Historic Destinations in D.C.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception – The largest Catholic church in the Americas features gilded architecture and ornate settings.

Folger Shakespeare Library – Shakespeare lovers, rejoice: The Folger Shakespeare Library houses the largest collection of his works in the entire world, right in Capitol Hill.

National Archives Building – Otherwise known as Archives I, this building houses historic works including the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence.

National Mall – The National Mall is a sprawling national park in the heart of D.C., spanning 146 acres of land. Here, experience a variety of memorials and monuments that are not to be missed. (202) 496-6841

President Lincoln’s Cottage – Explore the place where President Lincoln resided during his time in the Civil War, and where historic decisions such as the Emancipation Proclamation were made. (202) 829-0436

The Lincoln Memorial – This stunning monument honors the 18th United States president, Abraham Lincoln. Housed in a grand building, the sculpture is located on the western end of the National Mall.

The White House – The President of the United States resides at the White House, D.C.’s most iconic structure. Make sure to book your tour in advance for this historic American fixture. (202) 456-1111

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden – Originally the home of Thomas Peter and Martha Parke Custis Peter, Martha Washington’s granddaughter, the Tudor Place Historic House & Garden showcases historic artifacts from this lived-in home spanning six generations. (202) 965-0400

United States Capitol – The Capitol Building is one of D.C.’s most notable landmarks, home to Congress and a host of history.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Situated across two acres, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War.

Washington Monument – Shaped like an obelisk, the Washington Monument towers tall over the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool along the National Mall.

Washington National Cathedral – This gorgeous cathedral exhibits 112 gargoyles, 215 stained glass windows, and even a sculpture of Darth Vader on the exterior. Check out the merging of the traditional and the modern here.

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