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Washington DC Private City Tour
"It's a very fast-paced city tour around Washington DC for 4 hours with your own private driver guide who will give you all the basic information about the monuments and areas you will see on this tour. Get even more personalized by selecting a multi-ling Supreme Court Library of Congress Ullyses Grant MemorialUnion Station Pennsylvania Avenue The White House
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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Attractions Pass
"Redeem your bus voucher at Union Station to begin your 48 hours of unlimited access to three bus loops around Washington DC. Learn about this dynamic city's history from live commentary as you admire numerous landmarks including the White House US Capitol Lincoln Memorial Jefferson Memorial Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ford's Theatre and Arlington National Cemetery. Hop on and off at the various stops (see Itinerary for full list) to capture photos and visit sights at your leisure. In addition
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC
"This tour is an educational tour. You will visit the White House Jefferson Memorial Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lincoln Memorial and Iwo Jima Memorial. The same stop also includes visiting the Korean War Memorial
From $49.00

Seasons Tips (13)

Visit during Christmas

If you have the opportunity to visit during the holidays, do so. You'll be there on the rare occassion where most locals are away from DC with very few visitors are here. The holidays are a special...
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May 08, 2015

Cherry Blossoms

I think this season is not so easy to predict. We arrived in DC during the second week of April. I was told by locals that I would be too late for cherry blossoms. Much to our delight, we weren't. The...
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May 23, 2006

Thank you , Japan!

There is really no better season to visit Washington DC than cherry blossom time. The first trees were a gift from Japan, where cherry blossom viewing is an annual national pastime every spring.The...
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Jun 19, 2005

Cherry Blossoms in the Spring

If you can time your visit correctly, you should try to get to Washington when the cherry trees are in full blossom! We really enjoyed the colour and sense of spring that they provided! The beautiful...
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May 13, 2003

DC In May- way too crowded on the mall

I love all the historic sites, monuments and memorials of Washington DC, along with many other people who have been there- however I went in mid- May, and despite the beautiful weather- found it is...
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May 28, 2007

This beautiful city changes...

This beautiful city changes its charms every three months with the seasonal changes. I love every single one of them, but spring and fall are my favorites. During the spring the city’s famous cherry...
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Sep 07, 2002

D.C. is at its most beautiful...

D.C. is at its most beautiful in the spring. Not only are the famous cherry blossoms in bloom, but the city is awash in petals of all kind. Drive up Connecticut Avenue by Chevy Chase Circle and see...
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Aug 25, 2002

Fall foliage...

This is me sitting across the street from the OAS building and right in front of a nicely fall-colored tree. I took this picture because in Mexico we're not used to seeing the trees turn their leaves...
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Aug 24, 2002

My fondest memory of...

My fondest memory of Washington would either be visiting the Smithsonian Institute's wonderful museums or simply walking on the National Mall and tidal basin area on a warm Spring day when the cherry...
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Aug 24, 2002

Watch the fireworks on...

Watch the fireworks on Independence Day (July 4th). Nobody does it better. Every year, I sit with thousands of my closest friends next to the Washington Monument and watch the fireworks explode over...
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Aug 24, 2002

There is something for...

There is something for everyone. For those of you into the american history and government, the White House, The Capitol, The National Archives, all in Downtown and within walking distance of each...
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Aug 24, 2002

Cherry Blossom Festival

This is certainly an excellent time to visit the city and see it in a beautiful setting. I stumbled on to it by accident, but was certainly glad to see it, especially on a nice sunny day. Every...
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Jan 20, 2005
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We finished our day in Georgetown by visiting two very different historic cemeteries located quite close to one another. The first, Oak Hill Cemetery, was founded in 1848 on a 15-acre plot of land...
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Watergate Complex

The Watergate Complex will forever be linked with the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974. The complex itself is made up of five buildings, i.e. one office building, three...
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Dumbarton Oaks

This fabulous estate dates back to the 19th century and it belonged to Robert and Mildred Bliss. Robert Bliss was an American diplomat who had graduated from Harvard University and, while they were...
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Kennedy Performing Arts Center

Be sure to go on the Kennedy Center webpage and be on the lookout for free things to do here. Just today the 20th of March I attended a free Concert by Punjabi MC an Indian DJ who combine hip hop with...
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Islamic Mosque & Cultural Center

This great Mosque was founded in 1947 during President Truman's term in office, and it is the very first Mosque to be built in the nation's capital. It came about after the sudden death of a Tursking...
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Woodrow Wilson House

After he left office in 1921, President Thomas Woodrow Wilson retired to a beautiful house near what was to become Embassy Row. He lived there for 3 years until he passed way peacefully in February...
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