United States District of Columbia Washington

The White House

The official residence of the President of the United States, located in the capital city of the United States.

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Visiting the White House is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many visitors to Washington D.C. The home of the President of the United States, it is an iconic symbol of American democracy and history. While the White House tours are currently suspended, visitors can still request a tour through their Member of Congress up to six months in advance, with tickets issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternatively, visitors can admire the White House from outside the gates, taking in the impressive architecture and surrounding gardens.

chiefseeker 6 months ago

Some peculiar paranormal activities have been reported by U.S. presidents and First Ladies at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Abraham Lincoln said he saw his young son, who had died of typhoid, and then Grace Coolidge said she saw Lincoln. Others have seen former First Ladies Abigail Adams and Dolly Madison roaming The White House.

laurenmack 2 years ago

The White House, located in the heart of Washington D.C., is an iconic symbol of the United States. This neoclassical building has served as the residence and workplace of the US president since 1800. Visitors can take guided tours and see historic rooms such as the Oval Office and the Blue Room. The White House offers a glimpse into the nation's history, politics, and leadership.

seeker 6 months ago

The White House Lists

  • Kid Friendly Things to do in Washington DC

    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
    Planning a family trip to Washington D.C. with your kids? Look no further than this list of kid-friendly things to do in the city. I took my 10-year-old son to DC for a memorable trip in November 2019, and it was both a fun and educational experience for both of us. From incredible museums to the grandeur of the National Mall, there is no shortage of activities to keep children entertained and engaged in learning. Here are our favorite spots from our trip. Reach out to your representative in Congress up to 6 months in advance for free tickets to many of the top sights as well as special access. Book as many popular sites sell out quickly!
  • Weekend in Washington DC

    blacey0925 (Beth Lacey)
  • Iconic Places in the US

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    These monumental locations have maintained their status as bucket list-worthy travel destinations. Whether it's the iconic Hollywood sign that transports you into a movie or the dirt roads of Route 66, these landmarks are distinguished in how they have influenced culture across the US. Inspiring natural wonders, incredible architecture, sobering memorials, and outright stunning achievements of humanity: enjoy our Seeker-approved list of the most iconic landmarks in the US.

The White House Articles

  • 17 of the Most Haunted Places in America

    Mysterious and spooky, ghosts have captivated the world for centuries. From ghost stories and seances to haunted tours of the most mysterious places on earth, the fascination with spirits and connecting with the departed skyrockets during autumn with cooler weather, long nights, and, of course, Halloween. The most haunted places in the U.S. are not […]