At every turn of Washington’s grand streets lies another iconic sight. From stately museums to the domed peak of Capital Hill, the colonnaded frontage of the White House to the endless white graves of Arlington, the nation’s capital is a treasure trove of history and political power. Explore the country’s past as you wander from monument to museum, and be immersed in its political present.
In one day you could see the Declaration of Independence, the intriguing motorcade of an unknown VIP, be wowed by the Lincoln Memorial and stand in front of a dinosaur in the Smithsonian. By night, hang out with DC’s eclectic mix of academics, government officials and hipsters in the trendy bars and restaurants of Georgetown.