Taking a private tour of Washington DC can be both exciting and overwhelming. Between government buildings, free museums, and historical monuments, there are tons of must-visit places to choose from. If you want to have the best time possible, knowing the locations you’re going to visit beforehand is crucial.
If it’s your first time traveling to DC, take a look at our list below for a few must-see locations.
The U.S. Capitol
A guided tour of this historical building provides tons of information about the operations and history of the government house, which is home to the American legislature.
Washington Monument and the National Mall
The National Mall, highlighted by the Washington Monument right in the middle, is one of the most stand-out locations in the city. Whether you’re in town for a short trip or a long stay, first-time visitors should always check it out.
A tour of the Supreme Court offers the chance to attend a free lecture covering the history of the building as well as the proceedings of the court. And if the court is in session, you can get a free spot watching a case – but only if you show up early enough.
The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is spread across three buildings and is home to over 160 million items. It’s the biggest library in the world, as well as the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Located next to the National Mall, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum offers an extensive documentation and interpretation of the history of the Holocaust. From artifacts and photographs to personal stories, it offers a somber look at this period of the Nazi regime.
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