This post is our list of the best things to do in DC in October! Weather-wise, October is a lovely month to visit the nation’s capital city. The fall foliage is beautiful and the summer heat has finally ceased. Use this post as a guide for the month’s events, and look out for a lot of fall and Halloween activities!
This post is a summary of things to do in Georgetown, DC, including sightseeing, restaurants, and shopping. It’s on the top of our list of places to see in DC – the oldest family run restaurant, the homes of celebrities and historical figures past and present.
We all love the summertime and can complain here and there about the winter but the fall season has a lot to love. And experiencing it in D.C. means that there’s no shortage of activities for anyone to enjoy. The nation’s capital and the surrounding area sees a high number of visitors from around the world, and as the leaves change colors and a crisp hits the air, they get a chance to really see the best of the city through all of these things to do. So with that in mind, read on for a robust list of things that you can do in D.C. in the fall.
We have the top things to do in DC and some of the highlights of DC events in August. As summer comes to a close, August is the last chance for festivals and events before the school year starts. Year round you can find some great free things to do in DC, but some of our favorite events in the nation’s capital only happen in August.
Most are family friendly and budget friendly events. For the rest of your visit, be sure to read our Things to do in DC post.
This list of the top things to do in July in DC contains some of the best summer activities and some events unique to this time of year, like Fourth of July. Most are family friendly and budget friendly events. For the rest of your visit, be sure to read our Things to do in DC post.
This post compares the different ways of reaching Washington, DC from Baltimore/Washington International Airport. We have ordered the various transportation options from cheapest to most expensive with some analysis of each option to help you choose which one is best for you. And since you are coming to the nation’s capital, then why not let us show you around with one of our pay-what-you-like tours and much sure you know Things to Do in DC.
Visiting the Lincoln Memorial is a must-do while in Washington, DC! It is the most visited memorial in the city, with 6 million people coming to see it every year. It is completely free, of course, and there are no tickets required. In this section, we cover the memorial’s hours, the best times to come, accessibility, ways to get here, and parking.
A great way to experience the Lincoln Memorial is on one of our tours. Both our National Mall and our DC in a Day Tours include a stop at the Lincoln Memorial. See our schedule of tours.
Can you tour the FBI Building? The Federal Bureau of Investigation has, fittingly, a very secretive building. The J. Edgar Hoover Headquarters of the FBI takes up two city blocks on Pennsylvania Ave NW between 8th and 10th Streets NW.
If you’re looking for a view of Washington, DC you cannot get much better than The View of DC Observation Deck at the CEB Tower in Rosslyn. With floor to ceiling glass windows and an outdoor observation deck, you’ll experience unparalleled views.
There is no better place to celebrate our Independence Day than the capital of our great nation! And everyone knows this – so while we’ll share how to see the fireworks and concert from the National Mall, we’ll also recommend some less popular places – unless you ALL go there!