Tidal Basin Boathouse
George Mason Memorial
This little oasis of flowers and fountains honors the famed statesman and author of the Commonwealth of Virginia Declaration of Rights...
Bureau of Engraving & Printing
Cha-ching! The nation's paper currency is designed and printed here. Guides lead 40-minute tours during which you peer down onto the...
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
For a deep understanding of the Holocaust – its victims, perpetrators and bystanders – this harrowing museum is a must-see. The main...
The open-air Sylvan Theater, a stone's throw southeast of the Washington Monument, hosts a variety of performances. The summer evening...
Maine Avenue Fish Market
The pungent, open-air Maine Avenue Fish Market is a local landmark. No-nonsense vendors sell fish, crabs, oysters and other seafood so...
1501 Maine Ave SW · interesting places nearby
Tidal Basin Boathouse information
It rents paddleboats to take out on the Tidal Basin. Make sure you bring a camera. There are great views, of the Jefferson Memorial in particular, from the water.