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Things To Do In Washington DC

Looking for fun things to do or the perfect bite to eat near Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.? Then you've come to the right place!

Washington, D.C. is a uniquely educational, fun, and vibrant city with so much to offer! There's a little something for everyone, all within a short distance of Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. Visit Madame Tussauds, then check out our list of best things to do in DC and make a day out of it!

Local Landmarks:

Ford's Theatre 
Ford's Theatre is infamous for being the site of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, but that's not all there is to this historic theatre. Still an actively working theatre, you can catch a show here.

Lincoln Memorial 
Immediately recognizable, the Lincoln Memorial is stunning and historic. Visit and marvel at the grandeur of one of D.C.'s most famed monuments.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial 
Martin Luther King Jr. left an indelible mark on American history. Visit one of D.C.'s newest monuments, honoring America's greatest civil rights leader.

The National Portrait Gallery 
America's history is rich with remarkable people. Discover stunning portraiture of these fascinating Americans at the National Portrait Gallery.

The Newseum 
If you're captivated by journalism and media, then the Newseum is the place for you. Get a fascinating and interactive look at the history of our nation's media.

Verizon Center 
The Verizon Center is home to Washington, D.C.'s professional basketball and hockey teams. Take in a concert or maybe a game at D.C.'s most popular arena.

Washington Monument 
It is a staple of D.C.'s skyline and an absolute must-see. Take in the view of one of the nation's most identifiable structures by visiting the Washington monument. 

The White House 
It is the icon of Washington, D.C. and home to the President of the United States. Touring this national icon is a once in a lifetime opportunity that you will surely never forget.

Local Restaurants:

Tosca Restaurant
Modernized Northern Italian cuisine

District of Pi Pizzeria
Deep dish and thin cornmeal crust pizzas, prime craft beers

Le Pain Quotidien
Simple and pure fare – just-baked bread, fresh fruits and vegetables, jams and preserves, coffee, sandwiches, quiche, omelets

Gourmet handmade pizzas, inventive combinations, localized store design

Hard Rock Café
American cuisine against a backdrop of music memorabilia

White Apron Specialty Sandwiches
Specialty sandwiches made with quality ingredients, homemade spreads and sauces

Gordon Biersch
Gourmet American comfort food, authentic German lagers crafted in-restaurant

Rosa Mexicano
Authentic Mexican cuisine in a stylish, festive atmosphere

Shake Shack
Delicious and iconic, Shake Shack offers fresh burgers, hotdogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, and wine.

Wok & Roll
Located in the historic Surratt Boarding House, Wok & Roll serves the best of Japanese and Chinese cuisines

Local Hotels

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