When you're planning a visit to "The Capital of the World," make sure you set aside enough time to visit everything. From the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, D.C. has dozens of must-see monuments and museums. If you're looking to learn a little more about Washington D.C.'s fascinating past, stay at hotels near the Catholic University of America, and get ready to brush up on your U.S. History.
Catholic University of America
Start your adventure at Catholic University of America (CMU), a private four-year university near the heart of Washington, D.C. The Catholic Church founded the school and the architecture reflects this, making the campus exquisitely beautiful. If you're visiting in fall, be sure to root for the Cardinals—CMU's beloved team mascot—while watching a football game. You can also catch a show at Hartke Theater or a concert at Ward Recital Hall. Whether you see a concert, musical, or play, you're in for a magnificent performance. If you're on the lookout for a place to rest, then you're in luck! It's not hard to find great hotels close to the Catholic University of America.
Are you excited to see the sights in D.C.? After your tour of the campus, be sure to see President Lincoln's Cottage. This historic home is where Lincoln sometimes lived during the Civil War, and it's only a short walk away. Afterwards, go to the nearby Smithsonian National Zoological Park to check out all the animals. As a bonus, the zoo is free and open 364 days a year. Then you can get some sleep at one of the impeccable hotels in Washington D.C.
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