When staying at the Capitol Hill Hotel, you’re within striking distance of a number of the city and country’s most important sights. For a brief guide of where to go, check out this list of can’t-miss attractions in the neighborhood.
The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is a research library that officially serves the United States Congress, and it’s the oldest federal institution in the country. Come to explore its magnificent domed interior, and mind-blowing catalogue of literature pertaining to our nation’s history and legal system.
The Library of Congress: 101 Independence Ave SE
Supreme Court of the United States
If you want to see where the United States’ biggest legal decisions are made, then Capitol Hill is the right neighborhood to stay in. The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court in the country, and its building is open for the public to visit and tour everyday.
Supreme Court of the United States: 1 First St. NE
The Eastern Market is a neighborhood public market, and one of the best places for foodie travelers in DC to go. From local DC seafood, to Indian food, Vietnamese, Mediterranean, and coffee, there are many tasty treats to sample here.
Eastern Market: 225 7th St. SE
Stanton Park Playground
While Capitol Hill is home to a number of national landmarks, Stanton Park is more of a local treasure. The tree-lined neighborhood favorite features a playground, walkways, and an historic statue of Nathanael Greene. Walkable from Capitol Hill Hotel, it’s a great place to bring the kids during your stay.
Stanton Park Playground: 226 4th St. NE
United States Capitol
The beginning of the National Mall, the United States Capitol is as impressive a national monument as any other building. Its magnificent domed facade is iconic, and it serves as the home of the United States Congress. Tours take place regularly and it’s a must-visit for all first-time Capitol Hill visitors.
United States Capitol: East Capitol St. NE