Washington DC activities are as varied as the city's inhabitants—and this is a city with more embassies (176) than Starbucks locations. So where do the visiting diplomats from Mexico, Canada, and France spend their free time? They explore local arts and culture, whether it’s taking in a bit of DC improv with the Capitol Steps or checking out one of the many museums in DC, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and National Air and Space Museum. If you’re still stuck for ideas, grab some Washington Monument tickets, head the 333 feet to the top, and look out upon the city landscape to find your next outing idea.

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