The 4th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication (ACM NanoCom 2017) will be held in Washington DC, USA. We are sure that you will enjoy your stay during the period of the conference. We provide authors with an introduction of Washington DC in order to assist authors to plan the trips.

Top attractions in Washington DC:

National Mall

Located about 10 minutes drive from the conference hotel, National Mall is the central point of most sightseeing visits to Washington DC. It hosts many of the top visitor attractions in D.C., such as the White House, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museums, and National Gallery of Art. Visiting the National Mall usually takes a whole day.

More information is available at https://www.nps.gov/nama/index.htm.


Located north of the Potomac River across the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Georgetown is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Washington DC. The area is known as one of DC's best destinations for dining, shopping, and nightlife. Major attractions in Georgetown can be listed as the historic Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Dumbarton House, Tudor Place, Washington Harbour, and the Georgetown University. Moreover, the Arlington National Cemetery is just on the other side of the Potomac River and the world-famous Marine Corps War Memorial is also there.

See the Top 10 things to Do in Georgetown.

United States Botanic Garden

Located towards the eastern end of the National Mall, U.S. Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in North America, established in 1820. As a living plant museum, the Garden showcases an impressive state-of-the-art indoor garden with approximately 4,000 seasonal, tropical and subtropical plants.

More information is available at https://www.usbg.gov/.

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Located at Washington Dulles International Airpot, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center provides dramatic views of an aerobatic airplane hot-dogging upside down, World War II fighters angling for a victory or numerous engines, rockets, satellites, gliders, helicopters, airliners, ultra-lights and experimental flying machines. The museum hosts many great events including lectures, family days, demonstrations, gallery talks, story times and more.

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Union Market

Union Market is a gourmet food hall in Northeast Washington, D.C.. It is regarded as one of the best food halls in U.S. The market is a great spot to experience different kinds of tastes from all around the world.

More information is available at http://unionmarketdc.com.

Also, Washington DC has many of the largest religious buildings of the United States, such as Washington National Cathedral, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Islamic Center of Washington, and many more.

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