Things to Do in Washington DC This Winter
Winter brings chilly weather to America’s capital, but that’s the perfect excuse for cozy days of museum hopping, indoor sightseeing, and bundled-up walks between monuments, plus you’ll have fewer crowds to contend with. Here are our tips for making the most of your wintertime Washington DC visit.
- Cruise between landmarks in an enclosed hop-on hop-off bus or trolley.
- Take an interior tour of the United States Capitol Building.
- Watch the city light up on a tour of DC’s holiday light displays.
- Explore the Smithsonian Museums with an expert guide.
- Check out big views from the top of the Washington Monument.
- Learn the African American History of Washington DC on a guided tour.
- Practice your decoding skills at the International Spy Museum.
- Visit Arlington National Cemetery for a hop-on hop-off tour of key landmarks.
- Eat your way through U Street or Georgetown on a foodie walking tour.
- Discover the secrets of the National Gallery of Art.
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