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Washington DC for Locals

By Viator, August 2015

Tours & Tickets

Mount Vernon and Arlington National Cemetery are by no means hidden gems to locals of Washington, DC. But when was the last time, if ever, you actually visited George Washington?s former estate ...  Read more

Monuments by Moonlight: Exploring Washington DC at Night

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1117 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Home to some of the world?s most recognizable buildings, an unbeatable selection of museums and monuments dedicated to the United States? most prominent historic figures, Washington DC has a ...  Read more

Washington DC in One Day: Dos and Don?ts

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1567 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the iconic White House to the poignant Vietnam Veterans Memorial, to some of America?s most prestigious museums, Washington DC is undoubtedly one of the world?s great cities and the ...  Read more

Download the Viator Insider's Guide to Washington DC

By Viator, July 2015

Tours & Tickets

At Viator, our goal has always been to help travelers find the best things to see and do around the world. Our team of travel insiders handpicks every tour, our mobile apps keep you connected on ...  Read more

Day Trips from Washington DC

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 796 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Travelers to Washington DC could easily spend weeks exploring the many museums, monuments, parks and attractions showcased That being said, there are also an array of worthwhile day trips accessible ...  Read more

2015 Travelers' Choice Landmark Award: Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 621 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool was chosen by travelers like you as the No. 18 world landmark in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Landmarks Awards. See the other 24 winners here .  ...  Read more

Nightlife in DC

By Viator, May 2015

Washington, DC's nightlife scene has never been as exciting as in recent years. The city has experienced a gigantic boom in fresh, edgy, upscale, and urban chic bars, clubs, and concert venues. DC ...  Read more

Washington DC's Top National Monuments

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2430 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Washington DC has its fair share of things to do, but for the history buff and monument fanatic, DC is a playground of elephantine proportions. From the White House and Capitol Hill, to the ...  Read more

3 Days in Washington DC: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2700 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To some, Washington DC means white marble, verdant lawns, and the colorful, ritualistic pageantry of American politics: the Capitol dome; limousine processions on Inauguration Day; the mournful, ...  Read more

Civil War 150th Anniversary in Washington DC

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1256 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

At the outbreak of the US Civil War, Washington DC had only one fort to defend the city from attack. By the end of the bloody campaign, however, over 68 different military forts surrounded the ...  Read more

Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 27 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In 1912, the United States was given 3,020 cherry trees as a gift of friendship, which were planted around Washington DC. Today, locals and visitors can enjoy taking in the beautiful bright pink of ...  Read more

Washington DC Winter Travel Tips

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 461 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Winter is an excellent time to visit Washington, DC. Compared to other states in the U.S. the weather is mild, with the occasional snowstorm and temperatures fluctuating between 24 and 48 degrees ...  Read more

American History in DC

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 115 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For United States history buffs, a visit to Washington, D.C. is a must. The US capital city houses Congress, and the President, along with the original Declaration of Independence and the US ...  Read more

Washington DC Colonial Sites

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1161 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Battle of Gettysburg, the architecture of Thomas Jefferson, General Washington?s mausoleum; it would be a shame to visit DC and miss out on all the surrounding area has to offer. Consider ...  Read more

Best Museums in Washington DC

By Viator, April 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 154 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While there are world-famous museums in various cities around the globe, you would be hard-pressed to find a city with more high-quality museums than Washington DC. The United States's capital ...  Read more

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