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Smithsonian's National Zoo is located in a historic area of Washington known for its notable monuments and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 528 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.
Staying Near Smithsonian's National Zoo
You can choose from 72 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Smithsonian's National Zoo, including these picks:
- Omni Shoreham Hotel: With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and a health club, along with an in-room MP3 dock. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and central location.
- Washington Hilton: With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 4 restaurants and an outdoor pool, along with WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and central location.
- Washington Marriott Wardman Park: This 4-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and proximity to the airport.
Things to See and Do Near Smithsonian's National Zoo
While you're in town visiting Smithsonian's National Zoo, you can explore everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at International Spy Museum, National Museum of American History, or National Museum of Natural History. Explore notable local landmarks like Washington National Cathedral, White House, and Lincoln Memorial. You can check out the local talent at Warner Theatre, National Theatre, and Ford's Theater.
George Washington University, Georgetown University, and Kennedy Center are a few additional nearby sights. You might also stop by Capital One Arena, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from Smithsonian's National Zoo, or Washington Monument which is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.
Traveling around Smithsonian's National Zoo
You can walk to nearby metro stations including Cleveland Park Station, Van Ness-UDC Station, and Woodley Park-Zoo Station. If you'd like to explore farther outside of the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.