Destination DC serves as the lead organization in successfully managing and marketing Washington, DC as a premier global convention, tourism and special events destination, with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural, and historical communities. Destination DC generates economic development for the city through tourism and meetings, and promotes increased visitation to Washington, DC.
Read the top 10 visitor questions online, or stop by the Chamber's Visitor Information Center when you're in town. You can use the interactive computers to take you on a virtual tour of the city, get free city guides, buy metro passes, or see a free film of DC presented by the Discovery Channel. And look out for the Tour Information Mobile (TIM), a vintage trolley that brings maps and information directly to visitors at various local attractions.
This guide, produced by the Washington Convention and Tourism Corporation, lists what’s up and coming in DC, as well as some old favorites such as monuments and museums.
Find out what exhibits, theaters, and parks to visit on the Cultural Tourism DC website.
Find free and inexpensive things to do with special attention to accessibility.
Explore NASA's top picks for Washington-area destinations.