoo has a storied history and an admirable mission-to care for animals and educate the public. The 163-acre Zoo is open 364 days a year and is free to the public.
The Phillips Collection Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

The Phillips Collection

Showcasing more than 3,000 art pieces and photographs from world-renowned artists, the Phillips Collection is situated in an intimate setting that mimics the galleries in a private home. The collection was founded by Duncan Phillips in 1921 and features works by both American and European artists.
Smithsonian Museums Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

Smithsonian Museums

Learn about the many wonders of the world at Washington, DC's prize collection of Smithsonian Museums. Comprised of 9 research facilities and 19 museums, the Smithsonian Museums cover a wide range of subjects such as cultural history, air and space, American art and natural history.
National Mall Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

National Mall

This is the site for memorials to American presidents and other influential Americans. Some of these presidential monuments include the Lincoln Memorial and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial. War memorials include the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the DC War Memorial. These monuments and memorials are part of the National Park Service.
The Whitehouse Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

The White House

Constructed between 1792 and 1800, the historic White House has served as the residence of the President of the United States for over 200 years. The iconic mansion features more than 130 rooms, including the East and West Wings' administrative offices, the Oval Office, a kitchen, recreation facilities, and the First Family's residential quarters.
Kennedy Center Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

Kennedy Center

This performing arts venue is located on the picturesque banks of the Potomac River. Enjoy a wide variety of performances, from lavish, white tie affairs to casual, free performances. The Washington National Opera, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Suzanne Farrell Ballet all make their homes at the Kennedy Center.
Library Of Congress Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

Library of Congress

Founded in 1800, this library has the most comprehensive collection of recorded information in the world. The Library of Congress is the nation's library and used for research. It has an expansive collection of books, maps, manuscripts, music, photos, films, video recordings, prints, and drawings.
Audi Field Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

Audi Field

Located on the Anacostia River in the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C, Audi Field is home to the DC United team of the Major League Soccer. This stadium accommodates up to 20,000 visitors and provide views of the Capitol Building and DC Landmarks. Dine and experience nightlife at one of the local area restaurants and sports bars.
American University Around Churchill Hotel, Washington

American University

Spanning across 84 acres, the scenic DC campus hosts exciting events all year round. Located in a beautiful residential district of Washington, D.C., the American University campus combines the advantages of a traditional college setting with the energy, culture, and opportunities of a global capital city. With eight schools and over 160 academic programs, this iconic university is also home to more than 240 clubs and organizations for every interest, from politics to performing arts to community service.
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