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Anacostia overview

Anacostia is a romantic getaway distinct for its sports and known for its skyscrapers and historical sites. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Take in some local culture at popular places like Arsenal and Ford's Theater. Popular attractions like United States Capitol and Jefferson Memorial are sure to leave an impression. Anacostia is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Anacostia

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Anacostia has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Anacostia with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Anacostia hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Anacostia hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Anacostia

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from downtown Anacostia. Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 25.7 mi (41.3 km) away.

What to see around Anacostia

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Nationals Park
  • • RFK Stadium
  • • Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
  • • Verizon Center
  • • Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • National Aquarium
  • • Francis Pool
  • • Volta Park
  • • Smithsonian's National Zoo
  • • The Capital Wheel
Memorable for its historical sites, monuments, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Frederick Douglass Historic Site
  • • U.S.S. Sequoia Presidential Yacht
  • • Smithsonian Castle
  • • Cedar Hill
  • • Old Post Office Pavilion
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Eastern Market
  • • Atlantic Shopping Center
  • • Union Station Shopping Center
  • • Fashion Center at Pentagon City
  • • Pentagon Row
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Arsenal
  • • United States Capitol
  • • Jefferson Memorial
  • • Washington Monument
  • • Ford's Theater

When to visit Anacostia

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 28°F night
  • April-June: 88°F day, 42°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 57°F night
  • October-December: 74°F day, 29°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 8.98 inches
  • April-June: 10.83 inches
  • July-September: 10.35 inches
  • October-December: 9.61 inches
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  • Dining
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  • Romantic
  • Historical sites