Located in the heart of Washington, DC, near the White House, we encourage guests to take advantage of the many historical treasures that our nation’s capital has to offer. Spend the day shopping in Georgetown, visiting the White House, or exploring nearby Dupont Circle. Our concierge is happy to make suggestions regarding seasonal highlights and things to do during your visit to Washington, DC.

    A complimentary house car is available on a first come basis within city limits and is drop-off only.

    This service is available:

    Monday through Friday from 7:00am - 10:00am

    Monday through Saturday from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

    Please note that this service is not available on Sunday.

  1. Explore DC

    National Zoo

    Cuddly giant pandas, enormous Asian elephants, gregarious gorillas and more than 2,000 other animals make the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park a guaranteed hit with adults and children of all ages.

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    United States Capitol Building

    No visit to Washington, D.C. would be complete without walking through the hallowed halls of the United States Capitol.

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    Smithsonian Institution

    The Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.

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    National Mall

    From the 555-foot obelisk dedicated to George Washington to the Jefferson Memorial serenely situated on the Tidal Basin’s south shore, monuments and memorials have long made Washington one of the world’s most attractive capitals.

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    Nestled beyond the trendy restaurants, designer shops and lively bars, you’ll find picturesque gardens, historic house museums and a healthy helping of political intrigue.

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    National Cathedral

    This strikingly gorgeous Gothic church is the world’s sixth largest cathedral and wows with a 30-story central tower, 112 gargoyles and 231 stained-glass windows.

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    Kennedy Center

    The Kennedy Center is dedicated to fulfilling President Kennedy's vision by producing and presenting an unmatched variety of theater and musicals, dance and ballet, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, world and folk music, and multi-media performances for all ages.

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    Arlington National Cemetery

    From the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where an honor guard keeps watch every minute of every hour of every day, to the burial site of President John F. Kennedy, Arlington National Cemetery offers a poignant glimpse of history.

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    Spy Museum

    Spies are cool, and so are KGB lipstick pistols and invisible-ink letters. Be sure to check out the exhibit on the Navajo code talkers and the history of spying going back to Moses.

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    Library of Congress

    Explore the largest library in the world, consisting of three buildings located on Capitol Hill that house more than 151 million items in 470 languages, with some 7000 items added daily.

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    Explore and go inside some of the most momentous occasions in world history with opportunities to touch a large section of the Berlin Wall, see a crumpled antenna from the World Trade Center, and so much more.

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    National Gallery of Art

    Raphael, Botticelli, Degas, Picasso, Pollock… masterpiece after masterpiece lines the walls of the National Gallery of Art.

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    Exploration of Historical Proportions

    Meet in the hotel’s Book Room Saturday mornings from 9:00am–1:00pm to learn about our namesake, Thomas Jefferson. A great resource before heading out on your WHERE'S TOMMY?* Instagram adventure!

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    Let Us Take You on a Wineventure

    The Jefferson, DC features over 1,300 labels of wine across the hotel's three dining outlets. Reserve your table at Plume today to take your own wineventure, sampling some of the best wines in the region and in the country.

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