Attractions & Things to Do Around DC

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The Capitol Skyline Hotel's great location offers incredibly easy access to Reagan National Airport (four miles and metro accessible), as well as many of the Smithsonian Museums and Washington Monuments.  The U.S. Capitol is only five blocks away and the Air and Space Museum is an easy walk. The Capitol Skyline is ideally located for both sightseeing and business trips. Also, The Capitol Skyline is a ten-minute walk to The Wharf and over 30 new restaurants. Metro's Navy Yard Station is just three blocks away, enabling you to reach anywhere in DC or the surrounding suburbs with comfort and ease.

 

Directly across the street from the hotel is a newly renovated recreation area offering Tennis courts, Basketball courts, world class soccer field, baseball fields and a fabulous new children's playground area.  It's a great area to take the family to allow the kids to have some "freedom" from all the site seeing.   Please see the front desk for some of the sports equipment.

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Audi Field

 This state-of-the-art soccer stadium opened in August 2018 and is home to Major League Soccer’s DC United. The field is walking distance from the hotel. 

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Smithsonian Institution Building

The Smithsonian Institution Building, also known as “The Castle”, serves as the primary administrative wing and visitor information center for the Smithsonian Institute.

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The Wharf

The nation’s capital’s newest shopping, dining and entertainment destination features upscale restaurants, new shops and spectacular waterfront views.

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White House

Perhaps the most recognizable building in all of America, the White House needs no introduction. It has served as the home to every United States president...

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The Yards Park

Welcome to a neighborhood that offers wonderful riverfront views and exciting dining options with just a splash of attitude. 
 

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U.S. Supreme Court

Don’t miss your chance to tour the historic building where America’s top thinkers have provided the foundation that makes the nation everything it is today.

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National Mall

No trip to DC would be complete without an extended visit to the National Mall, the scenic outdoor route bound by the Washington Monument at one end...

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress, located in the Thomas Jefferson Building, is best known for its 19th-century neoclassical architecture and ornate interior.

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Nationals Park

There’s no better way to celebrate your time Washington, DC than by experiencing America’s greatest pastime in action. Plus, what’s more fun than a summer day at the ballpark? 

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U.S. Capitol

The Capitol Skyline Hotel is just moments away from the U.S. Capitol. Take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service, and within minutes you can find yourself on the steps...
 

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Arena Stage

The Arena Stage is one of the top regional non-profit theaters in the country, attracting over 300,000 people annually. 

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National Air and Space Museum

Aviation buffs will find themselves right at home at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. In 2018, the center saw the fifth-most visitors of any museum worldwide. 
 

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Jefferson Memorial

The Jefferson Memorial, a tribute to founding father and third U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, is one of the most recognizable structures in American architecture. 

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Union Station

Known colloquially as the “gateway to the nation’s capital”, Union Station is a sprawling complex that offers visitors more than a look into DC’s central transportation hub.

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National Gallery of Art

Widely considered to feature one of the world’s finest collections, the National Gallery of Art offers a series of rotating exhibitions, as well as permanent collections by legendary artists...
 

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Arlington National Cemetery

Tour the Arlington National Cemetery to pay respects to American soldiers lost in combat. Since the Civil War, Arlington has been the official cemetery of the U.S. Military.

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Navy Yard

The Washington Navy Yard (WNY) is the former shipyard and ordnance plant of the United States Navy in Southeast Washington, D.C. It is the oldest shore establishment of the U.S. Navy.

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Ft. McNair

Fort Lesley J. McNair, DC is located on the point of land where the Potomac and Anacostia rivers join in Washington, D.C. It has been an Army post for more than 200 years...

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Department of Transportation

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices...

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