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Monuments by Moonlight: Exploring Washington DC at Night

By Viator, November 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1766 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

Biking in DC

By Viator, July 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 78 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

Visiting Washington DC During Election Season

By Viator, October 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 60 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

Washington DC's Top National Monuments

By Viator, November 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3745 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

3 Days in Washington DC: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3453 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 in One Day: Dos and Don?ts

By Viator, April 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1932 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

Civil War 150th Anniversary in Washington DC

By Viator, November 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1690 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

Washington DC Colonial Sites

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1361 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, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 827 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

Washington DC Winter Travel Tips

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 679 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 170 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

Best Museums in Washington DC

By Viator, November 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 157 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 2016

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 22 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

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

Focusing on Minorities in Washington, DC

By Washington DC ...  , USA, February 2011

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

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