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District of Columbia Essential Info


There's always something exciting happening in our country's capital! Take advantage of the free (!!!) Smithsonian museums, pay your respects at the many memorials, or just hang out at the mall...the National Mall, that is. Whatever you decide to do in DC, you'll certainly feel some patriotic pride- and have a good time while you're at it!


Best Time To Go

May-Jun, Sep-Oct

Current Weather

44 °F


Fun Facts

  1. The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world with a collection of more than 160,000,000 objects.
  2. The MLK Memorial which commemorates famous American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was made in China by sculptor Lei Yixin.
  3. More wine is consumed in Washington, D.C than in any other state .
  4. It requires 570 gallons of paint to cover the exterior surface of the White House.
  5. The White House is the official residence and principal workplace for the President of the United States, and has been residence of every U.S. president except George Washington.

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