Explore Washington, DC

Explore Washington, DC

About DC

Bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia, Washington, DC is a compact city full of history, art, and culture. There is an endless amount of attractions to see in the nation's capital. Luckily, DC is easily navigable and has one of the safest, cleanest transportation systems in the world.

Shop the day away, spend some time outside in DC's gardens and parks, grab a quick bite to eat, or visit any of the multitudes of famous museums, monuments, and memorials. We encourage you to get as much as you can out of your experience at DC Vet!

Things to Do

The Capital Wheel

Ride the Capital Wheel

Experience breathtaking views of National Harbor, the Washington Monument, City of Alexandria, Masonic Temple, Georgetown, and more, from 180 feet above the Potomac River.

Show your DC Vet badge to the Capital Wheel ticket booth for a 20% discount on your ride. 


National Mall

Walk the National Mall

Enjoy a nice walk through America's most visited national park, taking in the history and scenery of America’s front yard.

146 acres of historic promenade with a number of memorials, museums, and attractions along grassy lawns and pathways.


Whiskey​​​​​​​ Rebellion Trail Ivy City Pass

Whiskey Rebellion Trail 

Looking into to expand your American whiskey knowledge? Explore a rich history of craft distilling while in DC.

Try a taster at the four distilleries with the DC's Ivy City: 1 Day Passport*. Take $5 off this pass with code DCVET2020.

*Please note: passes are valid for 90 days from purchase. 


Dupont Circle fountain. Photo courtesy of washington.org

Visit Dupont Circle

This DC neighborhood is known for its lively dining and nightlife.

There are a variety of boutique shops and bookstores to enjoy, as well as the Dupont Circle fountain where you can picnic or sit and relax.

Take time to explore the area and have some fun.