DISCOVER DC'S BEST ATTRACTIONS, FROM THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT TO THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MUSEUM
Washington, DC is a destination that must be experienced to be truly seen. A diverse landscape of attractions awaits discovery, from the Modern art of The Phillips Collection to the exciting scientific exhibits of The National Geographic Museum. Take advantage of the hotel’s convenient location to explore attractions both famous and under the radar during your stay.
The world’s largest museum complex is comprised of a myriad of museums and exhibits including: Air and Space, Natural History, American History, American Indian History, Art and Sculpture gardens and much more. Address: Located off 14th Street NW, between Jefferson Drive and Constitution Avenue
Exhibits include works by American masters such as Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole and Rembrandt Peale, as well as numerous Dutch, Flemish, French and other European paintings. Address:500 Seventeenth Street, NW. Washington, D.C. 20006.
The National Gallery of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 100,000 art objects from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Located between 3rd and 9th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C..
The International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on espionage. It features the largest collection of international spy-related artifacts ever placed on public display. The stories of individual spies, told through film, and interactive, state-of-the-art exhibits, provide a dynamic context to foster an understanding of espionage and its impact on current and historic events. Address: 800 F St Nw, Washington, DC 20004.
Contact: (202) 393-7798 | Distance: 2 miles | Website
The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. Address: 101 Independence Ave, SE, Washington, DC 20540.
Contact: (202) 707-5000 | Distance: 4 miles | Website
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is a decorative arts museum in Washington, D.C., United States. The former residence of businesswoman, socialite, philanthropist and collector Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood is known for its large decorative arts collection that focuses heavily on the House of Romanov, including Fabergé eggs. Other highlights are 18th and 19th century French art and one of the country's finest orchid collections. Address: 4155 Linnean Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008.
Contact: (202) 686-5807| Distance: 4 miles | Website
National Landmarks & Memorials
Millions make the sojourn to our nation’s capital annually to view these exquisite testaments to democracy. Read our 16th president’s inspiring words at the Lincoln Memorial. Put your size in perspective with a photo in front of the Washington Monument.
This open space-a place for national expressions of recreation, remembrance and observance – is home to numerous monuments and landmarks and is beautifully lined with 2,000 American elms and the 3,000 internationally renowned Japanese cherry trees. Address: Located off 14th Street NW, between Jefferson Drive and Constitution Avenue.
The crossroads of historic Georgetown features an array of fashionable clothing stores and unique boutiques, as well as happening restaurants, bars and clubs.
Contact: (202) 298-9222 | Distance: Less than one mile/5 minutes |Website
The Shops at Georgetown Park
Washington, D.C.'s largest mall, with more than 450,000 square feet of high-end clothing boutiques. Address: 3222 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007.
Contact: (202) 298-5577 | Distance: Less than one mile/5 minutes | Website
A riverfront shopping and dining experience, the promenade along the Potomac offers breathtaking views and sunsets, along with a glimpse of the college crew teams. Address: 3000 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20007.
Guests will find musicians, artists, picnickers, sunbathers and chess players at this lively urban park at the center of the Dupont Circle neighborhood, which is home to an array of ethnic restaurants, quaint boutiques and lively nightlife. Address: Located between 18th and 20th Street, NW, where Connecticut Avenue, Rhode Island Avenue and New Hampshire Avenue meet.
Distance: .25-65 miles 5 minutes-70 minutes |Website
Penderbrook Golf Club, Fairfax, VA
A beautiful 18-hole par 71 championship golf course located within the Penderbrook Community. Address: 3704 Golf Trail Lane, Fairfax, Virginia 22033.
A true gem in our nation's capital, its majestic trees and the ebb and flow of Rock Creek make this a great place for guests to hike, picnic, bike, play soccer or fish. Address: 5200 Glover Rood NW, Washington, DC 20015.
Located in Potomac, MD. This Golf Club Stretches over 220 acres of rolling countryside in the Avenel Community development. The TPC at Avenel is known as one of the area's top golf clubs for personal and business entertainment. Address: 10000 Oaklyn Drive, Potomac, MD 20854.
At Westfields Golf Club, Fred Couples has built a course that is, at once, fun and accessible for the novice, while challenging and thought-provoking for the experienced golfer. Fred's professional play on hundreds of courses around the world coupled with his experience in countless tournaments and team competitions have given him exceptional insight into course design. It is perfectly exhibited at Westfields.
Yet, what sets Westfields apart from other golf clubs is not only its exceptional playability, but the interest it takes in the traditional elements of the game. Carved through natural wetlands, rolling hills, and majestic beech and oak trees, Westfields offers golfers a setting that is free from distraction. No residences line its links, creating a course that is truly a golfers dream.
All of this, together with the kind of service typically found only in private clubs, makes Westfields a place where golf enthusiasts can always enjoy a great round of golf.
Address: 13940 Balmoral Greens Avenue, Clifton, Virginia 20124