Visiting Washington

How to Get Here and Around Town


Baltimore/Washington International Airport
General Information: (410) 859-7111 or 800-I FLY BWI
BWI Amtrak/MARC Station: (410) 672-6169
Lost and Found: (410) 859-7387

Dulles International Airport
General Information: (703) 572-2700
Lost and Found: (703) 572-8479
Washington Flyer Taxi: (703) 572-6240
Washington Flyer Silver Line Express and Shared-Ride Van Services: (888) 927-4359
Travelers Aid Desk (Main Terminal): (703) 572-8296
Travelers Aid Desk (International Desk): (703) 572-2536

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
General Information: (703) 417-8000
Lost and Found: (703) 417-0110
Ground Transportation: (703) 417-7275
Travelers Aid Desk (Terminal A): (703) 417-3972
Travelers Aid Desk (Terminal B/C): (703) 417-1806

Public Transportation and Tour Providers

Metrorail (Subway)
Metro Information: (202) 637-7000 (Metrobus and rail schedules, fares, parking).
Lost and Found: (202) 962-1195
Rail Hours: 5am-11:30pm (Monday-Thursday), 5am-1am (Friday), 7am-1am (Saturday), 8am-11pm (Sunday). Metro operates on a different service schedule on certain holidays and events.

Metro Information: (202) 637-7000 (Metrobus and rail schedules, fares, parking).
Lost and Found: (202) 962-1195

DC Duck Tours
General Information: (855) 969-0828
Tour Hours: DC Duck Land and Water Tours operates daily, from 10:00am-4:00pm, and departs hourly from Union Station. They are closed on some holidays.

Helpful Maps

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Map of the Mall

Washington, D.C. Sightseeing Map

Map of the DC Metro System

What to Do and See in Washington D.C. 

There is so much to do and see in Washington that half the challenge is just figuring out where you want to go. This page will help. 

Here you'll find information on a host of attractions that will assist you in deciding whether you want to spend precious time visiting them. 

You'll also find a page with handy maps that can get you from here to there. Enjoy!



  • The U.S. Capitol
    Tickets can be booked through the Capitol Visitor Center or through our office.
    CVC: (202) 226-8000
    Senator Enzi’s Front Office: (202) 224-3424

The Capitol Visitor Center is open to visitors from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and on Inauguration Day.

  • The White House
    Please note that public tour requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress. Call our front office to book a tour at least three months in advance.
    Senator Enzi’s Front Office: (202) 224-3424

These self-guided tours are available from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays (excluding federal holidays or unless otherwise noted).  

The Washington Monument is closed until the spring of 2019, but can still be admired from the walkways around it.