Library of Congress Library of Congress

As the largest library in the world, the Library of Congress is home to millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps, and manuscripts. Whether your research be current or historical, the Library of Congress is prepared to aid you in your intellectual pursuit. The Library of Congress began its history by buying Jefferson's personal collection of 6,427 books, proving that small beginnings can turn into something truly monumental.

National Arboretum National Arboretum

Established in 1927 by the American Congress, the National Arboretum is a historic and breathtaking staple of Washington D.C. As a living museum, the National Arboretum offers repose and awe-inspired wonder for the many gardens, ecosystems, and species for which it houses. Suitable for the young and old, come enjoy the splendor of one of our nation's oldest National Parks.

CityCenter DC CityCenter DC

Home to 30 world-class shops and eateries, CityCenter's outdoor mall is sure to keep you captivated for hours. Shops like Burberry, Gucci, and Dior will please even the most sophisticated of shoppers, and then you can end your shopping excursion with a trip to DC's famous eatery Momofuku. Mayor Adrian Fenty has called CityCenterDC a "live, work and play environment unlike anywhere else."