We can’t believe that it’s already July and that the 4th is right around the corner. Not sure of what to do in Washington, DC over July 4th? Here are some ideas for things to do in the nation’s capital!

Free Music on the National Mall
On July 4th, head on over to the West Lawn of the Capitol for A Capitol Fourth, which begins at 8pm! This free concert features an all star line up and is a great way to celebrate Independence Day, overlooking the Capitol.
Fireworks!
No Independence Day celebration is complete without a fireworks display and Washington, DC never disappoints! The show typically begins just after nightfall, around 9pm and there are a number of great vantage points all over the city. Our concierge team can suggest the best place to view all the sparkles!
The Feud of the Founding Fathers
Have you heard? Hamilton the musical is in Washington, DC this summer! Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were notorious adversaries when both sat on George Washington’s cabinet, so this summer, these founding fathers are feuding! While visiting Washington, DC you can now follow the footsteps of either founding father, Jefferson or Hamilton. Use our map to tour DC and to view where some of both Hamilton and Jefferson’s greatest achievements have been memorialized.
Tag @thejeffersondc on Instagram with the #FoundingFathersFeud and receive a prize upon your return to the hotel!

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