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Seasonal Things to Do in D.C.

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We’re never lacking for enticing things to do near our downtown DC hotel. We're surrounded by some of the city’s most coveted shops, sites, and restaurants. At our Penn Quarter property near the National Mall and its lineup of Smithsonian museums you'll also find many seasonal things to do to experience DC year-round. From the Cherry Blossom Festival in spring to the many fall activities including the H Street Festival, and the Holiday Market in winter, DC has festivals and events that promise to delight. Below are some activities you definitely won’t want to miss.

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Directly across from our hotel, visit National Portrait Gallery, the museum “where it’s always face time.” Dozens of galleries display stunning portraits that tell “the diverse story of America through leaders, rebels, artists, entrepreneurs, and other prominent personalities who shaped our culture.” Eat lunch in the dazzling Kogod Courtyard; we recommend picking up picnic essentials from the tasty food trucks that line 7th Street. You'll also want to explore the greatest stories of architecture, engineering, and design at one of the city’s most iconic establishments — National Building Museum.