Washington D.C. Travel Guide

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Washington D.C. Highlights

  • Pro
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     Multi cultural, beautifully designed and landscaped, tons of free entertainment 

  • Con
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     Crazy Weather, Parking Tickets, Traffic, Expensive 

  • In a nutshell
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     A visit to the U.S is not complete without seeing this city 

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Georgetown

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Cleveland Park

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Anacostia

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National Zoological Park

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United States Navy Memorial

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Georgetown

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  • Waterfront

    Georgetown Things to Do

    Georgetown Waterfront Park covers 10 acres of Georgetown waterfront between the C& O Canal and the Potomac from the Washington Harbor complex to the Key Bridge. Construction on this brand new park began in 2007 and is ongoing today. This is said to be the largest park created in Washington DC since Constitution Gardens on the National Mall in 1976....

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  • Best Breakfast Ever

    Georgetown Restaurants

    Whenever we stay at the Park Hyatt in Geoirgetown we come here for breakfast. Since our first meal here we have been hooked. The restaurant prides itself on locally grown and provided food; using the most natural of ingredients. The food here is the highest quality and incredibly delicious. Currently this is my favorite breakfast I’ve ever had in...

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Cleveland Park

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  • Shortage of parking place

    Cleveland Park Warnings and Dangers

    There were some places to park a car very close to the cathedral edifice but they were decorated with those signs with a red mysterious writing: "tow away" and below "if towed..." and very expensive phone number. Hmm... "tow away" is a basic English phrase to learn for a foreign driver.As I had already known it I started to drive in my usual in...

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  • Only $3.5 per jar :-)

    Cleveland Park Shopping

    This charming shop is located in the Herb Cottage which was completed as the temporary baptistry of Washington National Cathedral in 1904, several years before the Cathedral itself was begun. Then "the Old Baptistry" served in the beginning as a small shop for plants and seeds under the auspices of the All Hallows Guild and eventually by 1958 the...

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    Cleveland Park Things to Do

    The most impressive part of the North Elevation of the National Cathedral is a rose window put on the end of the northern transept. A rose window, the charactaristic feauture of Gothic churches, is a circular stained glass window, with mullions and traceries generally radiating from the centre. Its origin is to be found in the Roman oculus (the...

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Anacostia

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  • East River Neighborhoods

    Anacostia Things to Do

    River East -- those areas of Washington DC that are located East of the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers -- are seldom visited by tourists. Many people who are unfamiliar with the city's geography consider the entire area east of the rivers, Anacostia, but there are actually about 30 neighborhoods here, with the largest being Anacostia, Capitol...

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  • rederick Douglass National Historic Site

    Anacostia Things to Do

    Forgive me for doing a "drive by" of a national monument with my camera. I will be back when I'm with a few others to actually explore the place, but by yourself in Anacostia is not where you want to be unless you want to see a real drive by. The historic site was the home Frederick Douglass, purchased in 1877, and named Cedar Hill. Frederick...

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  • Anacostia Park

    Anacostia Things to Do

    Anacostia Park, operated by the National Park System, stretches five miles along the eastern bank of the Anacostia River and contains 1,200 acres. Among this huge park, one of DC's largest, you will find Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, Kenilworth Marsh, hundreds of acres of ballfields and playgrounds, a huge skating pavilion, three marinas,...

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National Zoological Park

  • Armadillo

    National Zoological Park Things to Do

    Located in the Small Mammal House, the zoo has an armadillo. The proper name is the Southern Three Banded Armadillo (Tolypeutes matacus). Though we have other types of armadillos here in the US, this particular type originates from the wetlands of South America (range is Paraguay, Argentina Brazil and Bolivia). Akin to the anteater and sloth, this...

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  • Orangutans

    National Zoological Park Things to Do

    The Great Ape House is home to the Zoos' 6 orangutans. This is always a popular exhibit. The last time I went some of the animals were quite sedentary, preferring to lay back and chew on something while the visitors were making funny faces and jumping up and down like you know whats. The orangutan is solitary in the wild but here they live in small...

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  • Golden Tamarins at the National Zoo

    National Zoological Park Things to Do

    The golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) is a rather rare, endangered small monkey. It is native to the eastern forests of Brazil. Due to the loss of their habitat, living near the heavily populated coast of Brazil, there were only some 200 of them in the wild as of the 1970s. Today, thanks to conservation efforts, there are some 1600.They...

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United States Navy Memorial

  • The Lone Sailor and US Navy Memorial

    United States Navy Memorial Things to Do

    The US Navy Memorial is placed on the broad granite plaza which forms the amphitheater. It consists of a 30 metre (100 ft) diameter granite map of the world surrounded by relief sculptural depictions of historic events in Naval history. There are masts with small flags and fountains around. The memorial might have been interesting not only for a...

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  • In downtown Washington, DC

    United States Navy Memorial Transportation

    US Navy Memorial is located in Pennsylvania Ave., downtown Washington, DC, north of the Mall, behind large classical building of the National Archives. After visit to the National Archives we walked to see FBI headquarters (Edgar Hoover Building) and on the way to metro station we discovered the memorial. Metro station Archives - Nat'l. Memorial is...

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    Oct 1, 2013 at 4:44 AM

    TRAVELER ALERT 10/1/2013: Due to federal government shutdown, all national museums, the National Zoo and some other locations will be closed until the budget crisis is resolved. Please reference this website for which attractions which will remain open and which will be closed to visitors during this time:

    washington.org/article/gover...

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