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Things To Do in D.C.


Washington, D.C., was founded on July 16, 1790. It's a unique historical place among American cities because it was thoroughly planned for the national capital and needed to be distinct from the states.

After more than 200 years as the nation's capital, Washington has developed as a complex and layered city with a distinctive character: a town for locals, an international center of power, and a fantastic place to visit.

Plan your visit by exploring attractions, food, historic neighborhoods, and events in D.C. below.

Nearby Stores, Metro Stations, Attractions, and More

Students will live in Meridian at Mt Vernon Triangle while in the program. Meridian offers furnished apartments with various amenities, including a fitness center, rooftop pool, sky bridge to a lounge, etc.

It is located in the heart of Washington, DC, near the Mount Vernon, Gallery Place, and Judiciary Square metro stations, ensuring you can quickly reach all the local hotspots. You’ll also have easy access to the United States Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and all the extraordinary museums of Washington, DC.

See a map of Meridian, the nearby stores, attractions, and more below.