Washington DC Things To Do & Experiences

Washington DC is full of a number of great experiences like food tours in historic locations, lunch & dinner cruises & more. These Washington DC experiences make great gifts for family or friends, or you can book one for yourself!

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  • Things to Do in DC!


    Whether it's a first-time visit or a re-discovery of old stomping grounds, Washington DC experience gifts from Virgin Experience Gifts come chock full of ways to enjoy DC attractions by air, land and water!


    Boasting an influential presence, vibrant urban culture, delectable dining, impressive landmarks and monuments, entertainment opportunities, and intriguing Washington DC tours, it's easy for residents and visitors to continually delight in the nation's "City of Magnificent Intentions."


    Take to the skies for high-flying DC fun and a fascinating glimpse of the picturesque areas surrounding the Nation's Capital! Traverse over scenic Virginian countryside, Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah National Park, and the Luray Caverns on a breathtaking aerial tour by hot air balloon, biplane or helicopter. For even more interaction with the air up there, hop into the pilot's seat of a Cessna for a flying lesson. Add a hint of hands-on history to Washington DC sightseeing by taking the controls of an authentic WWII biplane. Or up the airborne ante by embarking on biplane thrill ride or a once-in-a-lifetime fighter pilot mission!


    For those folks who aren't the biggest fans of flying, Virgin Experience Gifts offers an enormous selection of Washington DC experience gifts that keep both feet planted (almost) firmly on the ground. Plenty of things to do in DC are geared towards those land-lovers looking for some entertaining rest and relaxation around the city. Sound familiar? Then check out unique experiences like golf outings and guided city tours in Washington DC. Walk, bike, or otherwise enjoy making rounds to explore the infamous sights behind the city's art, architecture, history, culture, cuisine, and much more! And if the idea of "sightseeing" involves horsepower over history, plenty of stock, Indy, and Formula 2000 driving experiences are just up the road from the DC area, hosted on professional race tracks like Richmond International Raceway and Dover International Speedway.


    Nestled on the Potomac River and so near to the Chesapeake Bay, a wander across the water is a must when it comes to things to do in Washington DC. Sit back and relax while taking in the city's skyline on a peaceful sailing outing or aboard a dining cruise. Get going on a bucket list and give scuba diving lessons a go. Or escape the city with Washington DC experience gifts like kayak tours, canoe trips, or white water rafting excursions!