Things to Do in Washington, VA

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For more than 30 years, the 9:30 Club has been Washington, DC’s premiere concert venue, hosting some of the biggest names in alternative rock and... Read More

Though located in the hard-to-reach West Seattle neighborhood, this stretch of sand fills with sunbathers and kite-flyers anytime the temperature breaks... Read More

A member of the Smithsonian Institution, the Anacostia Community Museum aims to illuminate the urban experience, the shaping of communities, and the... Read More

Famed architect Rem Koolhaas designed Seattle's spectacular flagship library with bent glass panels that make it resemble a slightly off-kilter Rubic's... Read More

Dale Chihuly is one of the Northwest's best-known artists, with his otherworldly glass sculptures gracing public buildings and private collections. In... Read More

Before it was rescued by local billionaire Paul Allen, the Cinerama was a fading movie house from another era. Now, the single curved screen shows... Read More

For the last 75 years, this historic Georgetown estate has been the site of a research library and museum celebrating the arts and humanities. Dumbarton... Read More

More than 160 embassies and diplomatic missions have homes in Washington, DC, many of them populating a strip of Massachusetts Avenue called Embassy Row... Read More

This museum was born as the Experience Music Project, a grand statement by local billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who wanted a monument... Read More

Only a neighborhood as thoroughly quirky as Fremont would have an actual troll located under a bridge, and the 18-foot concrete one under the Aurora... Read More

Located in Rappahannock County, Virginia, this small, family-run vineyard was founded in 2004. Owned by Bill and Aleta Saccuta Gadino, who began making... Read More

What could have been forgotten as an industrial wasteland on the north end of Lake Union was turned into a well-loved park in the 1970s. Though some... Read More

This mechanical wonder is best known as the Ballard Locks; it sits on the channel that links Elliott Bay to Seattle's Lake Union and Lake Washington.... Read More

The International Spy Museum seeks to educate the public about the world of professional espionage, but it also emphasizes fun. Visitors adopt cover... Read More

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is home to the Washington National Opera, National Symphony Orchestra, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet,... Read More

The Klondike Gold Rush may have taken place in Alaska, but it started here in Seattle—and the rush to dig up the last frontier did as much for the... Read More

The Museum of Flight is located on an airport runway, as is only proper. And from the front door, visitors can see private planes, small commercial... Read More

MOHAI, as it's known by locals, is not just the city's most comprehensive history museum, it's a salute to the tech-heavy roots of Seattle. Interactive... Read More

Celebrate the history of flight at the National Air & Space Museum. The museum’s original location on the National Mall offers exhibits on the... Read More

The National Museum of Natural History investigates the world and its creatures, examines ancient rituals, and explores the unfolding universe. Be sure... Read More

The National Museum of the American Indian explores the native cultures of the Western Hemisphere, from the Algonquians of the Chesapeake to the Incan... Read More

The National Museum of Women in the Arts honors female artists by both highlighting their creative works and presenting exhibitions about their... Read More

The Newseum explores histories through the eyes of the news media, as well as celebrates and advocates for First Amendment freedoms of the press.... Read More

Though located a short distance from the Seattle Art Museum, which operates the space, the Olympic Sculpture Park is a completely different experience... Read More

Pike Place Market is the city's most famous place to shop, fronted by a fish stall where fishmongers toss each other salmon and halibut over the heads... Read More

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