John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts – Washington, D.C.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally known as the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. It was named in 1964 as a memorial to assassinated President John F. Kennedy. Opened on September 8, 1971, the center hosts many different genres of performance art, such as theaterdanceorchestrasjazzpop, psychedelic, and folk music. This was Alex’s first stop for dinner when arriving in Washington, D.C. on his school trip.

Making their way up to the dining area

The rooftop had views of the National Mall and monuments

Back on the bus for further adventures