16 Best  Free Activities to Do in Washington, D.C.

With a wide range of accommodation options, a great mass transportation system even from the suburbs, and mostly free attractions, take a look at what the country’s capital city offers.

If you are looking for free things to do in Washington DC for adults, couples, solo travelers, or kids, there are many budget-friendly activities to pick from.

The Capitol Building

If you want to see the Capitol building, head over to First St SW. It is open to the public and completely free.

U.S. Botanical Garden

Located at 100 Maryland Ave SW, the Botanical Garden is a fun place to visit.

American Indian Museum

Explore other exhibits explaining their role in the armed forces, treaties with the U.S., information about different tribes, and more.

Air and Space Museum

The Air and Space Museum has been touted as “one of the most popular museums in the world.”

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

You will find both ongoing and temporary exhibits of some of the most significant collections of twentieth-century artwork.

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