Attractions, Hotel Activities, & Fun Things to do in Washington DC
There are so many fun and exciting things to see and do in Washington DC that it can get a little overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Our hotel’s knowledgeable staff knows the DC area inside and out and will be happy to help curate your experience. Whether you need help with tickets, tours, reservations, or simply recommendations we’re happy to assist. Steps outside the Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House and enjoy a short stroll down Pennsylvania Avenue to see the White House. Or go for an adventure and explore the iconic monuments and memorials that make Washington DC such a popular tourist destination. The Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the WWII Memorial are all located less than two miles from our hotel.
The White House
Known as the People’s House, the White House is one of the most recognizable buildings in America and one of the biggest tourist attractions in Washington DC.
19-foot bronze statue of Jefferson, and stands out among other monuments because of its architecture and location on the Potomac River.
24-Hour StayFit™ Gym
Keep up with your fitness routine while on the road with our state-of-the-art fitness center.
Coffee to Cocktails Bar
Join us for your favorite craft beer, wine, or cocktail; or rev up your day with a specialty Starbucks coffee drink.
Start your day on the right foot with a complimentary breakfast from our a.m. Kitchen Skillet.
Ellipse Rooftop Bar
Try Our Chic rooftop bar featuring stunning city views, craft beer, signature cocktains, fire pits, and lounge seating.
24 Hour Grab & Go Food Market
Convenient grab n' go food items are packaged up and ready to go in our 24/7 Galllery Market.
24 Hour Dining
Freshly prepared meals are available at our 24/7 Gallery Menu. Pick a salad, burger, pizza & more.
Arlington National Cemetery
One of the most hallowed grounds in America, Arlington National Cemetery honors those who have served the U.S. and features the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb.
A monument to the 16th president of the United States, the iconic Lincoln Memorial is one of the most visited sites in Washington DC and offers amazing views of other monuments in the city.
The largest museum complex in the world, the Smithsonian Institute is comprised of 19 separate museums, which include the National Air and Space Museum, the Natural History Museum, the American History Museum, and the American Art Museum.
The Capitol Building
This building houses the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. The Capitol represents over 200 years of American history, and the Capitol Dome is one of the most identifiable structures in America.
Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial
This three-acre national monument honors the service of Veterans of Vietnam. The Wall, which has the name of every soldier who died in the war, and a statue of three soldiers are hallmarks of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial.
World War II Memorial
Honoring those who served during WWII and supported the effort from home, this memorial features two 43-foot arches, a 17-foot pillar for each state, and 4,000 gold stars honoring the more than 400,000 who died.
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- Arlington National Cemetery
- Washington Monument
- Lincoln Memorial
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- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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