Washington, D.C.

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Washington, D.C. - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Baseball

    Washington Nationals. It's been a decade now since Major League Baseball returned to D.C., where the Washington Nationals of the National League...

  • Basketball

    Georgetown University Hoyas. Former NCAA national champions, the Hoyas are the most prominent Division I men's college basketball team in the...

  • Bicycling

    The numerous trails in the District and its surrounding areas are well maintained and clearly marked. Washington’s large parks are also popular...

  • Boating and Sailing

    The Chesapeake Bay is one of the great sailing basins of the world. For scenic and historical sightseeing, take a day trip to Annapolis, Maryland...

  • Football

    Washington Redskins. The perennially popular Redskins continue to play football in the Maryland suburbs at 79,000-seat FedEx field. Under...

  • Gardens

    Constitution Gardens. Many ideas were proposed to develop this 50-acre site near the Reflecting Pool and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. President...

  • Hiking

    Great hiking is available in and around Washington. Hikes and nature walks are listed in the Friday "Weekend" section of the Washington Post...

  • Hockey and Ice-Skating

    National Gallery of Art Ice Rink. One of the most popular outdoor winter venues in Washington is surrounded by the museum's Sculpture Garden...

  • Kite Flying

    Blossom Kite Festival. The Smithsonian's annual kite fest gives kids and adults a chance to enjoy a day of kite flying on the National Mall...

  • Parks

    Washington is more than marble-and-limestone buildings. The city is blessed with numerous parks and outdoor attractions that provide a break...

  • Running

    Running is one of the best ways to see the city, and several uninterrupted scenic trails wend through Downtown Washington and nearby northern...

  • Soccer

    D.C. United. One of the best Major League Soccer teams has a huge fan base in the nation's capital, finding many of its fans in the international...