Popular Local Attractions

See the Most Popular Arlington Sights

Travel through history and experience the sights and sounds of the most popular D.C. and Arlington attractions. From the White House to the Air and Space Museum, there is so much to be discovered when you stay at the Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima. View our top local destinations to start planning your trip today.

The White House

Head over to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to see one of the country’s most recognizable buildings. Whether you just want to snap a quick picture or take a tour, the White House is certainly a can’t miss destination. 

Capitol Building

Home to the U.S. Congress, the Capitol Building is one of D.C.’s most important buildings. If you want to make a day of it, take the official Capitol tour, visit Exhibition Hall, and watch Congress in session.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

As the 19th and newest addition to the Smithsonian Institution, the NMAAHC is the only national museum exclusively devoted to African American life, history, and culture. Recently opened in 2016, the museum has already become a must-see D.C. attraction.

Lincoln Memorial

Towering over the famous Reflecting Pool sits the iconic Lincoln Memorial. The 19-foot-tall statue of President Lincoln is a wonder to behold and should be at the top of any Washington D.C. itinerary.

Air and Space Museum

Take a journey through time and space when you visit the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. View historic aircrafts and then fly through the cosmos in the state-of-the-art planetarium.

National Mall

Playfully referred to as America’s front yard, the National Mall encompasses many of D.C.’s most photographed buildings and monuments. This is sure to be the first stop on your trip to D.C.

Iwo Jima Memorial/ Arlington National Cemetery

Pay respects to the thousands of Americans that have lost their lives in the name of freedom at the Arlington National Cemetery. Afterwards, visit the world-famous Iwo Jima Memorial, which lies just outside of the cemetery.