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Washington, D.C.

As the Nation's Capital, D.C. offers visitors places to explore loaded with interesting history, notable landmarks, scenic beauty and a vibrant energy only a bustling city can produce. From intriguing museums, government buildings, and historic landmarks to picturesque parks, eclectic shops, family attractions, and fabulous dining, visitors can explore our Nation's Capital for a one-of-a-kind experience they'll always remember. For information on attractions and activities in Washington, D.C., please visit

Click here to see 100 free (and almost free) activities and attractions in Washington, D.C. 

Local Attractions & Activities:

The National Mall | Distance: 2.4 Miles | Drive Time: 16 minutes

Explore America’s history by walking through the monuments at the National Mall. The National Mall is a public space where Americans can come together to celebrate the freedom, honor patriots and military, and be a part of the American experience. The National Mall includes famous monuments such as the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, and the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.


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The White House | Distance: 1.7 Miles | Drive Time: 10 minutes

The official workplace and residence of the President of the United States of America.


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United States Capitol | Distance: 5.0 Miles | Drive Time: 24 minutes

Often called Capitol Hill, the Capitol is home to the United States Congress. The Capitol Visitor Center is open to visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Tours of the U.S. Capitol are free, but tour passes are required.


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United Sates Holocaust Memorial Museum | Distance: 2.9 Miles
| Drive Time: 16 minutes

Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:20 p.m., the Permanent Exhibition is free and open to all visitors. Typically, guests spend between one and three hours visiting this exhibition.


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Smithsonian Museums | Distance: 2.6 Miles | Drive Time: 16 minutes

Over 15 museums located in the D.C. Metro Area are open daily and most are free. The Museums range from Natural History to Space and provide hours of learning and exploring.


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Downtown Jewish Washington Walking Tour | Distance: 2.5 miles | Drive Time: 21 minutes

Start: Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
701 Third Street, NW (corner of G Street)
Washington, D.C. 20001
End: former home of Washington Hebrew Congregation, 816 Eighth Street NW (between H and I Streets)
(202) 789-0900

Learn what Jewish life and worship was like in the historic Seventh Street, NW, neighborhood from 1850 to 1950. The tour includes visiting the sites of four former synagogues.

Historic 1876 Synagogue - Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum | Distance: 2.5 miles | Drive Time: 21 minutes
Corner of Third Street & G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 789-0900

Take a guided tour of our historic synagogue building -- built in 1876. Sit in an original pew and hear what life was like for the 38 immigrant families who built the first synagogue in Washington, D.C. Learn about the physical changes to the building -- both inside and out -- and the move of the building that forever changed its future and secured its place in our nation's capital.

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History | Distance: 0.4 miles | Drive Time: 8 minutes
1811 R Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 265-6280

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History, under the auspices of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, documents and preserves the contributions of Jewish Americans to the peace and freedom of the United States, educates the public concerning the courage, heroism and sacrifices made by Jewish Americans who served in the armed forces, and works to combat anti-Semitism.


DC Metro

The public transportation system in Washington, D.C. With six different lines, the metro will get you to and from wherever you are trying to go.


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Kosher Restaurants:

CHARBAR | Distance: 1.0 miles | Drive Time: 8 minutes

2142 L. Street, NW

Washington, D.C. 20037


Serves kosher sandwiches, burgers, and entrees.

Soupergirl | Distance: 1.0 miles | Drive Time: 8 minutes

314 Carroll Street NW

Washington D.C. 20012

Serves vegan and kosher soups and fresh salads under the supervision of both the Rabbinical Council of Greater Washington (Capitol-K) and the Beltway Vaad.

Amsterdam Falafelshop | Distance: 1.0 miles | Drive Time: 9 minutes
Kosher Friendly

1830 14th St NW

Washington, D.C. 20009

Serves falafel sandwiches and bowls.

Synagogues & Congregations:

Adas Israel Congregation | Distance: 1.7 miles | Drive Time: 8 minutes

2850 Quebec St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008

Kesher Israel - The Georgetown Synagogue
Distance: 1.3 miles | Drive Time: 7 minutes

2801 N. Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

Bet Mishpachah, Washington D.C.'s Egalitarian Synagogue
Distance: .9 miles | Drive Time: 7 minutes

Washington DCJCC
1529 16TH St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036

Ohev Shalom - The National Synagogue
Distance: 5 miles | Drive Time: 18 minutes

1600 Jonquil Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20012

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 732-6400


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