The White House

Washington, DC is the center of American politics and historical culture, it’s also home to a number of iconic buildings including The White House. There are several ways to enjoy and take in this attraction, and you can’t do it without traveling through the equally breathtaking National Mall. 

The St. Gregory is located just under a mile from The White House, putting travelers within easy access, but also providing travelers with an introduction to an exceptional DC neighborhood, Dupont Circle.

What To Do

If weather permits, we recommend walking from The St. Gregory Hotel to The White House. On the way, you can check out other popular spots like the National Geographic Museum, and the Renwick Gallery. When you get to the White House, you can take pictures out front, and then head in for a tour. 

Tours of The White House are free, but  must be scheduled between three months and twenty-one days in advance. The tours are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, twice a year in the spring and fall, guests can take The White House Garden Tour. 

After your visit, head out on the National Mall and check out other key landmarks such as the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and so much more. 


Throughout the year, there are a number of exciting events happening near The White House in Washington, DC. The annual 4th of July concert on the National Mall, for example, draws some of the best crowds and live entertainers in the world for an epic fireworks extravaganza. The area is also constantly alive with museum openings, festivals, concerts, historical tours and a whole lot more. 

You can check out a list of events coming up near The White House at The National Mall on its event calendar on the National Parks Service website. 

Special Offers

Staying with The St. Gregory Hotel brings travelers to a unique property in an excellent neighborhood near The White House. 

Our convenient selection of Washington, DC Special Offers will help make your trip to the city all the more memorable and enjoyable. Book one of our DC guest rooms with a special offer for advanced purchases, 4th of July getaways, and government officials.

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