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Where We Work - Washington, DC

Welcome to the cosmopolitan city of Washington, DC - our Nation's Capital - where the diversity of our nation's people comes together as one, represented in the communities that sprawl out through Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Among the city's many historic buildings, museums and monuments, you'll find modern, elegant shopping venues, international cuisine and world-class fine and performing arts.

The landscape provides for lush, green vegetation and gently rolling hills, with cooling breezes that temper the air along the Potomac River in summer. In winter, DC's stonework architecture and National Christmas Tree become wrapped in a light blanket of snow. In spring, enjoy the blooms on display at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

Families seek out the wild side of DC at the National Zoo, and the thrill rides of area theme parks, such as Paramount's King's Dominion.

Step back into history to discover what life was like when George Washington and Thomas Jefferson lived here, at Mount Vernon or Monticello. Travel a little further south to experience the living history of Jamestown or Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Or, take a stroll along the boardwalk of Baltimore, to visit its popular aquarium.

DC 's multicultural activities and sights are all made easily accessible by the city's Metro transportation system. It's a legendary, world-class city ready and waiting to be explored.

For more information on our Nation's Capital, and living in the DC metro area, follow these links:

Washington, DC Convention & Visitors Association
DC Chamber of Commerce