Create Your Own DIY Sightseeing Map in Washington D.C., USA

Create your own self-guided walk to explore the city, starting from your hotel or a place of your choice. Afterwards the customized walk can be saved to your mobile phone or tablet. Using the GPSmyCity app, you can follow the walk route with ease. View this short introduction video to learn more and use the contact us form to ask questions or report issues. View all attractions on the map.

Step 1: Select Attractions

Select the city attractions to be included in the custom walk by tapping "Select" button under the sight image. Maximum 15 attractions per walk.
Category*:
[A1] 1789 Restaurant
[A2] 18th Street Lounge
[A3] 9:30 Club
[A4] African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
[A5] Appalachian Spring
[A6] Art Museum of the Americas
[A7] Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Art
[A8] Avenue
[A9] Bartholdi Park
[B1] Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (must see)
[B2] Ben's Chili Bowl
[B3] Big Bear Cafe
[B4] Black Cat
[B5] Blues Alley
[B6] Bullfeathers of Capitol Hill
[B7] Cactus Cantina
[B8] Calvert-Woodley
[B9] Capitol Hill Flea Market
[C1] Constitution Garden
[C2] Corcoran Gallery of Art
[C3] Dumbarton Oaks (must see)
[C4] Dupont Circle
[C5] Ebenezers Coffeehouse
[C6] Enid A. Haupt Garden
[C7] Federal Reserve Board Building
[C8] Federal Trade Commission
[C9] Ford's Theatre (must see)
[D1] Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial (must see)
[D2] Freer Gallery of Art (must see)
[D3] Georgetown Flea Market
[D4] Georgetown Lutheran Church
[D5] Georgetown Presbyterian Church
[D6] Georgetown University Bookstore
[D7] Hillwood Museum and Gardens (must see)
[D8] Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
[D9] Holocaust Memorial Museum (must see)
[E1] House of Representatives Office Buildings
[E2] International Spy Museum (must see)
[E3] Korean War Veterans Memorial (must see)
[E4] Lafayette Park/ President's Park
[E5] Library of Congress (must see)
[E6] Lincoln Memorial (must see)
[E7] Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
[E8] Marcel's
[E9] Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (must see)
[F1] Museum of Natural History Giftshop
[F2] National Air and Space Museum (must see)
[F3] National Archives
[F4] National Building Museum Shop
[F5] National Gallery of Art (must see)
[F6] National Gallery of Art Shop
[F7] National Museum Of Women In The Arts
[F8] National Museum of African Art (must see)
[F9] National Museum of American History (must see)
[G1] National Museum of Natural History (must see)
[G2] National Museum of the American Indian (must see)
[G3] National Portrait Gallery (must see)
[G4] National World War II Memorial (must see)
[G5] Newseum (must see)
[G6] Oak Hill Cemetery
[G7] Old Stone House
[G8] Pentagon Memorial
[G9] Political Americana
[H1] Rasika
[H2] Rawlins Park
[H3] Renwick Gallery
[H4] Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice
[H5] Ronald Reagan Building
[H6] Sidamo Coffee and Tea
[H7] Smithsonian American Art Museum (must see)
[H8] Supreme Court
[H9] Tabard Inn
[J1] The Bureau of Engraving and Printing
[J2] The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
[J3] The National Zoo
[J4] The Supreme Court Gift Shop
[J5] The White House (must see)
[J6] Thomas Jefferson Memorial (must see)
[J7] Tudor Place
[J8] U.S. Botanic Garden (must see)
[J9] U.S. Capitol (must see)
[K1] U.S. Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center (must see)
[K2] Vietnam Veterans Memorial (must see)
[K3] Washington Harbour (must see)
[K4] Washington Monument (must see)
[K5] Washington National Cathedral
[K6] Washington National Cathedral (must see)
[K7] White House Visitor Center
[K8] Whole Foods Market
[K9] Woodrow Wilson House
[L1] Zorba's Cafe

Step 2: Select Starting Point

The walk's starting point can be either one of the selected attractions or some other personal place of choice, e.g. your hotel or nearby metro station.
Select one*:


Place Name*:
Locate the Place*: get GPS coordinates
Choose a Hotel*:


Step 3: Create/Update Route

The selected attractions are displayed on the map below. The red pins mark must-see attractions, green pins - ordinary attractions. If you selected a hotel or another personal place in Step 2, it is marked by a blue pin.
The tour starting point is your personal place specified in Step 2.
Indicate the tour start point by entering the map pin ID in the field below.
The tour starting point is a hotel specified in Step 2.
Starting Point*: Numeric value only.


Step 4: Save Your Custom Walk

Enter a name for your custom walk, along with your email address, in the fields below. You will receive the instructions for retrieving your custom walk on the GPSmyCity app by email. You can change the sights and re-arrange the walk route using the app.
Walk Name*:
Email*: