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10 THINGS TO DO IN WASHINGTON D.C.

1. Tour the National Mall

This is the highlight of most visits to D.C. There are dozens of memorials to visit, but many of the most popular are on or around the National Mall, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the Jefferson Memorial (to name a few).

2. Explore the Smithsonian Museums

There are 21 Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo.  Admission is free.

3. Tour Capitol Hill 

While you in the area, we recommend also visiting the Supreme Court.

4. Explore the Library of Congress

While you are on Capitol Hill, you shouldn't pass up this true D.C. gem. 

5. Witness the Changing of the Guard

Arlington National Cemetery is one of the most honored military cemeteries in the U.S. It is the resting place of over 400,000 and where we honor our unknown soldiers at the Tomb of the Unknowns.  Dozens of times each day, you can witness the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

6. Visit the National Archives

The original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights are all on display at the National Archives. There is even a copy of the Magna Carta. Reservations are not necessary but recommended and free.

7. Tour the White House

The home of the U.S. President is open to all including visitors to the U.S. Tickets are free, but extremely limited. It's recommended that you order tickets three months in advance.

8. Visit Ford's Theater

Our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, loved the theater and it was at Ford's Theater where he would meet his tragic end. 
 

9. Explore Historic Georgetown

The oldest neighborhood in Washington DC is older than the city itself. This residential neighborhood is full of history, shopping, and great food. It is a unique part of the city and a great place to wander.

10. Tour the Pentagon

As the headquarters of the Department of Defense for the United States, you may not think the building is open to the public. However, with advance planning and some background checks, you can take a tour of the Pentagon.

 

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