Walk along this national park and you will encounter traditional memorials such as the Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial. Alongside the Vietnam Memorial and the World War II Memorial is now the recently opened Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, one that is not to be missed.
An open-air farmer's market at the Eastern Market Metro (Orange and Blue lines) with seasonal produce, locally made food goods, and handmade crafts located in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood. Explore the indoor market for stalls that sell an array of gourmet items, from cheese and fresh seafood to authentic kimchi and charcuterie.
An 88-acre island in the middle of the Potomac River, Roosevelt Island is dedicated to President Teddy Roosevelt – a nature enthusiast and avid outdoorsman. Explore the hiking trails, enjoy the memorial in the center of the island, and watch for local wildlife, all within walking distance of Georgetown.
Glen Echo Park
From blues concerts to puppet shows and swing dancing, this expansive arts and cultural center is a quick 20-minute drive from downtown DC. Check the calendar for music, theater, and social events.
Beautifully manicured and each set in historic natural settings, DC boasts three golf courses, each owned and maintained by the National Park Services. Choose between East Potomac, Langston, and Rock Creek Golf Courses for a relaxing day on the greens.
Located in the historic neighborhood of Georgetown, this university was founded in 1789 as Georgetown College. It now consists of multiple undergraduate and graduate schools, is known for its National Historic Landmark, Healy Hall, and boasts notable alumni.
George Washington University
Founded on the wishes of the 1st President of the United States, George Washington, this private research university is organized into 14 colleges and schools, including the Elliott School of International Affairs, the Trachtenberg School of Public Management and the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences.
DuPont Circle Neighborhood
One of D.C.'s most vibrant neighborhoods, Dupont Circle has dozens of bistros, bars and museums that offers something for everyone. Talk a walk to view the historic homes or gather with friends to experience it's thriving nightlife scene.