The National Mall, a national park, is a famous 2-mile long tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly boulevard in Washington, D.C.
The West End is the western section of downtown, including the central business district, sometimes known as Golden Triangle or, simply, K St, along with the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The White House and its grounds function as a barrier between the East End and the West End, with the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Ave closed to motorists.
Shaw is a neighborhood in north-central Washington DC just east of Dupont Circle and south of Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights.
Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant are adjoining neighborhoods in north-central Washington DC just east of Adams Morgan and north of Shaw. Columbia Heights is east of 16th Street and Mt.
Adams Morgan, Mount Pleasant, and Columbia Heights are three bordering neighborhoods in Washington DC, each with a different character, but united in an unmistakable sense of dynamism, diversity, youth, and nightlife.
Adams Morgan is a neighborhood in north-central Washington DC just west of Columbia Heights and north of Shaw.
thumb|350px|Healy Hall, of Georgetown University, rising above the Car Barn, a former trolley car depot, across the Key Bridge
The Waterfront lies just south of the National Mall but despite its attractions and close-in location, is overlooked by most visitors to the city. Don't make this mistake; walk down to the Municipal Fish Market and have some seafood!
Arlington County, more commonly known simply as Arlington, is an urban county in Northern Virginia, directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C..
Takoma Park is in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington D.
Silver Spring is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Bethesda is an unincorprated city in Montgomery County in the state of Maryland. It is 1.
Hyattsville is a city in Prince George's County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington, D.
College Park is in Prince George's County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington D.
Falls Church is a community in Northern Virginia, encompassing the independent City of Falls Church plus the neighborhoods of Seven Corners and West Falls Church in Fairfax County and East Falls Church in Arlington County. Falls Church is home to the largest Vietnamese community on the East Coast, and visitors can enjoy a great variety of international cuisine.
Wheaton is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington D.
thumb|250px|George Washington's Mansion, on his Mount Vernon estate
Glenmont is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington D.
Camp Springs is an unincorporated area in Prince George's County, Maryland.
Beltsville is in Prince George's County in the Capital Region of Maryland.
Tysons Corner is in Fairfax County, Northern Virginia. It is best known for its shopping malls and restaurants.
Colesville-Burtonsville is a suburban area in the east of Montgomery County, Maryland. Most of these neighborhoods, while not officially part of Silver Spring, consider themselves to be neighborhoods of that larger city.
thumb|350px|A branch of the Potomac running through the rocks at Great Falls
Vienna is a city in the US state of Virginia, not far from Washington, D.C..
Fairfax County is a suburb of Washington, DC, in Virginia. It borders the small urban county of Arlington and the historic city of Alexandria.
Olney, along with its smaller neighbors Sandy Spring and Brookeville, lies in the northeast of Montgomery County, Maryland. All three are quiet, wealthy towns and exurbs of Washington, D.
Lorton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Great Falls in Virginia, within the United States of America. It's a city though the overwhelming majority of it is residential.
Fairfax, nicknamed Fairfax City by the locals, is an incorporated city, and the county seat of Fairfax County, in the state of Virginia. The city has roots dating back to the 1700s.
Reston is in Virginia, United States of America) and is located 20 miles west of Washington DC. The current population of Reston is approximately 60,000 people.
Woodbridge is a town in Prince William County and suburb of Washington, D.C.
Maryland on the Mid-Atlantic, nicknamed America in Miniature, has a little bit of everything: both sea and mountain, urban and rural, historic and modern. It ranges from some of the nation's most densely populated areas around Washington, D.
Herndon is a town in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C..
Germantown is an unincorporated city in the Capital Region of Maryland.
Chantilly is a city located in Fairfax County, Virginia near the Dulles International Airport. The Steven F.
Columbia is a planned city in Howard County, Central Maryland. It differs strongly from most notions of what constitutes a "city," as the planner divided the densely populated, but decidedly suburban in character, city into ten "villages," each of which are divided into several neighborhoods, leaving the city with a less obvious center.
Sterling is in Loudoun County Virginia, within the United States of America.
Centreville is a unincorporated city in Fairfax County. The population was 48,661 as of the 2000 census, and the city is approximately 20 miles from Washington, DC.
Rural Montgomery County, Maryland, is a fairly oddball choice for a trip, as people generally don't think to visit the countryside so close to the metropolis just southeast. It gets a fair amount of visitor traffic nonetheless, simply because it is so easy for residents of the close-in Montgomery County D.
Ellicot City is a wealthy suburb of Baltimore, with a long and well-preserved history, and is often ranked one of the top towns to live in the country.
Quantico is a military base and town in eastern Prince William County, Northern Virginia, situated on the Potomac River.
Triangle is an unincorporated community (pop 5,500) in Prince William County in Northern Virginia.
Manassas is a small city in northern Virginia with a strong Civil War presence.
Arbutus, Baltimore County, Maryland is a town known for its blue-collar atmosphere. It's a quaint town just outside the city limits of Baltimore established in 1956.
Woodlawn is a town in Maryland. It is home to both the headquarters of the Social Security Administration (SSA) as well as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
West Baltimore is a huge section of the city notorious for violent and other drug-related crime, but also for its unique culture, endless streets of old Baltimore rowhouses with their marble stoops, and sprawling parklands.
Aquia Harbour is in Stafford County, Virginia. It might be incorrect to call it a major tourist destination.
Leesburg is in Loudoun County, Virginia, within the United States of America.
Baltimore is a village on Ireland's southwest coast in West Cork. Baltimore Harbour is a large, well sheltered natural harbour and is very popular with sailors.
The Inner Harbor is the heart of Baltimore, and the standard-bearer of its industrial and maritime heritage. In the 1950s, the area became an industrial wasteland and the buildings were eventually replaced with parkland for public uses and events.
Baltimore is a popular tourist destination in Maryland, in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, near Washington, D.C.
Fells Point is a historic maritime neighborhood east of Baltimore's Inner Harbor area that contains the city's densest collection of pubs, bars, and restaurants (good ones, that is).
Stafford is the county seat of Stafford County, Virginia. Aside from that designation, there is little of distinction here.
North Baltimore is a large section of the city sprawling north towards Towson, and is home to Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus.
Loudoun County in the state of Virginia is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, yet it still offers lots of charm to those who visit. Many visitors touch down in the Dulles International Airport.
Frederick is the county seat, largest city, and commercial and geographic center of Frederick County, Maryland.
Cobb Island is a small town at the end of the Cobb Neck in Southern Maryland.
Towson is an unincorporated city in Central Maryland. It is located directly north of Baltimore City and is the county seat of Baltimore County.
Baltimore County surrounds (but does not include) the City of Baltimore, in Central Maryland. It is a very populous county, filled with independent suburbs of Baltimore, whose populations surged during the white flight of the 1960s from the city in the face of desegregation and the riots of 1968.
Westminster is the county seat of Carroll County in Central Maryland.