Tidal Basin Boathouse
White-water and sea-kayaking lessons are the focus here, but there are also flat-water trips, such as fall foliage tours, moonlight...
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...
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...
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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.