13 Places to Take Family Shoot in DC

The capital city of the U.S, Washington DC provides a great visual and cultural experiences to its visitors. There are a variety of places for visitors. Washington DC offers a great place to take the family shoot. Family photos act as frozen memories. So, Haythem Lafhaj shares the list of the best places to photograph in DC.

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The Washington Monument

It is DC’s tallest building and looks great from all angles. The best thing about this monument is that visitors can visit their 24 hours a day. So this is a great place to photograph there in the day as well as late at night. You can consider this place to take the family shoot.

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Blind Whino

It is the super colorful church in DC. It is now a non-profit art and event space. This adds a splash of color to your photographs.

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Tidal Basin

This is one of the best places to visit for you. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is celebrated here. So for peak cherry blossom bloom and also for iconic photos you have to visit here. The perfect season to enjoy the view of this place is summer. In the Tidal Basin, there are some of the famous historic monuments.

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The Bridge at the Yards Park

This bridge is located on the Capitol Riverfront and makes for a stunning shot. This bridge is perfect for your family shoot, especially at sunrise and sunset. Its unique architecture makes it perfect for a family shoot. Also, don’t forget about a stop by ice cream jubilee for a delicious scoop.


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The National Gallery of Art

Explore the entire museum because this is an awesome museum with plenty to photograph. There is plenty to see in the East building as well as in the West building.

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National Arboretum

This is the perfect outdoor space for a picnic, plus you don’t have to pay to get an entry in this place. The Capitol Columns and Bonsai trees are a great place to get an amazing photo.

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Union Station

This place has classic beautiful architecture. There is also a food court. So you can capture stunning photos here.


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The watermelon House

Kids love colorful things. So there is a Watermelon House in DC with massive watermelon mural which looks amazing. You can click colorful photos in front of the mural and also there is a kiwi mural next to it.


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The Lincoln Memorial

Visitors celebrate the most important events of their lives and also take photos here because it is the most photographed landmarks in DC. You can take your family photo there.

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National Air and Space Museum

This is the most popular museum. They offered special family activities such as look through the museum’s giant telescopes and so on.

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Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Animals like pandas, lions, tigers, elephants, etc. are enough reason to make time to explore this great place.

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Chinatown’s Friendship Arch

Chinatown's friendship arch is looking amazing and perfect to take photos. The intersection turns into 4 way stop. So, you can cross safely into the middle of the road.

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CityCenter DC

It looks modern. The photoshoot at night is more interesting because you will find a massive LED screen here.

I hope you like this article and help you to make a perfect family shoot. Please share your thoughts with us in the comment section. 

Preetika Sharma