As the holidays near it's time to start thinking about your vacation itinerary. Here are some suggestions of places proven to provide a memorable afternoon.
Home to iconic monuments like the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument, the National Mall is the most visited national park in the Country. It is lined with the world class museums, including the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The grassy lawn is often crowded with picnickers, joggers and kite flyers. The mall frequently hosts events with plenty to take in.
The five-hundred acre estate of George Washington and his family includes a 14-room mansion. Beautifully restored and furnished with its original objects that date back to the 1740’s. Explore the gardens, stables, coach house and large mansion to learn about the life of our first president.
The National Zoo
The National Zoo is D.C's 163-acre zoological park that features more than 400 different species of animals. Admission is free and a must-see for families and animal lovers alike.
Great Falls is a favorite hiking spot for locals and visitors. Take a hike or enjoy a picnic in the beautiful 800-acre park located along the Potomac River.
Old Town Alexandria
Walking tours of this charming historic town are offered regularly. Just on the other side of the river from DC, it features a gorgeous waterfront with cobblestone streets, colonial homes and churches as well as museums, shops and restaurants.
When you stay with Crystal Quarters Corporate Housing you are always just minutes away from the nearest attraction!