(Courtesy Destination DC/Mary A. Behre)
Presidential residence from the time of John Adams. Photo ops from north and south gates. Self-guided public tour requests must be submitted through a member of Congress at least 21 days ahead. Tours Tu-Th 7:30 am-11:30 am, F-Sa 7:30 am-1:30 pm. The visitor center at 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW offers free videos and interactive exhibits about the residence and its occupants. Daily 7:30 am-4 pm.