Welcome to Washington, DC: Start Planning Your Trip to GAPNA’s Annual Conference!
Monuments and memorials, eclectic neighborhoods, true local flavor – Washington, DC is a place unlike any other.
It’s your home away from home with free museums and America’s front yard. Plan your trip to the nation’s capital during GAPNA’s Annual Conference, September 26-29, 2018 by checking out all the things to do, places to eat, and ways to have fun.
Endless Things to Do
Washington, DC, has fun activities and attractions for every kind of visitor. During your visit to the nation’s capital, choose from world-class cultural events, a vibrant (and delicious) dining scene, museums packed with history, and so much more. No city provides as many world-class activities for free as Washington, DC. Welcome to the “Capital of Free!”
Washington, DC, offers attractions and activities for every visitor, whether traveling on a budget or looking for added value. With unmatched access to incredible free museums, monuments, memorials, and one-of-a-kind events, DC is in a class by itself.
From food and wine to cultural events to American history, you can find it all in DC. It’s easy to ride the Metro or hop on a bike and explore all that DC has to offer.
Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, paddle on the Potomac River, or sit back on a double-decker tour bus and soak up some history. Local shops, funky marketplaces, and people-watching hot spots beckon by midday, as nighttime gives way to multi-course dinners and drinks from local breweries. However you spend your time during GAPNA’s Annual Conference, make it count!
Dig in to one of the country’s hottest restaurant scenes; the nation’s capital is a can’t-miss culinary destination. When you visit Washington, DC, you’ll experience a dining scene as colorful and eclectic as America itself.
The District is rolling in accolades from the Michelin Guide and was named restaurant city of the year by Bon Appétit and hottest food city by Zagat in 2016. That means you can expect each meal at every restaurant to be different. From crave-worthy dishes served by celebrity chefs to chili-smothered half-smokes served at a diner, DC’s local flavor has one thing in common – it’s all delicious!
Arts & Culture
The backbone of the city is built on arts and culture. Enjoy awe-inspiring art galleries, unmatched museums, thriving performing arts and music scenes, and so much more.
Make your own discoveries in the neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Locals know the difference between Washington and DC. The latter is a city made up of neighborhoods, where people live and visit, where restaurants and pubs buzz, where cabs are hailed, hotels are busy, and friends laugh. No politics. No power plays. No problem.
There’s so much to love about each one of DC’s neighborhoods, from history on Capitol Hill and high-end boutiques in Georgetown to performing arts in Penn Quarter and a 24-hour diner in Adams Morgan. Get familiar with the lay of the land and find your place in DC.
To help plan your visit, get more info for these and other attractions and events at https://washington.org
Plan your trip to the nation’s capital during GAPNA’s Annual Conference, September 26-29, 2018 by checking out all the things to do, places to eat, and ways to have fun.