D.C. is known for being America's capital and showcases some of the coolest attractions in the country. From the White House to the Smithsonian, D.C.'s tourist attractions are next to none when comparing the countries most visited areas. Having so many historic sites and memorials, D.C. is a must-visit city in a country full of cool places to go.

Check out our guide for the best tourist attractions in D.C. perfect for anyone looking to learn about our country's capital and experience one of the coolest hotspots for things to do.

United States Capitol

100 Constitution Avenue Northeast , Washington DC, 20002
To visit areas of the Capitol beyond the Capitol Visitor Center, you must make a reservation in advance. Note that tour schedules can fill up quickly,...

Smithsonian American Art Museum

9th Street Northwest & F St NW , Washington DC, 20001
The collection captures the aspirations, character and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The American Art Museum is the home...

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW , Washington DC
For more than 200 years, the White House has been more than just the home of the Presidents and their families. Throughout the world, it is recognized...

Lincoln Memorial

The National Mall , Washington DC, 20024
The Trust for the National Mall is the official non-profit partner of the National Park Service dedicated to restoring and improving the National Mall....

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

3001 Connecticut Ave NW , Washington DC, 20008
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U.S. Botanic Garden

100 Maryland Ave SW , Washington DC, 20001
The U.S. Botanic Garden is dedicated to demonstrating aesthetic, cultural, economic, therapeutic and ecological importance of plants to human well-being....

National Mall

7th Street Northwest , Washington DC, 20408
National Mall and Memorial Parks was established in 1965. Areas within the park give visitors opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies, honor...

International Spy Museum

800 F St NW , Washington DC, 20004
THINK THE SPY MUSEUM JUST HAS COOL EXHIBITS? The Spy Museum has all kinds of daring missions and covert ops for you or any group of agents in training....

National Portrait Gallery

800 F Street Northwest , Washington DC, 20001
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery tells the stories of America through the individuals who have shaped U.S. culture. Through the visual arts,...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

, Washington DC, 20245
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the individuals who served their Nation.

Union Station

50 Massachusetts Avenue NE , Washington DC, 20002
Union Station has plenty of shopping & restaurants for the locals & tourists of Washington DC.

National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Independence Ave at 6th St, SW , Washington DC, 20560
The National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA display the world’s largest...

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. , Washington DC, 20001
The Newseum — a 250,000-square-foot museum of news — offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second...