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Zoo, Parks & Nature

Local Attractions

Ideally positioned adjacent to Dupont Circle, The Fairfax at Embassy Row is situated near all the enriching things to do in Washington, D.C. We are just steps away from the famed Phillips Collection, the Anderson House, and a wide array of unparalleled dining and shopping options. Should you wish to venture further, The Fairfax at Embassy Row is less than two blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro.

The beautiful buildings and museums in DC may beckon you inside, but leave some time to explore DC’s natural side, from the National Zoo to Rock Creek Park.

The National Geographic Museum

The beautiful riverside estate of George Washington includes the iconic Mansion, outbuildings, tomb and working blacksmith shop and farm. The Orientation Center, and Museum and Education Center.

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Smithsonian Institute

The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal stretches 184.5 miles from Georgetown to Cumberland, MD. Mule-drawn boat trips available (April-Oct.). Wide towpaths open to bikers, joggers and hikers.

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Hillwood Museum and Gardens

A tribute to Carver’s fervent wish to preserve nature. Located adjacent to the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum in southeast Washington, DC.

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Washington National Monument

Park open dawn to dusk. Visitor center open 10 am – 5 pm. Mon. – Fri., 10 am – 6 pm weekends and winter hours 10 am – 4 pm. Admission $5 for noncommercial vehicles. Contact park for admission fees.

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Lincoln Memorial

One of the premier art collectors museums in the United States, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens is dedicated to enlightening and engaging visitors with an experience inspired by founder.

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World War II Memorial

Located on the National Mall within view of the US Capitol and the Washington Monument, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden welcomes more than 750,000 visitors a year, making it one of the…

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Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Thousands of water plants, waterlilies, lotuses, water hyacinths and bamboo grow in ponds along the Anacostia River. Flowers bloom May – early fall. Open daily 7 am – 4 pm. Visitors center open 8..
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 International Spy Museum

It is nearly impossible to ignore the ambience of power at Lafayette Square, which surrounds the White House. It is a neighborhood of historic elegance and refinement. The story of the area and the..

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 International Spy Museum

This historic park celebrates the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. The park features the Emancipation statue and the Mary McLeod Bethune statue..

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 International Spy Museum

The 18.5-mile trail winds along the Virginia side of the Potomac River between Theodore Roosevelt Island and George Washington’s home at Mount Vernon, with scenic view of Old Town Alexandria and..

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