Washington, DC, the U.S. capital and a place that all citizens should visit at least once in their lifetime. Washington DC does deliver on governmental buildings and monuments but it also delivers on culture, cuisine, and family fun. There is so much to see and do in Washington DC and many of the activities are free, making it a great family-friendly place. The Smithsonian Museums are amazing displays of life and human ingenuity. While these museums are the best known, DC provides many other exceptional museums, such as the Holocast Memorial Museum and Newseum. The Kennedy Center and Ford’s Theatre provides award winning performances for patrons of all ages. For foodies, DC will not disappoint, as the diverse neighborhoods provide an endless array of culinary delights. Take a Potomac River cruise, walk the National Mall, participate in a wide variety of festivals, or visit some of the more than 70 museums and 160 monuments.