What to do in Virginia & Washington DCBest Western Pentagon-Reagan Airport is the gateway to Washington DC! Located in the heart of the DC metro area, Arlington, Virginia is a vibrant urban village directly across the Potomac River from the US capital. Experience the city's world-class shopping, restaurants, and fashionable neighborhoods with our free shuttle service to and from the airport and DC Metro, giving you access to scores of infamous attractions, including the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, The White House, Smithsonian Institution Museums, the National Zoo, and International Spy Museum. With legendary monuments, memorials, performing arts, shopping, festivals, and more, the Washington DC area offers endless unforgettable experiences to travelers from around the globe!
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US Capitol -Founded in 1793, the United States Capitol is a treasured icon of American democracy, as well as one of the most architecturally impressive and symbolic structures in the world. It has housed the meeting chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives for almost two centuries.
Lincoln Memorial -Built as a shrine to President Abraham Lincoln, The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most profound symbols of American democracy and the fight for freedom. It was also the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.
Washington Monument -Commemorating our nation's first President, the Washington Monument's 555 feet of white marble celebrates the distinguished life and leadership of President George Washington. The commemorative stones in the stairwell come from every state in the Union.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial -Setting aside the controversies of the war, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served their nation during the Vietnam Conflict. Currently, there are 58,249 names on
United State Holocaust Memorial Museum -A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires people and leaders to confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy.
World War II Memorial -Opened in 2004, the World War II Memorial commemorates and honors the 16 million who served in the US armed forces, the 400,000 who died, and all who supported the war effort from home.
US Supreme Court -Home of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court building is an enduring symbol of faith, the cornerstone of American democracy and our judicial branch of government.
Washington Convention Center -Steps from DC's iconic attractions, the monumental, 2.3 million square foot Washington Convention Center is a vital meeting and event facility, as well as the only building to receive both the Urban Land Institute Award of Excellence and the American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture. Call 202-249-3400, or
Iwo Jima Memorial -While the Iwo Jima Memorial illustrates one of the most celebrated victories of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in defense of this country since 1775.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Home of the National Symphony Orchestra, the John F. Kennedy Center is the nation's top performing arts venue, presenting 3,000 performances and events each year, including theater, dance, ballet, opera, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, and folk music, as well as festivals and
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City -Located in the fashionable Pentagon City neighborhood of Arlington,
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City offers trendy shopping, dining, and unique attractions, such as a glass elevator