Best sightseeings in D.C.

Check out the top sightseeings in D.C., reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Washington

1. Washington

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36 local reviews
Washington, Washington
LocalityPolitical
Susan
Great location to take in a day of museums and sightseeing! 45 minutes away will find you in another world of …
Eric
Fun-filled Capitol of the US -- great sightseeing, shopping and dining.
Debra
The nation's capital features museums, historical monuments, excellent dining, sightseeing tours, C&O canal, a…
1. Washington

1. Washington

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36 local reviews
Washington, Washington
Susan
Susan
Great location to take in a day of museums and sightseeing! 45 minutes away will find you in another world of beauty and history!
Eric
Eric
Fun-filled Capitol of the US -- great sightseeing, shopping and dining.
Debra
Debra
The nation's capital features museums, historical monuments, excellent dining, sightseeing tours, C&O canal, and shopping in Georgetown.
2. National Mall

2. National Mall

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150 local reviews
National Mall, Washington
ParkEstablishment
Kristen
The Mecca of sightseeing in DC!! The national mall has many historic sites, memorials and museums. A must do f…
Marc
Sightseeing in our Nation's Capital is something you shouldn't miss! Even if you've been here a hundred times,…
Ati
The monuments and museums are located here.
2. National Mall

2. National Mall

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150 local reviews
National Mall, Washington
Kristen
Kristen
The Mecca of sightseeing in DC!! The national mall has many historic sites, memorials and museums. A must do for first time tourers or if yo…
Marc
Marc
Sightseeing in our Nation's Capital is something you shouldn't miss! Even if you've been here a hundred times, there's still something worth…
Ati
Ati
The monuments and museums are located here.
3. The Hamilton

3. The Hamilton

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12 local reviews
600 14th Street Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-787-1000
BarRestaurantFood
Jessica
Mid-price food or bar option near sightseeing- large menu. Trendy American eatery with a late-night menu plus …
Hosan
Near the mall, good for a break after a long day sightseeing.
Hosan
Near the mall, good for a break after a long day sightseeing.
3. The Hamilton

3. The Hamilton

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12 local reviews
600 14th Street Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-787-1000
Jessica
Jessica
Mid-price food or bar option near sightseeing- large menu. Trendy American eatery with a late-night menu plus plenty of room for a live musi…
Hosan
Hosan
Near the mall, good for a break after a long day sightseeing.
Hosan
Hosan
Near the mall, good for a break after a long day sightseeing.
4. Hains Point

4. Hains Point

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12 local reviews
Hains Point, Washington
Natural featureEstablishment
Erica
Great loop for biking and skating and running. Or have a picnic - shelters are available to rent for the day. …
Robbie
Swimming, Golf, Tennis , Putt putt, fishing and sightseeing
Ellen
Outdoor park, picnic areas, playground, golf course, mini golf, pool (fee for non-DC residents). Great views o…
4. Hains Point

4. Hains Point

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12 local reviews
Hains Point, Washington
Erica
Erica
Great loop for biking and skating and running. Or have a picnic - shelters are available to rent for the day. Play golf or go swimming at E…
Robbie
Robbie
Swimming, Golf, Tennis , Putt putt, fishing and sightseeing
Ellen
Ellen
Outdoor park, picnic areas, playground, golf course, mini golf, pool (fee for non-DC residents). Great views of cherry blossoms and other ic…
5. Teaism Penn Quarter

5. Teaism Penn Quarter

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7 local reviews
400 8th Street Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-638-6010
RestaurantFoodStore
Kara and Susan
Lovely place to stop for a delicious chai tea and cookies, or a more filling meal. Especially great when sight…
Jessica
Good low price lunch option near sightseeing. Teaism is three asian inspired tea houses and restaurant in Wash…
Ayeh
Inexpensive breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, desserts, gifts and teas. Check out the koi pond in the basement…
5. Teaism Penn Quarter

5. Teaism Penn Quarter

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7 local reviews
400 8th Street Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-638-6010
Kara and Susan
Kara and Susan
Lovely place to stop for a delicious chai tea and cookies, or a more filling meal. Especially great when sightseeing around the Mall.
Jessica
Jessica
Good low price lunch option near sightseeing. Teaism is three asian inspired tea houses and restaurant in Washington DC and and online teash…
Ayeh
Ayeh
Inexpensive breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, desserts, gifts and teas. Check out the koi pond in the basement too. Great before or after th…
6. Union Station

6. Union Station

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79 local reviews
Train stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Jeannie & Julio
Main transportation hub of the city - amtrak, greyhound, dc metro and bus stops are here as well as the double…
Nita
Near the US Capitol and Capitol South metro station, Union Station has an underground food court, metro statio…
Heather
Amtrak trains, Inter-state bus station, Metro stop
6. Union Station

6. Union Station

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79 local reviews
Jeannie & Julio
Jeannie & Julio
Main transportation hub of the city - amtrak, greyhound, dc metro and bus stops are here as well as the doubledecker sightseeing tours
Nita
Nita
Near the US Capitol and Capitol South metro station, Union Station has an underground food court, metro station and the DC Circulator and ot…
Heather
Heather
Amtrak trains, Inter-state bus station, Metro stop
7. Harris Teeter Pharmacy

7. Harris Teeter Pharmacy

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9 local reviews
PharmacyHealthStore
Leah
This grocery with an in-store pharmacy is conveniently located one Metro stop away at Potomac Avenue. Stop by …
Hannah
Let's be real - while the transportation is cheap and sights are free, food in D.C. is not. Stop by the local …
Hannah
Let's be real - while the transportation is cheap and sights are free, food in D.C. is not. Stop by the local …
7. Harris Teeter Pharmacy

7. Harris Teeter Pharmacy

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9 local reviews
Leah
Leah
This grocery with an in-store pharmacy is conveniently located one Metro stop away at Potomac Avenue. Stop by here for essentials on your wa…
Hannah
Hannah
Let's be real - while the transportation is cheap and sights are free, food in D.C. is not. Stop by the local Harris Teeter (2 blocks) to pi…
Hannah
Hannah
Let's be real - while the transportation is cheap and sights are free, food in D.C. is not. Stop by the local Harris Teeter (2 blocks) to pi…