A 250,000-square-foot museum offering visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Opened April 2008 to mass acclaim the Newseum quickly became our #1 Things To Do in DC! TIP - Don't miss the unique 4-D movie experience!
U.S. Botanical Gardens – Nestled in the heart of Capitol Hill and nearly as old as Washington DC itself, Spring & Summer in the gardens is a transcending experience. Visit our #2 Things To Do in DC and plan your visit around the National Cherry Blossom Festival to maximize your visit to Washington.
International Spy Museum – Indulge your inner James Bond with a look at 007's Aston Martin from Goldfinger, along with more serious toys used by the CIA, FBI, and the KGB! The International Spy Museum is a very unique DC museum experience for the whole family!
Smithsonian Institution – A trip to Washington DC would not be complete without visiting the world's largest museum. Composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo, a comfortable pair of shoes is recommended! The Smithsonian Institution make spot #4 on our Top 10 Things to Do in Washington DC!
Washington Monument – One of the most prominent and oldest attractions in DC is the Washington Monument. Be sure to call 877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov to make your reservation. So take our insider tip to secure your timed ticket and ride to the top of the Washington Monument and learn a few secrets behind this mysterious DC monument.
National WWII Memorial – the memorial is a monument to the spirit, sacrifice, and commitment of the American people. Marvel in its design or search the National WWII Memorial registry for family or loved ones that served to protect our freedoms. The National WWII Memorial has a beautiful water element making our list of Top 10 Things to Do in Washington DC!
National Cathedral – Rated #7 of things to do in DC by Yahoo Travel; see why more than 700,000 people visit the National Cathedral each year! The National Cathedral is just a short distance from Savoy Suites Hotel and offers breathtaking views of Washington DC when you reach the apex of this awe-inspiring work of architecture.
U.S. Capitol – The first cornerstone was laid by George Washington himself in 1793! The U.S. Capitol building is the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive building in the nation. The U.S. Capitol also has the title of the most recognizable monument in Washington DC and you can now go online to reserve your timed ticket for a fun filled tour for you and the family!
Rock Creek Park – Walk along a quiet trail, bike along Rock Creek and take in the fresh air, majestic trees and the calming nature of the forest. Rock Creek Park also houses Washington DC's only full service equestrian facility. Go horseback riding and see all that Rock Creek Park has to offer.
Ford's Theater - Since it reopened its doors in 1968, more than a hundred years after the April 14, 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, Ford's Theatre has been one of the most visited sites in the nation's capital. Newly renovated, catch performances at Ford's Theater, but you just may want to sit near an exit.