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There’s so much to see, do, and discover. Uniquely positioned at the heart of the Washington, DC metropolitan region, Prince George’s is close to everything – just minutes from downtown Washington, DC.

Stay in Prince George's - take advantage of our unique location - and enjoy all that the Washington, DC metropolitan region has to offer.  

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Monuments & Memorials

National Mall A

NATIONAL MALL & MEMORIAL PARKS 

Each year, millions of people visit National Mall and Memorial Parks to recreate, to commemorate presidential legacies, to honor our nation's veterans, to make their voices heard, and to celebrate our nation's commitment to freedom and equality. 

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Eisenhower Memorial

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER MEMORIAL

Honoring the 34th president of the U.S., the memorial designed by architect Frank Gehry spans a four-acre park on the National Mall and features a one-of-a-kind stainless-steel tapestry and heroic-sized bronze sculptures.

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FDR Memorial

FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT MEMORIAL

"Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, Freedom from Fear..." These words by President Roosevelt ushered the United States into World War Two and defined what it is to be an American. Stop by this secluded memorial and begin to understand the Roosevelt legacy in the park's largest memorial

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International Spy Museum B

INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM

The International Spy Museum is the only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on an all-but-invisible profession that has shaped history and continues to have a significant impact on world events. The Museum features the largest collection of international espionage artifacts ever placed on public display. Many of these objects are being seen by the public for the first time.

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Korean War Veterans Memorial

KOREAN WAR VETERANS MEMORIAL

Freedom Is Not Free. Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met. 

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Lincoln Memorial A

LINCOLN MEMORIAL

"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom.

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MLK Memorial B

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL

Located in downtown Washington, DC, the memorial honors Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and the struggle for freedom, equality, and justice. A prominent leader in the modern civil rights movement, Dr. King was a tireless advocate for racial equality, working class, and the oppressed around the world.

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Martin Luther King Memorial Library

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL LIBRARY (phased opening began Sept. 24)

DC’s central library completed a $211 million renovation. The stunning downtown building includes a rooftop event space with private catering kitchen, large auditorium and conference center,  recording studio, power tool library and digital fabrication lab, as well as a ground level café with a patio that will be open for grab and go options. The library also boasts a children’s area complete with a one-story slide. 

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Bible Museum

MUSEUM OF THE BIBLE

The Museum of the Bible aims to be among the most technologically advanced and engaging museums in the world. Showcasing rare artifacts spanning 3,500 years of history, the museum offers visitors an immersive and personalized experience with the Bible, and its ongoing impact on the world around us.

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National Air & Space Museum exhibit

NATIONAL AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum maintains the world's largest and most significant collection of aviation and space artifacts, encompassing all aspects of human flight, as well as related works of art and archival materials. 

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National Childrens Museum

NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Through interactive exhibitions exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), National Children’s Museum is uniquely poised to develop young minds. Celebrating the joy of modern childhood, the Museum will spark curiosity and ignite creativity for children from birth to age 12 and engage the whole family.

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National Museum of African American History & Culture

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & CULTURE

A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.

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National Museum of the American Indian

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

It is a museum of living cultures dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of the Native Peoples of the Western Hemisphere.  

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National Native American Veterans Memorial

NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN VETERANS MEMORIAL (opens Nov. 11)

Located on the grounds of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, the memorial that honors American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian veterans is scheduled to open on Veterans Day. 

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National WW2 Memorial

NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL

Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe. 

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Ocelots at National Zoo

NATIONAL ZOO

The Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute demonstrates leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability. Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian's National Zoo sits on 163 acres in the heart of Washington, D.C.'s Rock Creek Park. 

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Planet Word Museum

PLANET WORD

Housed in Washington, DC’s historic Franklin School, the revolutionary Planet Word is dedicated to the power, beauty and fun of language and how words shape the human experience. Planet Word is the world’s first voice-activated museum, featuring immersive galleries and exhibits to engage visitors of all ages. General admission will be free.

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Jefferson Memorial A

THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

Author of the Declaration of Independence, statesman, and visionary for the founding of a nation.

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US Captol Visitor Center

UNITED STATES CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER

The United States Capitol Visitor Center is a large underground addition to the United States Capitol complex which serves as a gathering point for up to 4,000 ...tourists and an expansion space for the US Congress. It is located below the East Front of the Capitol and its plaza, between the Capitol building and 1st Street East. 

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US Holocaust Museum C

UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.

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Vietnam Vets Memorial D

VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL

Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country.

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Washington Monument A

WASHINGTON MONUMENT

Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. 

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White House

THE WHITE HOUSE

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Events

NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2020. Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The Festival produces and coordinates daily events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. Events are primarily free and open to the public.

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Other Attractions, Galleries & U.S. Public Buildings

U.S. SUPREME COURT

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

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NATIONAL ARCHIVES

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AMERICAN ART MUSEUM

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FREER GALLERY OF ART

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HIRSHHORN MUSEUM & SCULPTURE GARDEN

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

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NATIONAL POSTAL MUSEUM

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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION BUILDING - THE CASTLE

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ARLINGTON CEMETERY

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MT. VERNON ESTATE & GARDENS

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NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART

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NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

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WASHINGTON NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

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WASHINGTON, DC SPORTS

CAPITAL ONE ARENA

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CAPITAL CITY GO-GO BASKETBALL (NBA G LEAGUE)

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DC DEFENDERS FOOTBALL (XFL)

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DC UNITED SOCCER (MLS)

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WASHINGTON CAPITALS HOCKEY (NHL)

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WASHINGTON KASTLES WORLD TEAM TENNIS (WTT)

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WASHINGTON MYSTICS BASKETBALL (WNBA)

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WASHINGTON NATIONALS BASEBALL (MLB)

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WASHINGTON REDSKINS FOOTBALL (NFL)

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WASHINGTON WIZARDS BASKETBALL (NBA)

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