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Civil War 150th Anniversary in Washington DC

By Viator, November 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1678 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

Best Museums in Washington DC

By Viator, November 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 155 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

Monuments by Moonlight: Exploring Washington DC at Night

By Viator, November 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1743 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's Top National Monuments

By Viator, November 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3712 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

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

Visiting Washington DC During Election Season

By Viator, October 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 59 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Every four years beginning in October, Washington DC starts buzzing with the excitement of the US election season. It?s a historic time to visit America?s capital with plenty to see and do?from ...  Read more

Biking in DC

By Viator, July 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 96 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

Washington DC in One Day: Dos and Don?ts

By Viator, April 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1925 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the iconic White House and the poignant Vietnam Veterans Memorial to some of America's most prestigious museums, Washington DC is teeming with tourist attractions. Visitors could spend days ...  Read more

Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 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 for Locals

By Viator, August 2015

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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

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 810 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

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

3 Days in Washington DC: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3442 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 Winter Travel Tips

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 667 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 168 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

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