Say hello to Washington D.C.! Few other places in the world have as many famous sites within such a small area. As soon as you arrive at the National Mall, you'll realize that. The city is also home to a great array of neighborhoods. Stay at one of the hotels near Dupont Circle, and you'll be right smack dab in one of D.C.'s most happening districts.
Trendy yet historic, Dupont Circle charms any visitor with its nice mix of boutiques, bistros, and bars. The actual Dupont Circle is a nice public space where you can see play chess, do yoga, watch dogs run, and more. Museums within the neighborhood are also worth exploring, including the Phillips Collection—an excellent modern art museum—and the Woodrow Wilson House—a lovely estate where the former president once lived. Also, take a stroll down Embassy Row to see historic residences. At night, you'll discover that comedy clubs, cafes, and taprooms in the area are all great places to hang out. When you need a rest, plenty of quaint hotels by Dupont Circle offer you the comfort you need.
Outside of Dupont Circle, there are plenty of things to do. Make the 1.5-mile journey via taxi or Metro to the Howard Theatre, a historic music venue with awesome lineups every month. Arlington National Cemetery—just 3 miles from Dupont Circle—is where the nation's fallen heroes are buried and is truly hallowed ground. Additionally, the United States Capitol, where big political decisions are made every day, is only 3.5 miles away; you can tour the building here too. With so much to experience in the nation's capital, it's advised you write out a sightseeing schedule right after looking for flights to Washington D.C.
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