Setting political divisions aside, Washington, D.C. is a world-class city when it comes to entertainment. From museums and memorials to music venues and pro sports teams, the DMV has a lot to offer, and much of it is union.
One of the cultural jewels of the D.C. Metropolitan area, Arena Stage has been presenting exciting new works, musicals and revivals – many of them Broadway-bound – since 1950.
Bryce who? With budding superstars Juan Soto and Victor Robles and world beater Max Scherzer on the mound, a summertime trip to fan friendly Nats Park is a must for any self-respecting baseball fan.
Whether you’re going for the concerts, the recreation, the scenery or some combination of the three, this 117 acre National Park for the Performing Arts offers something for everybody.
Library of Congress
No library you visit anywhere at any time can match the splendor of the LOC, the world’s largest and the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. Make sure to get your own library card!
The building is iconic and there’s always a lot going on. Take a tour, watch Congress in session or check out Exhibition Hall. Whether you have a couple of hours or an entire day, the site offers a “capital” good time.
Smithsonian’s National Zoo
More than 2,700 animals representing nearly 400 species are waiting to welcome you to this family favorite. And like all the wonderful Smithsonian sites, the zoo is always free.
Arlington National Cemetery
See the final resting places of many of our nation’s military heroes and civilians.
The home of the Washington National Opera and assorted performing arts. The Kennedy’s Center’s new REACH immersive learning center is scheduled to open late in the summer of 2019.
Even if you don’t have a train to catch, you will want to check out the eternally bustling station that serves as the gateway to our nation’s capitol.
Korean War Veterans Memorial
One of the district’s newer memorials, the Wall of Remembrance and 19 stainless steel statues commemorate the sacrifices of those who fought during the Korean War.