While it’s hard to believe that the cooler days of fall are already approaching, there are still plenty of fun things to do in Washington DC this summer before the leaves start to turn. Didn’t have a chance to visit this year? It’s never too early to start planning next summer’s vacation, so read on for a look at just seven of the many fun things to do in Washington DC all season long.
1. Visit Smithsonian Museums
Of all the fun things to do in Washington DC, visiting the Smithsonian museums that line the National Mall is an absolute must, especially when you need to escape the intense humidity and heat the summer months can bring. Since these museums are located within easy walking distance of one another, it’s easy to cool off while checking out the National Museum of the American Indian, National Gallery of Art, National Air and Space Museum and more. With so much to see and the added bonus of free admission, what’s not to love?