Summertime in Washington, DC means sunny days outside and warm nights that are ideal for dining outside!

    Our historic hotel’s location near the White House is perfect for couples and families wanting to explore the nation’s capital this summer. With so much to see and do in Washington, DC, it's hard to choose a favorite; we suggest packing some sunglasses, some walking shoes, and strolling the surrounding DC neighborhoods; you won't be disappointed!

    New Ways to See Our Nation’s Capital!

    Our exclusive self-guided WHERE’S TOMMY? tour of DC is available any day of the week, visiting eight locations in and around the city of Washington, DC where Thomas Jefferson stands. When you arrive to each of these historic locations, document your presence by taking a picture of character Tommy with your smartphone, and upload to Instagram with the handle @TheJeffersonDC and hashtag #WheresTommyDC and when you return you can unwind and enjoy a treat compliments of our chef and receive a bobble head for completing the entire tour. 


    Want to challenge yourself this summer? Download our Summer Syllabus created by our in house historian, Susan Lagon! Complete half of the classroom assignments or half of the field trips and bring your results to the front desk. Corrected assignments will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles in Quill as a reward!