If you're a lover of politics and history, you'll feel right at home in Washington, D.C. The U.S. capital city is not only historically rich, but also is gorgeous—located right on the historic Potomac River. You'll have innumerable sights to fill your trip, and with so many hotels near the Pentagon, you can be at the center of all the activity.
Headquartering the U.S. Department of Defense, the Pentagon is a sprawling and fascinating building and the largest office building in the world. You can take a tour of this massive powerhouse and see the inner workings of this branch of the U.S. government. You'll also see sights like the Hall of Heroes—a memorial dedicated to over 3,000 Medal of Honor recipients. With so many hotels by the Pentagon, you'll be able to easily visit this must-see spot.
When you've finished your Pentagon tour, there are a number of other important sights in Washington, D.C. that you won't want to miss. Head just east and you'll land right at the National Mall. Don't be fooled by the name—it's not a shopping center, it's a park that houses the Lincoln Memorial, Reflecting Pool, and the Washington Monument. You're also not far off from the White House. After your sightseeing adventures, head just a little north of the National Mall to find a variety of cuisines, from Southern to Asian and Indian. Booking packages to Washington, D.C. makes it easy for you to catch all these sights and sample all the flavors of this incredible city.
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Ready for an edifying and unforgettable adventure? Visit Washington, D.C. for sights that you and your family will treasure forever. With so many hotels close to the Pentagon, you'll have no trouble finding accommodations. And, with Travelocity booking your flight to Washington, D.C., your trip couldn't be easier. You can even get mobile exclusive deals when you download the Travelocity app.