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American History in DC

By Viator, April 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 37 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

Biking in DC

By Viator, November 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 25 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Washington, DC is smaller in area than any state; it is possible for a person to traverse the entire city in a day without stepping foot in a vehicle or the underground metro rail. Because of its ...  Read more

National Mall in Washington DC

By Washington DC ...  , USA, September 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

The National Mall is the open green space between the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument . Four rows of elm trees line either side that are in front of the Smithsonian Museums , East and ...  Read more

Focusing on Minorities in Washington, DC

By Washington DC ...  , USA, February 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

From the marble colonnades of the memorials to the yellowed parchment of the Constitution, everyone who visits Washington is surrounded by the legacy of the Founding Fathers. But what about those ...  Read more

3 Days in Washington DC: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1246 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

Washington DC's Top National Monuments

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 751 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

Washington DC Colonial Sites

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 461 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

Day Trips from Washington DC

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 359 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

Best Museums in Washington DC

By Viator, April 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 93 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

Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

By Viator, March 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 9 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

Cherry Blossom Festival: Tips from a Local

By Washington DC ...  , USA, March 2011

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating

The Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington is famous world-wide.  It all started with a letter from First Lady Helen Taft to the Mayor of Tokyo in 1912. She wrote to him complimenting the beautiful ...  Read more

Washington DC Winter Travel Tips

By Viator, February 2014

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 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

Nightlife in DC

By Viator, October 2013

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

Exploring the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC

By Jessica F , March 2013

Those visiting Washington D.C. who are interested in the arts — particularly Shakespeare — may want to spend a few hours exploring the Folger Shakespeare Library.This independent research library is ...  Read more

Exploring Washington DC by Hop On Hop Off Tour

By Jessica F , February 2013

When traveling to Washington DC , one budget-friendly way to explore the city is through a Hop On, Hop Off Tour. These types of tours allow you to see all of Washington DC’s major sites, which ...  Read more

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