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What's Southwest Like?

People go to Southwest to see attractions like Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and to explore its green spaces like National Mall. Enjoy this walkable neighborhood's museums and selection of shops. International Spy Museum and Jefferson Memorial are a couple of popular sights sure to leave an impression.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Southwest?

We have 93 accommodations in the neighborhood. Listed below are our travelers' top places to stay in Southwest:

Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol

3-star hotel with indoor pool
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Fitness center • Central location

Canopy by Hilton Washington DC The Wharf

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, bar
  • • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Rooftop terrace • Café • Central location

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • Outdoor pool • 24-hour fitness center • Terrace • Central location

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf, an IHG Hotel

Luxury hotel with restaurant, pool bar
  • • Free WiFi • Free area shuttle • 3 bars • Outdoor pool • Central location

Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • 2 cafés • 24-hour fitness center • Terrace • Central location

How to Get to Southwest

Southwest is located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the heart of Washington.

Flying to:

  • • Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Southwest
  • • Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI), 29.8 mi (47.9 km) from Southwest
  • • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), 23.9 mi (38.4 km) from Southwest

Getting to Southwest on Metro

Stations in the neighborhood include:
  • • Waterfront Station
  • • L'Enfant Plaza Station
  • • Federal Center Station

Things to See and Do in and around Southwest

What to See in Southwest

  • • National Mall
  • • Jefferson Memorial
  • • Smithsonian Castle
  • • Joint Base Anacostia Bolling
  • • Audi Field

Things to Do in Southwest

  • • International Spy Museum
  • • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • • L'Enfant Plaza
  • • Museum of the Bible
  • • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Other Popular Southwest Attractions

  • • Smithsonian Institution
  • • National Museum of the American Indian
  • • Tidal Basin
  • • Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial
  • • Korean War Veterans Memorial

When Is the Best Time to Visit Washington?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 76°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 40°F)
  • • Rainiest months: May, June, July, September (average 4 inches of rainfall)

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