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Capitol View overview

Capitol View is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and known for its monuments and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and dining options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial. United States Capitol and Ford's Theater are popular places to visit. Capitol View is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Capitol View

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Capitol View has accommodations to fit every need. There are 632 hotels in the Capitol View area and you can shop as many as 149 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 100 2-star hotels with an average price of $59 per night
  • • 277 3-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night
  • • 199 4-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night
  • • 20 5-star hotels with an average price of $179 per night

How to get to Capitol View

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 7 mi (11.3 km) from downtown Capitol View. Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) is the next closest major airport, 24.3 mi (39 km) away.

What to see around Capitol View

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • National Aquarium
  • • Smithsonian's National Zoo
  • • Francis Pool
  • • Volta Park
  • • Goddard Visitor Center
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Anacostia Museum
  • • Sewall-Belmont House and Museum
  • • National Postal Museum
  • • DC Fire and EMS Museum
  • • Lillian and Albert Small Jewish Museum
Distinguished for its monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Congressional Cemetery
  • • Columbus Circle
  • • Columbus Memorial Fountain
  • • National Japanese American Memorial
  • • Bartholdi Fountain
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Eastern Market
  • • Union Station Shopping Center
  • • Fashion Center at Pentagon City
  • • Georgetown Park
  • • Pentagon Row
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • United States Capitol
  • • Ford's Theater
  • • Washington Monument
  • • Jefferson Memorial
  • • White House

When to visit Capitol View

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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: 8.9 inches
  • • April-June: 10.8 inches
  • • July-September: 10.4 inches
  • • October-December: 9.6 inches