Top 10 things to do in Washington DC in 2022

Today I am going to give you a personal briefing on the best 10 things you can do here in Washington DC

Whether you are planning to live here and travel through, this will hopefully help you out tremendously

Things to do in Washington DC
  1. Catacombs of Washington, DC
  • The Catacombs of Washington, DC are located underneath The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America ( 1400 Quincy St NE, Washington, DC 20017 ) 
  • I’m surprised by how many don’t know about this amazing place!
  • If you haven’t seen it you should absolutely go check it out. Heck, even if you have seen this magical wonderland in all its glory, go check it out again!
  • Don’t worry, The Catacombs are open from 5 am to 9 pm even during Covid-19
  • You’ll be elated to hear that visiting the Catacombs of Washington, DC is totally free!
  • For things to do in Washington DC, you cannot beat a free trip to the Catacombs
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Things to do in Washington DC
  1. DuPont Underground
  • If you love art, this one is for you. This is basically an underground art gallery, with all different types of art. 
  • This is in my opinion one of the coolest ways to showcase art that I’ve ever seen
  • There is one little thing I must add here. You should always find out if they’re available because they’re not always open
  • You’ll never forget coming to this secret little underground art cave, it’s unspeakably unique
  •  If you’re wondering where it’s located it’s at 19 Dupont Cir NW, Washington, DC 20036
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Things to do in Washington DC
  1. East Potomac Park
  • This will be the first environment on the list that isn’t exactly hidden but you can bet it’s a magical location
  • If you enjoy relaxing on benches, bicycling, or talking to locals this spot will be largely bountiful for your spirit
  • Given its name, it’s directly beside The Potomac River so you can bet that it has beautiful sunsets. The beautiful fresh air will force your subconscious into entering the best memories of your life
  • East Potomac Park is also known as Hains Point 
  • If you’re a big titanic fan, there’s a Titanic memorial directly across the right side of The East Potomac Park
  • My favorite thing to do in this park is to relax on a bench and evoke some spiritual meditation
  • You can find The East Potomac Park at Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024
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National Mall, memorial parks
  1. National Mall – Memorial Parks
  • Here you’ll have access to a lot of memorials, including The Lincoln Memorial and the World War 2 memorial
  •  I cherish sitting in this elegant park, directly in front of the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool
  • You’ll have some wonderful times wandering around this area, I can give you that much
  • As of writing this, the memorials are open during Covid-19
  • It’s not too difficult to take intriguing sunset photos in this location, the area is magnificent
  • You can find The National Mall right behind The Lincoln Memorial
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Captain Gregory's hidden bar
  1. Captain Gregory’s Hidden Bar
  • There’s a secret entrance through a donut shop! What genius thought of the idea to get to a bar you’d go through a wonderful little donut shop?
  • Once you get inside the donut shop you’ll have to ring a ship’s bell and then if you did everything correctly, you’ll suddenly see a magical door appear!
  • For things to do in Washington DC this is an absolute must
  • You can find the location at 804 N Henry St, Alexandria, VA 22314
  • You don’t usually have to make reservations considering it’s top secret and the hours are usually from 5:00 am to 9:30 pm
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The sacred white house
  1. Constitution Gardens
  • This is another place for times of eating and pure unbridled relaxation
  • Warning: You may come here and quickly spend the entire day de-stressing, enjoy it.
  • A list of things to do in Washington DC would be unfulfilled without the vibrant atmosphere of the Constitution Gardens
  • This may be the most picturesque environment in all of Washington DC, many people actually purpose to their significant other here. The view you have of the Washington Monument is simply out of this world, if you catch the sunset here you’ll immediately transcend into a higher level of being
  •  You don’t have to worry about timing because The Constitution Gardens are open 24/7. Just don’t try to open a tent, you may wake up to an exasperated official
  • Okay this is the last tranquility spot
  • The Constitution Gardens are located at Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20024
  • The Gardens are open 24/7
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Lincoln Memorial
  1. Lincoln Memorial 
  • Okay, I’m just kidding, this is another peaceful spot. However, it’s pretty historical
  • The Lincoln Memorial has such a special place in my heart
  • Historically you should visit the Lincoln Memorial. However, this is another overall fabulous relaxation spot.
  • Make sure you go up to the beginning of the Lincoln Memorial and instead of going inside go off to the side towards the back. This is one of my favorite spots to relax in all of Washington DC. An unbelievable amount of people don’t know about it
  • Did you know there’s a room underneath the Lincoln Memorial? It’s an enormous cave and even has stalactites in it
  • You can find the Lincoln Memorial at 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20002
  • The Lincoln Memorial is open 24/7
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  1. President Lincoln’s Cottage
  • For quite a while Lincoln stayed here during his presidency 
  • This is such a historically pleasing area. Especially when you realize all of the great things Lincoln did while he was staying here. He met with very important allies, and wounded soldiers.
  • This is the dwelling where Lincoln formed the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • You must visit Lincoln’s Cottage to get that magical feeling of being in such a historically important area
  • You can visit Lincoln’s Cottage at 140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington, DC 20011
  • The cottage is usually open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy JFK gravesite
  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Gravesite
  • I bring you another very historic area in the city of Washington, DC
  • The vibrations that will tremor through your body as you maneuver around JFK’s gravesite are unexplainable. 
  • When you walk here, the minute you see that eternal flame everything changes. You start getting nostalgic about things you didn’t even know you were nostalgic about
  • The eternal flame is a symbol of everlasting life. JFK was a world war 2 veteran and the only president in history to receive the purple heart. Kennedy had a badly injured back, his boat sank, with his teeth he pulled a life jacket strap attached to a very badly burned crew member and swam three miles to get him to safety
  • The location of John F. Kennedy’s gravesite is at 1 Sheridan Dr, Fort Myer, VA 22211
  • The visiting hours are 8 am to 5 pm 
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Beautiful church in DC
  1. Drug Enforcement Administration Museum 
  • I bet you didn’t see this one coming, did ya? 
  • This museum might not be for all of you, but if you have any interest in how the DEA works or seeing the ‘goods’ this museum will work wonders on your psyche
  • This museum tells the entire connection between the United States and drugs.
  • You’ll get to hear very interesting stories dealing with criminals, and drug-induced roll ins with the law
  • If you come here, you’re going to love all of the artifacts that the DEA museum has in store for you
  • The museum is located at 700 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Besides Sunday and Monday (they are closed), you can visit the DEA museum from 10 am to 4 pm
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Here’s a complimentary timelapse video I took in Washington, DC