Best Indoor Activities to Do in Washington DC

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Washington DC Attractions

Washington DC is known for its diversity along with its wide-ranging ideas, monuments, and memorials. There are many things to do and see in the DC including the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the National Mall, the United States National Arboretum, Rock Creek Park, etc., while touring Washington DC.

Sadly, most of these places are always crowded and cannot be explored during a bad weather. Luckily, there are many indoor activities in the District of Colombia (DC) where you can enjoy irrespective of the chilling rain and the scorching heat. Below are some of the places in Washington where you can enjoy many indoor fun activities anytime.

The Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in the District of Colombia is one of the most beautiful destinations in the city. Step over and experience the Holy Land by touring the historic churches and catacombs here. Furthermore, you can also explore the full-size replicas of shrines of the Holy Land, and feel enchanted while walking through the gardens crammed with more than 1000 roses, beautiful trees, and other native plants.

The tours to the Franciscan Monastery are free of cost; yet note that reservations are required for groups with more than six people. They also conduct workshops, concerts, and drop-in vegetable gardening by the volunteer Franciscan Monastery garden guild, which are worth your time.

The Philips Collection

Philips Collection is an internationally recognized modern art museum in the vibrant DuPont Circle neighborhood of Washington DC. This museum is unique and different from other museums because of its cozy, intimate, and home-like settings. The museum showcases modern art and impressionist paintings of great artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, and many more.

The museum also organizes acclaimed exhibitions, which travel on a national and international level. Additionally, there is a café in the museum alongside a shop that sells a wide range of art related books and games.

The Escape Room

The Escape Room Live in Georgetown is the fun and games venue in Washington where you can enjoy to the core. Here, you and your friends can immerse in the games and puzzles, solving which requires using the clues provided, and escape the movie themed room. You can use your wits, teamwork, problem-solving skills, and deductive reasoning to uncover the clues.

Note that this interactive game is time-based, so you must solve the clues before the time runs out. Some of the games in the Escape Room include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, Titanic, The Curse of Mummy, Friday the 13th, etc.

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