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 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.
Eastern Market Metro (Orange and Blue lines)
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.
Six Flags America
Towering roller-coasters and exhilarating rides can be found just 30 minutes outside of Washington, DC at this family-friendly amusement park.
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.