Sights & Attractions in Washington, D.C.

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Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
C&O Canal
George Washington was one of the first to advance the idea of...
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East Potomac Park
This 328-acre finger of land extends south of the Jefferson Memorial...
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Fort Reno Park
At 429 feet above sea level, this highest point in Washington...
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Glover-Archbold Park
Groves of beeches, elms, and oaks flourish at this 183-acre park...
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National Aquarium
Established in 1873, the country's oldest aquarium has an incongruous...
Zoos / Aquariums Washington, D.C.
 
Pershing Park
A quiet, sunken garden and fountain honors General John J. "Black...
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Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Since 2000, the giant pandas, Tian Tian and Mei Xiang, have been...
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Tidal Basin
This placid pond was part of the Potomac until 1882, when portions...
Parks, Bodies of Water, Viewpoints, Promenades / Boardwalks, Festivals Washington, D.C.
 
West Potomac Park
Between the Potomac and the Tidal Basin, this park is known for...
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