The Cathedral, completed in 1990, is the culmination of a two-century-long plan for a majestic Gothic-style cathedral. This richly decorated cathedral is located on a landscaped 57-acre plot on Mount Saint Albans in Northwest Washington, DC.
The Kennedy Center is the busiest arts center in the country and is situated on 17 acres that overlook the Potomac River. There are more than 3,000 annual performances that span the entire spectrum of performing arts, including captivating performances by the National Symphony Orchestra. Tours are available.
Located in Bethesda, Maryland, the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is one of the largest military medical centers in the country. This innovative medical center provides state-of-the-art care for presidents, vice-presidents, war veterans, members of Congress, and Supreme Court justices.
East & West Potomac Parks
Offering golf, miniature golf, a public swimming pool, and tennis courts, East Potomac Park is an excellent outdoor attraction in the DC area. Walk, run, or bicycle along the roads and paths, a pastime that's especially rewarding when the cherry trees are in bloom each March or April. West Potomac Park is adjacent to the National Mall and is the site of many landmarks, as well as more beautiful cherry trees.
Watch major leaguers play the national pastime in the nation's capital at Nationals Park. Get your peanuts, popcorn, and hot dogs, sports fans, and settle in for an exciting Washington Nationals game.
With an 11-mile paved bike route from the Lincoln Memorial into Maryland, Rock Creek Park is a great place to get a little fresh air and exercise on shaded pathways close to Rock Creek. Bikes are available for rental at Bike and Roll
or from the Boat House at Fletcher's Cove