Things to Do in Washington, DC
As the nation's capital, there is plenty to see and do in Washington, D.C. Visitors love heading to the National Mall, which offers 2 miles of gorgeous parks and green spaces. It's also home to many of the most-treasured monuments and the Smithsonian museums, where you can learn about the history and evolution of the U.S.
Another must of the list is a visit to the White House to take a tour and see where the President of the United States resides. Then, be sure to head over to the the Library of Congress, which boasts beautiful architecture. The Library of Congress is a research library and the oldest federal institution in the U.S. Through four buildings, it's the largest library in the world by number of items cataloged. You can take a guided tour of the library to learn about its history, art and architecture, a tour through the music division, a tour focused around the life of Thomas Jefferson or one on early American culture. You'll also certainly want to check out the exhibits and installations throughout the library and find out what public events are being held while you're in Washington, D.C.