Discover attractions, tours, sports venues, shopping and more. QUICK FIND Attractions . . . . . . Pg 42 Smithsonian Museums pg 54 Tours & Sightseeing . . Pg 57 Sports & Recreation . . Pg 64 Shopping & Spas . . . Pg 66 Nearby Tourism Offices pg 70 ATTRACTIONS African American Civil War Memorial A sculpture commemorating the more than 209,145 soldiers who served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. 1925 Vermont Ave. NW (202) 667-2667 • afroamcivilwar.org Shaw U Street/African-AmerCivil War Memorial/Cardozo Air Force Memorial A national place of reverence, remembrance and celebration where all Americans can pause to remember, honor and celebrate America's Airmen. One Air Force Memorial Dr. Arlington, VA 22211 (703) 979-0674 airforcememorial.org Virginia Pentagon American City Walking Guide of Washington, D.C. A City Walking Guide of Washington, DC provides information and anecdotes about famous and lesser-known sites of the city. 1150 22nd St. NW citywalkingguide.com/washingtondc Downtown America's Trusted Tours and Attractions America's Trusted Tours and Attractions provides tickets to DC's top tours and attractions. Choose from over 35 excursions, attractions and city tours. (800) 844-7601 www.trustedtours.com/store/washington-dc.aspx** Downtown Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati Explore the Society of the Cincinnati’s headquarters with tours of the 1905 mansion and a changing exhibition gallery on the American Revolution. 2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW (202) 785-2040 societyofthecincinnati.org Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle Arlington House Former home of Robert E. Lee. Open daily 9:30 am–4:30 pm. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. 214 McNair Rd. Arlington, VA 22211 (703) 235-1530 nps.gov/arho Virginia Arlington Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery The nation's most treasured burial ground. President John F. Kennedy, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, VA 22211 (703) 614-0238, (877) 907-8585 arlingtoncemetery.mil Virginia Arlington Cemetery Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important orchestras. 5301 Tuckerman Ln., The Music Center at Strathmore North Bethesda, MD 20852 (410) 783-8000, (877) 276-1444 bsomusic.org Maryland Grosvenor-Strathmore Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Largest Catholic church in U.S.; Top 10 in the world. Stunning art and architecture; tours, daily Masses, gift shop, cafe, free parking, near Metro. 400 Michigan Ave. NE (202) 526-8300 www.nationalshrine.com Brookland Brookland-CUA Black History National Recreation Trail For free brochure, write Washington, DC Black History Recreation Trail, National Park Service, Office of Public Affairs, 1100 Ohio Dr. SW, Washington, DC. (202) 619-7222 Downtown Bureau of Engraving & Printing Come see the printing of money Mon.–Fri., 9:00 am–10:45 am and 12:30 pm–2:00 pm. Groups, 11:00 am–12:15 pm (reservation required). Mar.–Aug. 14th and C St. SW (202) 874-2330, (866) 874-2330 moneyfactory.gov National Mall Smithsonian Busch Gardens Williamsburg/ Water Country USA More than 50 thrilling rides and attractions and so much more, including Griffon, the world’s tallest and first floorless dive coaster. One Busch Gardens Blvd. Williamsburg, VA 23185 (800) 343-7946 buschgardens.com/va Virginia C & O Canal National Historical Park Mule-drawn canal boat. Hear stories of those who lived and worked on the canal, and ride through an original lift lock. 1057 Thomas Jefferson St. NW (202) 653-5190 nps.gov/choh Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU Capital Wheel National Harbor's newest worldclass attraction, The Capital Wheel. Experience the nation's capital from 180 feet above the Potomac River, year-round. 116 Waterfront St. National Harbor, MD 20745 (301) 842-8650 thecapitalwheel.com Maryland Branch Avenue Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle Established in 1840, St. Matthew's Cathedral has one of the most beautiful interiors of modern times. Guided tours are available by appointment. 1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW (202) 347-3215 stmatthewscathedral.org Upper Northwest Farragut North Crime Museum The Crime Museum houses the most thorough collection of artifacts in the U.S. Five galleries focus on criminal intent, crime prevention and CSI. 575 7th St. NW (202) 393-1099 crimemuseum.org Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Cultural Tourism DC Cultural Tourism DC is your gateway to historic neighborhoods where museums, parks, theaters and self-guided heritage trails await you. 1250 H St. NW, Ste. 1000 (202) 661-7581 culturaltourismdc.org Downtown Metro Center DC Jazz Festival One of the largest music festivals in the nation, with more than 125 performances in 60 venues throughout DC. 2550 M St. NW, 9th Fl. (202) 457-7628 dcjazzfest.org Downtown Foggy Bottom- GWU, Gallery Pl-Chinatown, McPherson Square Decatur House on Lafayette Square Decatur House: The first neighbor to the White House in 1818, now the National Center for White House History. Rental space available. 1610 H St. NW (202) 842-0917 decaturhouse.org Downtown Farragut North, Farragut West District Architecture Center Serves as the leading venue in DC dedicated to the celebration of architecture. Closed Sunday. Admission is free. 421 7th St. NW (202) 347-9403 aiadc.com Penn Quarter Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Gallery Pl-Chinatown Double Key Treasure Hunts Go on a treasure hunt in DC. See the sights as you solve the clues. The treasure is hidden and waiting for you to find. 4126 E. 230 N, Rigby, ID (800) 494-3183 doublekeytreasurehunts.com Capitol Hill Dumbarton House A fine example of Federal period architecture circa 1800 with a unique collection of furniture, paintings, silver and ceramics. Ad page 31 2715 Q St. NW (202) 337-2288 dumbartonhouse.org Georgetown Dupont Circle Emancipation Statue Built almost entirely with funds donated by former slaves, this bronze statue shows Lincoln with the Emancipation Proclamation in his hand. Lincoln Park, E. Capitol St., Between 11th & 13th Sts. NE (202) 690-5155 nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc87.htm Capitol Hill Eastern Market Entertainment Cruises Experience amazing views, distinctive dining, entertainment and narrated tours of the nation’s historic waterfront with Odyssey and Spirit cruises. 600 Water St. SW (202) 488-6010, (866) 402-8439 entertainmentcruises.com/our-cities/washington-dc Southwest – Waterfront Waterfront Escape Lounge on H Street Escape Lounge on H Street is an indoor family entertainment center and cafe that is built on our philosophy of the five essential pillars of community. (202) 664-0900 escapetheroom.today Escape Room Live DC Grab your Sherlock cap and come test your wits at DC's only live, mystery-solving experience. Perfect for families, groups and teambuilding fun. 2300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Ste. G-102 (800) 616-4880 escaperoomlive.com Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU Family Tree of Life Statue In Rock Creek Park, this 15-ft. totem monument of red oak created by Dennis Stoy Jr. Represents an African American family. Open daily 8 am to dusk. 16th & Colorado Ave. NW Upper Northwest FDR Memorial A 7.5-acre site, the memorial depicts the 12 pivotal years of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidency. Open daily except Dec. 25. Free. 400 W. Basin Dr. SW (202) 426-6841 nps.gov/fdrm National Mall Smithsonian Federal Bureau of Investigation The FBI Education Center is open Mon. - Thurs. mornings for public visits. Visit requests can be made through Congressional offices. 935 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 324-3001 fbi.gov Penn Quarter Archives-Navy Memorial- Penn Quarter Folger Shakespeare Library Home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, the Folger is a major international center for research and a lively venue for exhibitions. 201 E. Capitol St. SE (202) 675-0375 folger.edu Capitol Hill Capitol South, Union Station Ford's Theatre The site of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Ford's Theatre is a working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center. Ad page 53 511 10th St. NW (202) 347-4833 fords.org Penn Quarter Archives- Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Metro Center FotoDC See exhibitions of the very best in fine art photography, photojournalism and commercial photography. Educational seminars, events and more. 1050 17th St. NW, Ste. 560 (202) 337-3686 fotoweekdc.org Downtown Metro Center Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America Hidden gem with replicas of Holy Land shrines and Roman catacombs, extensive gardens and daily tours. Meeting rooms plus 250-guest event space. 1400 Quincy St. NE (202) 526-6800 myfranciscan.org Brookland Brookland-CUA Frederick Douglass National Historic Site The preserved last residence of Frederick Douglass (1818.1895), one of the most prominent African American leaders of the 19th century. 1411 W St. SE (202) 426-5961, (877) 444-6777 nps.gov/frdo Southeast Anacostia George Washington Carver Nature Trail This tribute to George Washington Carver's wish to preserve nature is next to the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum in Washington, DC. 1901 Fort Pl. SE Anacostia Museum (202) 633-1000 nps.gov/gwca Anacostia Anacostia George Washington's Mount Vernon Discover the man and the ideas that founded a nation at Mount Vernon. Explore the mansion, gardens, museum and more. Open daily. Ad page 51 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., South end of GW Pkwy., Mount Vernon, VA 22121 (703) 780-2000 mountvernon.org Virginia Huntington German-American Heritage Museum The nation's first museum devoted to the rich history of 400 years of German immigration to the United States and how they helped shape the nation. 719 6th St. NW (202) 467-5000 gahmusa.org Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Go Ape Treetop Adventures Swing, climb and zip through the treetops of Rock Creek Park. Go Ape is a 2-3 hour exciting outdoor adventure featuring 45 obstacles and six zip lines. 6129 Needwood Lake Dr. Rockville, MD 20855 (800) 971-8271 goape.com Maryland Shady Grove Great Falls Park Park open dawn to dusk. Visitor center open 10 am–5 pm Mon.–Fri., 10 am–6 pm weekends. Winter hours 10 am–4 pm. Admission $5. 9200 Old Dominion Dr. Great Falls, VA 22066 (703) 285-2965 nps.gov/grfa Virginia Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital A renovated Civil War era venue with historic details and modern services. Near the Capitol, it's ideal for events including meetings and receptions. 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE (202) 549-4172, (202) 499-6449 hillcenterdc.org Capitol Hill Eastern Market Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens The 25-acre estate houses the largest collection of Russian imperial treasures outside of Russia, 18th-century French decorative arts and more. 4155 Linnean Ave. NW (202) 686-5807 hillwoodmuseum.org Upper Northwest Van Ness - UDC Huerich House Museum Preserves the legacy of 19thcentury German immigrant and local DC brewer, Christian Heurich. Open for tours Thurs.–Sun. 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW (202) 429-1894 huerichhouse.org Dupont Circle Dupont Circle International Spy Museum Adopt a cover, see tools of the spy trade and meet James Bond villains. Also, go on a mission in "Spy in the City" or "Operation Spy!" 800 F St. NW (202) 393-7798, (866) 779-6873 spymuseum.org Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown Jefferson Memorial The 19 ft. tall statue of the third U. S. president is surrounded by passages from the Declaration of Independence and other Jefferson writings. Tidal Basin South End (202) 426-6841 nps.gov/thje Downtown Smithsonian Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Thousands of water plants, waterlilies, lotuses, water hyacinths and bamboo grow in ponds along the Anacostia River. Flowers bloom May to early fall. Anacostia Ave. & Douglas St. NE (202) 426-6905 nps.gov/keaq Anacostia Deanwood Korean War Veterans Memorial Features a sculptured column of soldiers and a 164-foot mural wall inscribed with the words "Freedom Is Not Free." Etched with 2,500 photographic images. Independence Ave. At the Lincoln Memorial (202) 426-6841 nps.gov/kwvm National Mall Foggy Bottom-GWU Lafayette Square Lafayette Square is a neighborhood of historic elegance and refinement surrounding the White House. Nearby museums and institutions welcome visitors. 16th St. & Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 208-1631 Downtown Farragut West Library of Congress Visit the Thomas Jefferson Building, known for its magnificent 19th-century architecture, decoration and changing historical exhibitions. 101 First St. SE (202) 707-8000 loc.gov Capitol Hill Capitol South, Union Station Lincoln Memorial This grand monument overlooks the Reflecting Pool, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol. Open daily except Dec. 25. Free. Independence Ave. & 23rd St. NW (202) 426-6841 nps.gov/linc National Mall Foggy Bottom-GWU Lincoln Park This historic park celebrates the abolition of slavery in DC. The park features the Emancipation statue and the Mary McLeod Bethune statue. 11th & E. Capitol St. NE (202) 690-5185 nps.gov/cahi/historyculture/cahi_lincoln.htm Capitol Hill Eastern Market Long View Gallery 5,000 sq.ft. of superior interior space with two flexible halls, impeccable lighting and smart tech to raise the next event to an art form. 1234 9th St. NW (202) 232-4788 longviewgallery.com Shaw Mt Vernon Sq 7th St- Convention Center Luray Caverns The largest and most popular caverns in Eastern America, this U. S. Natural Landmark is located 90 minutes southwest of Washington, DC. 970 US Hwy. 211 W Luray, VA 22835 (540) 743-6551 luraycaverns.com Virginia Madame Tussauds Washington, DC Have the ultimate fame experience at Madame Tussauds Washington, DC. Who do you want to meet? Ad page 49 1001 F St. NW (corner of 10th and F St. NW) (202) 942-7300, (866) 823-9565 madametussaudsdc.com Penn Quarter Metro Center Mangia DC Food Tours Our customers walk and learn about history, architecture and culture while enjoying tastings from local-owned and familyrun eateries. 3430 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 11177 (800) 656-0713 mangiadc.com Dupont Circle Dupont Circle Marine Corps Memorial Iwo Jima Statue One of the largest bronze statues, this memorial commemorates Marines who have died in battle since 1775. The 32-ft. Figures erect a 60-ft. Flagpole. Route 50 near Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22101 (703) 289-2500 nps.gov/gwmp/historyculture/usmcwarmemorial.htm Virginia Rosslyn Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial The new Memorial serves as a lasting tribute to all that MLK achieved. Adjacent to the FDR Memorial. Open daily except Dec. 25. Free. 1964 Independence Ave. SW (202) 426-6841 nps.gov/mlkm National Mall Foggy Bottom-GWU Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Lincoln Park Commemorates the life of Mary McLeod Bethune and the organization she founded, the National Council of Negro Women. First headquarters of the council. 1301 E. Capitol St. SE (202) 673-2402 nps.gov/cahi/historyculture/cahi_lincoln.htm Capitol Hill Eastern Market Mount Vernon Trail The 18.5-mile trail winds along the Virginia side of the Potomac River between Theodore Roosevelt Island and George Washington's Mount Vernon. Turkey Run Park McLean, VA 22101 (703) 285-2598 nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/mtvernontrail.htm Virginia National Arboretum A 446-acre living museum and research facility two miles from the Capitol: gardens, bonsai museum, herb garden, azaleas and flowering cherry trees. 3501 New York Ave. NE (202) 245-2726 usna.usda.gov Brookland National Archives & Records Administration See the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights and more. 10 am.5:30 pm. Ad page 47 Constitution Ave. NW, Between 7th & 9th Sts. (202) 357-5000 archives.gov National Mall Archives- Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter National Building Museum Four blocks from the National Mall, the National Building Museum is the premier destination dedicated to architecture, engineering and design. 401 F St. NW (202) 272-2448 nbm.org Chinatown Judiciary Square National Cherry Blossom Festival The National Cherry Blossom Festival is Mar. 20.Apr. 17, 2016. The parade is Apr. 16, 2016. Enjoy the nation's greatest springtime celebration. 1250 H St. NW, Ste. 1000 (202) 661-7584, (877) 44 BLOOM nationalcherryblossomfestival.org Downtown Smithsonian National Firearms Museum The museum presents 3,000 of America's most significant guns, featuring the Hollywood Guns exhibit. Open daily 9:30 am.5 pm. Free admission. Ad page 52 11250 Waples Mill Rd. Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 267-1600 nramuseum.com Virginia Vienna/Fairfax-GMU National Gallery of Art Permanent collection of European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts and works on paper, plus changing exhibitions. Free admission. 4th St. & Constitution Ave. NW (202) 737-4215 nga.gov Downtown Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter National Geographic Museum Explore the world at Nat Geo. Now featuring "Indiana Jones" the exhibition with props and costumes from the movies as well as real-world archaeology. Ad page 49 1145 17th St. NW (202) 857-7700 ngmuseum.org Downtown Dupont Circle, Farragut North, Farragut West National Guard Memorial Museum The only national museum dedicated to telling the expansive story of the Citizen Soldier over 376 years. One Massachusetts Ave. NW (202) 789-0031, (888) 226-4287 ngaus.org/national-guardmemorial- museum Capitol Hill Union Station National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Honors more than 19,000 U. S. law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty throughout history. Visitors Center & Store: 400 7th St. NW, Administrative Offices: 901 E St. NW (202) 737-3400 lawmemorial.org Chinatown Judiciary Square National Mall Green park area extending from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial. Smithsonian Institution museums, National Archives and National Gallery of Art. Between Constitution & Independence Ave. SW (202) 485-9880 nps.gov/nama National Mall Smithsonian National Museum of Civil War Medicine Two locations with interactive educational programs, exhibits, seminars and lectures. Civil War medicine connects visitors to the past and the future. Ad page 53 48 E. Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701 (301) 695-1864, (800) 564-1864 civilwarmed.org Maryland National Museum of Women in the Arts Collection of over 4,700 works by women artists from around the world including Kahlo, O'Keeffe and Nevelson. 1250 New York Ave. NW (202) 783-5000, (800) 222-7270 nmwa.org Downtown Metro Center National Park Service National Capital Region The National Capital Region, headquartered in DC, administers the National Mall and parks that were established when DC was founded in 1792. 1100 Ohio Dr. SW (202) 619-7187 nps.gov/ncro Southwest – Waterfront National Press Club Visit The National Press Club today to experience its rich 108-year history, and at the same time see live news events as they happen every day. 529 14th St. NW, 13th Fl. (202) 662-7541 press.org/services Downtown Metro Center National World War II Memorial Located between the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, this memorial honors the 16 million who served during WWII. Open daily except Dec. 25. 17th St. & Independence Ave. NW wwiimemorial.com National Mall Smithsonian Newseum The dynamic, engaging and interactive Newseum allows visitors to experience the stories of yesterday and today through the eyes of the media. Ad page 5 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 292-6100, (888) 639-7386 newseum.org Penn Quarter Archives- Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Old Stone House The oldest house in Washington, DC, built in 1765 by a cabinet maker. Ranger-led tours. Open Weds.–Sun. 10 am–4 pm except Federal holidays. 3051 M St. NW (202) 426-6851 nps.gov/olst Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU The Pentagon Tours of the Pentagon are available to schools, educational organizations and other select groups by reservation only. I-395 South Exit at Boundary Channel Dr., Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 697-1776 pentagon.afis.osd.mil Virginia Pentagon Pentagon Memorial Remember and reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Free and open to the public 24/7. 1 Rotary Rd., West side of the Pentagon Grounds Arlington, VA 20301 (703) 697-7351 pentagonmemorial.org Virginia Pentagon The Phillips Collection Modern and contemporary art in a personal setting. Works by Renoir, Rothko, Picasso and O'Keeffe are among many stunning pieces that fill the museum. 1600 21st St. NW (202) 387-2151 phillipscollection.org Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle Potomac Park Between the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, the park includes the Tidal Basin and the beautiful cherry trees. Open daily 6 am–midnight. North & South of Jefferson Memorial & Tidal Basin (202) 485-9880 National Mall Smithsonian President Lincoln's Cottage President Lincoln's Cottage, the Lincoln family's summer home, is a National Monument and historic site. Daily guided tours; reservations recommended. Upshur St. NW at Rock Creek Church Rd. NW (202) 829-0436 lincolncottage.org Petworth Georgia Avenue-Petworth Prince George's African American Museum & Cultural Center Celebrating and inspiring the community through the cultivation, preservation and presentation of the cultural contributions of African Americans. 4519 Rhode Island Ave. North Brentwood, MD 20722 (301) 809-0440 pgaamcc.org Maryland West Hyattsville RFK Memorial Stadium Formerly the home of the Washington Redskins, this outdoor arena now hosts a variety of local sporting events, cultural festivities and concerts. 2400 E. Capitol St. SE (202) 547-9077 eventsdc.com/venues/rfkstadium.aspx Capitol Hill Stadium-Armory Rock Creek Park 1,754 acres surrounding Rock Creek. Includes Pierce Mill, nature center, riding stables, tennis courts, a golf course and many walking trails. 3545 Williamsburg Ln. NW (202) 895-6000 nps.gov/rocr Georgetown Rock Creek Park Horse Center Open six days a week; closed Mondays. Trail rides five days a week. Rock Creek Park Horse Center is authorized concession of Rock Creek Park. 5100 Glover Rd. NW (202) 362-0117 rockcreekhorsecenter.com Georgetown Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Experience the World Trade Center DC, near all the downtown attractions and offering a variety of entertainment and dining options. Metro and parking. 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 312-1300 (888) 393-3306 itcdc.com Penn Quarter Federal Triangle Royal Thai Embassy The Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, DC began its operation in 1901 as the Legation of Siam with Minister Plenipotentiary as Chief of Mission. 1024 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Ste. 401 (202) 944-3600 thaiembdc.org Georgetown Foggy Bottom Six Flags America Seven world-class coasters, family rides, exciting shows, Hurricane Harbor Water Park, three children's sections and more. Just 20 minutes from DC. 13710 Central Ave. Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 (301) 867-0274 sixflags.com/america Maryland Addison Road-Seat Pleasant, Largo Town Center Smithsonian Enterprises Watch stunning IMAX films on six-story screens and planetarium shows on a 77-ft. Digital dome theater. See what's playing and locations at si.edu/imax. Ad page 55 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW (202) 633-4629, (866) 868-7774 si.edu/groupsales National Mall Smithsonian Supreme Court of the United States Lectures are given every hour on the half-hour 9:30 am.3:30 pm when court is not in session. Open Mon..Fri. 9 am.4:30 pm. Free admission. 1 First St. NE (202) 479-3050 supremecourt.gov Capitol Hill Capitol South, Union Station Taste of DC, LLC Taste of DC is a culinary and community festival featuring more than 70 area eateries all in one spot. 1200 18th St. NW (202) 618-3663 tasteofdc.org Downtown Farragut North Theodore Roosevelt Island Congress designated this serene island a memorial to President Theodore Roosevelt, early champion of conservation. Explore nearly two miles of trails. George Washington Memorial Pkwy., Rosslyn, VA 22209 (703) 289-2500 nps.gov/this Georgetown Rosslyn Toby's Dinner Theatre Located 25 miles from DC and convenient to Baltimore and Annapolis. Seven main entrée bu et, salad bar, assorted cakes and ice cream sundae bar. 5900 Symphony Woods Rd. Columbia, MD 21012 (410) 730-8311, (800) 88-TOBYS tobysdinnertheatre.com Maryland Tudor Place Historic House & Garden Estate of the nation. Lush gardens and collections on a Landmark Georgetown estate where art and society mixed for 200 years. Historic house tours hourly. Ad page 31 1644 31st St. NW (202) 965-0400 tudorplace.org Georgetown Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom-GWU U. S. Capitol & Capitol Visitor Center Senators and Representatives meet at the Capitol. Free guided tours every 15 minutes daily, 9 am–3:45 pm, beginning at the Capitol Visitor Center. E. Capitol St. NE & 1st St. NE (202) 226-8000 visitthecapitol.gov Capitol Hill Capitol South U. S. Military District of Washington Public Affairs Twilight Tattoo–free chance to see Army’s elite ceremonial units in action, Wednesdays starting Apr. 29–Aug. 19. 103 3rd Ave. Bldg. #32, Ft. McNair (202) 685-2900 mdwhome.mdw.army.mil Southwest – Waterfront Waterfront U. S. Navy Museum Housed in the old Naval Gun Factory, the collection features the foremast fighting top from the USS Constitution, ship models, photographs and more. 805 Kidder Breese St. SE, Washington Navy Yard (202) 433-4882 history.navy.mil Southeast Eastern Market, Navy Yard Union Station For nearly 100 years, the gateway to the nation's capital. Enjoy shopping, entertainment and dining in this Beaux Arts transportation hub. 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE (202) 289-1908 unionstationdc.com NoMa Union Station United States Holocaust Memorial Museum The museum presents Holocaust history through artifacts, photographs, films and oral histories. Timed-entry passes are required Mar. to Aug. Ad on Inside Front Cover 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. SW (202) 488-0400 ushmm.org National Mall Smithsonian USA Guided Tours Explore and discover DC through our day, night, custom and unique sightseeing tours. Let us guide you through history on our luxurious fleet. 1155 F St. NW, 10th Floor (202) 733-7376 usaguidedtours.com Downtown Vietnam Veterans Memorial The black granite walls of this moving memorial are inscribed with the names of more than 58,209 Americans missing or killed in the Vietnam War. Constitution Ave. & Henry Bacon Dr. NW (202) 634-1568 nps.gov/vive National Mall Foggy Bottom-GWU Vietnam Women's Memorial Located across from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, this bronze statue by sculptor Glenna Goodacre depicts three servicewomen and one wounded soldier. 21st St. & Constitution Ave. NW (202) 426-6841 National Mall Foggy Bottom-GWU Visit Frederick Visit Frederick operates the Frederick Visitor Center and is less than one hour from Washington, DC. Shopping, dining, wineries and Civil War sites. 151 S. East St. Frederick, MD 21701 (301) 600-4047, (800) 999-3613 visitfrederick.org Maryland Shady Grove Washington Convention Center Events DC is the face of conventions, sports, entertainment and cultural events proudly o ered by the nation’s capital. 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW (202) 249-3402 dcconvention.com Chinatown Gallery Pl- Chinatown, Mt Vernon Sq 7th St-Convention Center Washington Monument Open daily 9 am–5 pm. For tickets, call (800) 967-2283. Free same-day timed tickets are available beginning at 8:30 am at the 15th Street kiosk. 15th St. & Constitution Ave. NW (202) 426-6841, (800) 967-2283 nps.gov/wamo National Mall Smithsonian Washington National Cathedral Sixth-largest cathedral in the world, architectural masterpiece, site of major national events, quiet woods/gardens. Reservations required for groups. 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW (202) 537-6200 www.cathedral.org Upper Northwest Tenleytown-AU White House The home of every U.S. president except George Washington. Tours may include 10-plus. Tour requests must be made through one's member of Congress. 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 456-7041 nps.gov/whho Downtown Federal Triangle, McPherson Square White House Gifts White House Gifts is one of the largest souvenir retailers in the DC area. Historic memorabilia, and take a photo behind the replica Resolute Desk. Ad on Inside Back Cover 701 15th St. NW (202) 737-9500 whitehousegifts.com Downtown McPherson Square White House Visitor Center The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 7:30 am–4 pm. Allow between 20 minutes and 1. 5 hours to explore the video and exhibits. 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW U. S. Dept. of Commerce Bldg. (202) 208-1631 nps.gov/whho Downtown Federal Triangle, Metro Center Woodrow Wilson Center The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial Exhibit depicts Wilson's life. Visit the newly renovated interactive Learning Center. 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 691-4016 wilsoncenter.org Downtown Federal Triangle Woodrow Wilson House Celebrating the 100th anniversary of all things Wilson – 1913 inauguration, WWI, women’s suffrage, League of Nations with original art and artifacts. 2340 S St. NW (202) 387-4062 woodrowwilsonhouse.org Dupont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS Anacostia Community Museum This Smithsonian museum documents and interprets the effect of contemporary social and cultural issues on communities. Free admission and parking. 1901 Fort Pl. SE (202) 633-4820 anacostia.si.edu Anacostia Anacostia Discovery Theater Offers more than 400 performances of 25 different programs representing varied topics and forms designed to educate and entertain young audiences. 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW, 3rd sublevel, S. Dillon Ripley Center (202) 633-8700 discoverytheater.org National Mall Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Two outstanding collections of Asian art, plus works by 19thand 20th-century American artists. Open daily 10 am– 5:30 pm, except Dec. 25. Free. 1050 Independence Ave. SW (202) 633-1000 asia.si.edu National Mall Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden Collection of modern and contemporary art in a striking cylindrical museum and adjoining outdoor sculpture garden. Free. Open daily, except Dec. 25. 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW (202) 633-1000 hirshhorn.si.edu National Mall L'Enfant Plaza National Air and Space Museum See famous icons of flight: the original Wright Flyer, the Spirit of St. Louis, SpaceShipOne, the Apollo 11 command module and a touchable lunar rock. Ad page 47 6th St. & Independence Ave. SW (202) 633-1000 airandspace.si.edu National Mall L'Enfant Plaza National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center The National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles International Airport showcases historic aviation and space artifacts. 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly, VA 20151 (202) 633-1000 airandspace.si.edu/visit/udvar-hazy-center Virginia National Museum of African Art Dedicated to the collection, exhibition, conservation and study of arts in Africa. Open daily 10 am–5:30 pm, except Dec. 25. Free. 950 Independence Ave. SW (202) 633-4600 africa.si.edu National Mall Smithsonian National Museum of American History Showcases national treasures from the Star-Spangled Banner to Dorothy's ruby slippers. Daily programs. Free. 14th St. & Constitution Ave. NW (202) 633-1000 americanhistory.si.edu National Mall Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Visit the world's largest natural history museum. Highlights include live butterflies, the Hope Diamond, Human Origins, the Ocean Hall and dinosaurs. Ad page 55 Constitution Ave. At 10th St. NW (202) 633-1650 mnh.si.edu National Mall Federal Triangle, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Explore Native communities of the Western Hemisphere in exhibits showing history and contemporary life. Open 10 am– 5:30 pm daily, except Dec. 25. 4th St. & Independence Ave. SW (202) 633-6644 americanindian.si.edu National Mall Federal Center SW, L'Enfant Plaza National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery tells the stories of people who have influenced American history and culture. 11:30 am–7 pm every day except Dec. 25. 8th & F Sts. NW (202) 633-8300 npg.si.edu Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown National Postal Museum Engaging collection showcasing the history of the post. Planes, rare stamps, letters and more. Open daily 10 am–5:30 pm, except Dec. 25. Free. 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Sala Award-winning chocolate lounge and boutique, Co Co. Sala invites you to experience chocolate, coffee and cocktails in a tantalizing way. 929 F St. NW (202) 347-4265 cocosala.com Penn Quarter Gallery Pl-Chinatown, Metro Center Convention Floral Whether you're hosting an event, celebrating the birth of a child, or sending condolences, flowers from Convention Floral will make any occasion special. 5932 3rd St. NW (202) 939-0510, (888) 939-0510 conventionfloral.com Upper Northwest Hard Rock Cafe DC's only rock 'n' roll museum. Make your visit an authentic experience that really rocks. 999 E St. NW (202) 737-7625 hardrock.com/dc Penn Quarter Metro Center Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe Full-service restaurant and bar. Independent bookstore. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch. Open early and late; 24 hours Fri. and Sat. 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 387-1400 kramers.com upont Circle – Kalorama Dupont Circle Peruvian Connection Dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of luxurious textile designs from all over the world. Exquisite, one-of-a-kind art knits. 950 F St. NW, Ste. 102 (202) 737-4405, (877) 520-PERU peruvianconnection.com Penn Quarter Metro Center Politics & Prose Bookstore A DC literati hangout since its 1984 opening, the independent bookshop is known for author talks, curated titles and knowledgeable staff. 5015 Connecticut Ave. (202) 364-1919, (800) 722-0790 politics-prose.com Upper Northwest Van Ness - UDC Sherry's Wine & Spirits The largest whiskey collection in DC. 2000+ wines, 900+ craftbeers/growlers, 800+ whiskies, rare spirits, cheeses and baked daily baguettes. 2627 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 234-9200 sherryswine.com Woodley Park Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Smithsonian Museum Shops Come discover a tax-free world of fascinating gifts, crafts, books, posters, treats, jewelry and toys, many unique to the Smithsonian stores. Ad on Back Cover 600 Maryland Ave. SW (202) 633-6080 smithsonian.org Downtown Smithsonian Tiny Jewel Box A collection of antique jewelry, as well as a spectacular array of designer and bridal jewelry. Fine giftware for corporate or business gifts. 1147 Connecticut Ave. NW (202) 393-2747 tinyjewelbox.com Downtown Farragut North Tourneau Tourneau, the world's largest watch store, showcases a collection of 8,000 fine timepieces from over 100 brands. 1100 S. Hayes St., Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Arlington, VA 22202 (703) 414-8463, (800) 348-3332 tourneau.com Virginia Pentagon City W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist A DC institution for over 125 years, W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist is the third oldest tobacconist in the U.S. Cigars, pipes, tobacco, snus and more. 699 15th St. NW (202) 638-2555, (800) 572-2382 drapertobacco.com Downtown Metro Center White House Gifts White House Gifts is one of the largest souvenir retailers in the DC area. Historic memorabilia, and take a photo behind the replica Resolute Desk. Ad on Inside Back Cover 701 15th St. NW (202) 737-9500 whitehousegifts.com Downtown McPherson Square MALLS & SHOPPING DISTRICTS Dulles and Reagan Airports Food and Shops MarketPlace Development develops and manages retailers and restaurants for Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Terminal A, Ste. 282 (703) 572-5080 marketplacedevelopment.com Virginia Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Georgetown Business Improvement District Washington, DC’s oldest neighborhood is also one of DC’s top destinations with more than 450 retail, restaurant and nightlife options. Ad page 30 1000 Potomac St. NW, Ste. 122 (202) 298-9222 georgetowndc.com Georgetown Foggy Bottom-GWU Hagerstown Premium Outlets Find impressive savings – 100 outlet stores including Adidas, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap, Under Armour and more. Ad page 1 495 Premium Outlets Blvd. Hagerstown, MD 21740 (301) 790-0300 premiumoutlets.com/hagerstown Maryland Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets 110 upscale outlet stores offering savings of 25%–65% on designer brands – Barneys, Burberry, Coach, Cole Haan, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and more. Ad page 1 241 Fort Evans Rd. NE Leesburg, VA 20176 (703) 737-3071 premiumoutlets.com/leesburg Virginia Vienna/Fairfax-GMU L'Enfant Plaza L'Enfant Plaza is a restaurant and shopping destination, with over 20 Food Court eateries, located just two blocks south of the Smithsonian Castle. Ad page 51 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW (202) 485-3300 lenfantplaza.com National Mall L'Enfant Plaza Macy's Metro Center While visiting Macy’s Metro Center, stop by the Visitor Center to receive an exclusive 10% Visitor Savings Pass and tourist information. 1201 G St. NW (202) 628-6661 ext. 213 visitmacysusa.com Downtown Metro Center National Harbor A waterfront wonderland on the Potomac River featuring Gaylord National Resort, Tanger Outlets, 30 restaurants, exciting nightlife and The Capital Wheel. Ad page 15 165 Waterfront St., Ste. 300 National Harbor, MD 20745 (301) 203-4170, (877) NATL-HBR nationalharbor.com Maryland Branch Avenue Reston Town Center Experience "a downtown for the 21st century" with more than 60 stylish shops, 30 renowned restaurants, a multi-screen cinema and a premier hotel. 11900 Market St. Reston, VA 20190 (703) 579-6720 restontowncenter.com Virginia Wiehle-Reston East Tanger Outlets - National Harbor Tanger Outlets National Harbor offers the nation's capital and its visitors the best in outlet shopping, including some 80 brand name outlets. 6800 Oxon Hill Rd., National Harbor, MD 20745 (301) 567-3880 tangeroutlet.com/nationalharbor Maryland Branch Avenue Union Station For nearly 100 years, the gateway to the nation's capital. Enjoy shopping, entertainment and dining in this Beaux Arts transportation hub. 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE (202) 289-1908 unionstationdc.com NoMa Union Station SPAS & SALONS Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa Where hospitality meets the Bay. Set course for the Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa for an unparalleled waterfront destination experience. 4165 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 (410) 257-5596, (866) 312-5596 cbresortspa.com Maryland Shoreham Spa & Sports Club Experience luxury with European sensibility at the Shoreham Spa. Offering treatments designed to refresh and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. 2500 Calvert St. NW (202) 756-5199 omnihotels.com Woodley Park Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan The Spa at Four Seasons An array of relaxing services. Noted as one of the top 100 spa hotels in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2012 reader poll. Synonymous with excellence. 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (202) 342-0444 fourseasons.com/washington/spa Georgetown The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Honoring Mandarin Oriental's Eastern culture while incorporating local influences. Awardwinning spa is 10,000 sq.ft. Of total indulgence. 1330 Maryland Ave. SW (202) 787-6100 mandarinoriental.com Southwest – Waterfront L'Enfant Plaza, Smithsonian NEARBY TOURISM OFFICES Arlington Convention & Visitors Service Across the Potomac River from our nation’s capital, Arlington offers meeting attendees more than 40 hotels and a high-end meeting experience. Ad page 67 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Ste. 1500 Arlington, VA (703) 228-0808, (800) 677-6267 stayarlington.com DC Chamber of Commerce Manages the Washington, DC Visitor satellite desk in the convention center and the Tourist Information Mobile (TIM) parked on the 1400 block of Madison Dr. NW. 506 9th St. NW (202) 638-7330 (866) DCISFUN (324-7386) dcchamber.org Destination DC Your comprehensive, one-stop shop for more than 150 properties in the Washington, DC area. Log on to Washington.org or call toll-free. 901 7th St. NW, Ste. 400 (202) 789-7001, (800) 635-6338 washington.org Destination Gettysburg Plan a trip to Gettysburg during the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War – uncover the history of the battle and the town. Ad page 69 571 W. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA (717) 334-6274, (800) 337-5015 destinationgettysburg.com Discover Prince William & Manassas Discover Prince William & Manassas, just 30 miles from Washington, DC with 30+ distinct event venues and 42 hotels with 3,781 rooms for lodging. 10611 Balls Ford Rd., Ste. 110, Manassas, VA (703) 396-7130, (800) 432-1792 discoverpwm.com Fredericksburg Department of Economic Development and Tourism Fredericksburg is rich in Colonial and Civil War history. Expo Center, hotels and unique venues. Assists with site selection, inspections, housing. 706 Caroline St. Fredericksburg, VA (540) 372-1216 (866) 405-3046 visitfred.com Howard County Tourism & Promotion Located between the nation's capital and the city of Baltimore, Howard County is one of the nation's most outstanding places to live, work and meet! Ad page 65 8267 Main St. Ellicott City, MD (410) 313-1900 (800) 228-8747 visithowardcounty.com Visit Alexandria Minutes from DC! Historic waterfront city, surprisingly sophisticated and amazingly accommodating. Nationally acclaimed shopping, dining and hotels. Ad page 67 221 King St. Alexandria, VA (703) 746-3301 (800) 388-9119 visitalexandriava.com Visit Frederick Frederick County, MD is less than 45 minutes from Washington, DC and offers traditional venues and those with distinctive character and ambiance. 151 S. East St. Frederick, MD (301) 600-4047 (800) 999-3613 visitfrederick.org Visit Loudoun 35 miles from Washington, DC, Loudoun County, Virginia is the home of Virginia’s scenic horse and wine country, charming and historic towns, and modern amenities. Ad page 69 112-G South St. SE Leesburg, VA (703) 771-7525 (800) 752-6118 visitloudoun.org Visit Montgomery On the northwest border of DC, enjoy more than 10,000 hotel rooms, 400,000 sq.ft. Of meeting space and 1,000 restaurants in Montgomery County MD. Ad on this page 111 Rockville Pike, Ste. 800, Rockville, MD (240) 777-2063 (877) 789-6904 visitmontgomery.com
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