The Hub of America
Washington, D.C., the Capital City of America.
A hub for government, for history, for arts and entertainment. A city rich in culture, in business, and in outdoor recreation. Neoclassical monuments intermingle with modern urban industry and lush landscaping. From all around the nation, people flock to this great city, to taste its fine cuisine, to glimpse its iconic monuments, to experience, just for a moment, the energy that is life in D.C.
Employment Opportunity Abounds
Every day, thousands flood into the city to work. It’s no mystery why so many are drawn here for employment and career opportunities; there are many, and they are varied. Unemployment in D.C. is much lower than the national average.
Government is the largest industry, but it is closely followed by tourism, trade associations, the research industry, education, medicine, publishing, and international finance. What does this mean for residents of D.C.? It means there’s an opportunity for everyone, whether you’re looking to advance a career, start a new career, or branch out in a new direction.
No End to Entertainment
Arts and culture. Museums and monuments. Festivals and Events. Outdoor Recreation. Nightlife. It’s all here, and there’s certainly no shortage of things to do, see, learn, and experience.
Study a Painting, Catch a Show
Appreciate an art exhibit or museum. Enjoy a live theatre performance. Catch a live concert. Get some laughs at a comedy club. From the National Gallery of Art to the 9:30 Club, there’s a spot to find the artistic venue you seek. Ford’s Theatre and AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. Addison/Ripley Fine Art and Washington Performing Arts. Experience big-city art and culture in a way like never before.
Visit a Smithsonian
One of the most famous attractions of D.C. — besides its historical monuments — just might be the acclaimed Smithsonian Institute, a series of museums devoted to specific areas of study. These include, but are certainly not limited to, the National Air and Space Museum, the American Art Museum, the National Museum of American History, and the National Museum of Natural History.
Celebrate with Festivals and Events
From sports to theatre, from parades to ballet, from festivals to fairs, there’s always something going on in the national capital. Some unique festivals include the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Washington is also home to several major sports teams, spanning the NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and the NBA. Whether or not you’re a regular sports fan, catching a game — any game — in the city is an event you won’t want to miss!
Pay Homage at a Memorial or Monument
Home to a plethora of national monuments and memorials, some of the most famous include: Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Pentagon Memorial.
Get Outside and Explore
Though a big and bustling city, Washington D.C. offers plenty of ways to get outside, enjoy the sun and the great outdoors. With miles of extensive hiking and biking trails, including the George Washington Carver Nature Trail, the C&O Canal Towpath, and the Great Falls Park, there’s no excuse not to get out and go exploring. D.C. is also home to a plethora of parks and beautiful green spaces, including the C&O Canal National Historical Park, Great Falls Park, Lafayette Square, Potomac Park, and the National Arboretum.
District of Columbia Public Schools
Served by the District of Columbia Public Schools, residents have access to a school district that seeks to prepare students for life inside and outside of the classroom.
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