THE SMITHSONIAN

Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, featuring 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park.

GEORGETOWN

Located in the historic neighborhood of Georgetown, Rosewood Washington, D.C. is the perfect place from which to explore the rich heritage and vibrant culture of D.C.

LINCOLN MEMORIAL

The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, located on the western end of the National Mall across from the Washington Monument.

With its grand historic landmarks, vast array of museums, iconic memorials and year-round cultural events, Washington, D.C. is a destination of monumental possibilities and compelling pursuits. The easily negotiated capital city is known for its incredible culinary scene, world-class performing arts and captivating urban parks.

Situated beside the historic C&O Canal, in the heart of the posh historic neighborhood of Georgetown, Rosewood Washington, D.C. is the perfect place from which to explore the rich heritage and vibrant culture of D.C. The hotel is just one block from the many shops and restaurants located around Wisconsin Avenue and M Street and at Washington Harbour, and it is situated in close proximity to the Georgetown Waterfront Park, Kennedy Center, and Georgetown and George Washington Universities. Its prime location affords effortless access to all of the District’s highlights, including the National Mall, Smithsonian museums and the U.S. Capitol.

The most popular seasons to visit are fall, when the city welcomes the arrival of beautiful autumn colors, and spring when the weather is ideal and the National Cherry Blossom Festival is in full swing.

ART

The Kennedy Center

Located alongside the Potomac River, The Kennedy Center is America’s premier performing arts center, welcoming the greatest performers from around the world, nurturing new works and young artists, and serving as a leader in arts education.  As the capital’s cultural epicenter, The Kennedy Center hosts approximately 3,000 events each year, including a wide variety of performances across different genres, from theater and classic chamber music to jazz, ballet and contemporary dance, as well as a number of international festivals.  With such a rich calendar of events to choose from, no visit to Washington, D.C. is complete without a cultural moment at The Kennedy Center.

Renwick Gallery

Located just steps from The White House, the Renwick Gallery reopened in late 2015 following a major, two-year renovation. The museum, the first building in the United States built expressly as an art museum and a National Historic Landmark, is now home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. It’s assemblage of contemporary craft and decorative art is one of the finest and most extensive collections of its kind. The opening exhibition “Wonder” features nine major contemporary artists in an immersive display. 

Tudor Place

A five-acre estate built in 1816, Tudor Place is one of Washington, D.C.'s hidden gems. Located in Georgetown's Historic District, this National Historic Landmark was originally owned by Martha Custis Peter, the granddaughter of Martha Washington, and housed six generations of the Peter family over the course of 180 years. Now open to the public, the historic home is a fine example of neoclassical architecture featuring a distinguished collection of decorative arts and a beautifully landscaped early 19th-century-style garden with a bowling green and tennis lawn. The Tudor Place collection includes more than 8,000 objects from the period 1750-1983, including silver, ceramics, jewelry, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, manuscripts and furniture. 

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