Senator Heidi Heitkamp United States Senator for North Dakota

Other DC Attractions

Arlington Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery is a tribute to the service and sacrifice of every individual put to rest within its sacred grounds. It has 634 acres of rolling hills, century old trees and breathtaking gardens. Visit website here. 

Ford's Theatre

Ford's Theatre is a working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center dedicated to the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about President Lincoln's assassination, the the Civil War, and examine Lincoln's legacy. Visit website here.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park

Dedicated to the legacy and accomplishments of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, this park consists of four outdoor rooms to represent each of his terms of office, sculptures inspired by photos, scenes from the Great Depression, and one of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Visit website here. 

Korean War Veterans Memorial

The Korean War Veterans Memorial was created to honor the men and women who selflessly served our nation during the Korean War. The memorial consists of a polished granite wall with photographic images of troops who supported those who fought in the war. Visit website here.

Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial is a national monument dedicated to President Abraham Lincoln. Visit website here.

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon was home to the first president of the United States, George Washington, and his wife, Martha. Guests can visit the Mansion, several original structures, George Washington's tomb, and almost 50 acres of his land. Visit website here. 

National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is home to the world's most significant collection of space and aviation artifacts.  It's exhibits include human flight and all relevant works of art and archival materials. Visit website here.

National Archives

The Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence are all permanently housed at the National Archives, as well as over 1,000 National Archives holdings records. Visit website here.

National Cathedral

The Cathedral has been a sacred place for our country in times of celebration, sorrow, and crisis. It is a ministry for people of all faiths and perspectives and is considered a spiritual resource for our country. Visit website here.

National Mall

At one end of the National Mall visitors will find the United States Capitol, and on the other end, the Lincoln Memorial. It consists of Smithsonian Museums and national monuments. Visit website here. 

National Museum of African Art

The National Museum of African Art is a museum that focuses on the appreciation of Africa's visual arts. Visit website here

National Museum of the American Indian

The National Museum of the American Indian is home to one of the world's largest collections of Native artifacts, exhibition galleries, spaces for performances, lectures and symposia, education and research. Visit website here.

National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History contains collections and displays of everything from Dorthoy's red slippers in the Wizard of Oz to uniforms our veterans protected our country in. It takes visitors back in time through historic American events. View website here. 

National Museum of Natural History

In the National Museum of Natural History, visitors will find collections and exhibits highlighting under water life, dinosaurs, the evolution of man and many more inspiring displays about the natural world. Visit website here.

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery contains portraits of remarkable Americans that have left, and are leaving, their mark on our country and culture. Visit website here. 

National Postal Museum

Tours of the National Postal Museum highlight the changing and interesting exhibts and collections about the history of the United States postal system. Visit website here. 

National Zoo

The National Zoo is the world's largest museum and research complex.  It is 163 acres, and is home to nearly 400 different species. Visit website here. 


The Pentagon is the Headquarters of the Department of Defense. Tours highlight the respective missions of the five Armed Services, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff. Visit website here. 

Smithsonian Institute

The Smithsonian Institute is the world's largest research complex and museum.Visit website here. 

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial is dedicated to the third president of the United States, and an American Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson. A statue of Jefferson in the center of the Memorial faces towards the Potomac River Tidal Basin. Visit website here. 

U.S. Botanic Garden

The U.S. Botanic Garden is a living plant museum that educates visitors about the irreplaceable value and importance of plants to Earth's fragile ecosystems and the well-being of humans. Visit website here. 

U.S. Supreme Court

 Visitors can experience educational programs, including Courtroom lectures, a film, and exhibitions. Visit website here. 

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Holocaust Memorial Museum contains artifacts, devasting stories from the Holocaust and an unforgettable experience for visitors. Visit website here. 

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial consists of a large wall with the names of men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our nation during the Vietnam War. Visit website here. 

Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is a trademark of the Washington D.C. skyline. It honors America's founding father, George Washington and is located on the National Mall. Visit website here.

WWII Memorial

The WWII Memorial is located on the National Mall and is a reminder of the unity, sacrifice and service of a unique generations of Americans. It contains pillars for all states and territories involved, as well as a gold starts symbolizing all who lost their lives serving our country. Visit website here.