Welcome to the National Capital

Nowhere else in the country is US history on such epic display as our National Capital Region. From the emotionally stirring memorials of D.C. to battlefields, parkways, and historic sites in nearby Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, this is a region that has a lot to offer in a relatively small portion of the Mid-Atlantic. For all things National Capital, stay up to date on this page. 

Welcome to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

So, you like cultivated water-loving plants? Well, there’s a national park site for that! In fact, the only one dedicated to such a topic through the National Park Service is located in Washington D.C. Welcome to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens/Photo by Chris Rief

Welcome to the National Capital Region

If you are looking to get your national parks passport stamped, Washington, D.C. and its surrounding areas should be your first stop! Beyond the stamps, this part of the country offers so much to see and experience.