Things to do Washington

Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Our Cambria Hotel Washington, D.C. Convention Center is the place to be! Located at the new CityMarket at O lifestyle center, our hotel is just steps from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and within easy reach of Howard University, Capital One Arena, and the National Mall. 

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D.C. History Center

Located in the former Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square, this historical society showcases rotating exhibits that are free to the public on some weekdays.

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Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. stands as a symbol of freedom and was built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

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Smithsonian Museums

Explore a vast collection of 19 different art galleries and museums of science, history, nature, and more. Admission is always free.

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Washington Monument

Situated in the center of the National Mall, this tall white obelisk soars towards the sky and is dedicated to the country's first president.

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Arlington National Cemetary

Pay your respects to the fallen at America's national cemetery, home to rows of white grave markers and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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The White House

Home of the President of the United States of America, this world-famous residence is full of art, history, and can be toured with advance arrangements.

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Local Universities

Tour the campuses of local colleges in our nation's capital, all within minutes of our Washington, D.C. hotel. 

Howard University, 0.7 miles

University of District of Columbia, 1.4 miles

George Washington University, 2.0 miles

Trinity Washington University, 2.1 miles

Catholic University of America, 2.5 miles

Georgetown University, 3.2 miles

American University, 4.6 miles