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Chinatown overview

Chinatown is special for its historical sites, museums, and sports, and known for its monuments and Chinatown. You're sure to enjoy all of the bar and dining options. Families will find plenty of fun at Smithsonian's National Zoo and Six Flags America. Make plans to visit the popular Ford's Theater and United States Capitol. A family-friendly area, Chinatown also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Chinatown

A welcoming city for all, Chinatown has a variety of lodging options. There are 664 hotels in the Chinatown area and you can shop as many as 146 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 106 2-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night
  • • 302 3-star hotels with an average price of $84 per night
  • • 200 4-star hotels with an average price of $94 per night
  • • 20 5-star hotels with an average price of $179 per night

How to get to Chinatown

Fly in to Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from downtown Chinatown. Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away. Gallery Place Chinatown Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Chinatown

Museums and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture
  • • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • • Sidney Harman Hall
  • • National Portrait Gallery
  • • International Spy Museum
Memorable for its Chinatown, historical sites, monuments, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Friendship Arch
  • • National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
  • • Peterson House
  • • United States Navy Memorial
  • • Old Post Office Pavilion
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Union Station Shopping Center
  • • Eastern Market
  • • Georgetown Park
  • • Cady's Alley
  • • Fashion Center at Pentagon City
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Ford's Theater
  • • United States Capitol
  • • White House
  • • Washington Monument
  • • George Washington University

When to visit Chinatown

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

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