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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
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The National Mall Tips (32)

What is the National Mall?

The very popular in the USA word "mall" usually goes with "shopping". The mall alone means large space, broad street for pedestrians in an US town. The National Mall is an open-area public park in...
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matcrazy1
Dec 08, 2005

Reflecting Pool

This reflecting pool is 2,000 feet long and the reflections of the Lincoln Memorial on one end and the Washington Memorial on the other are both reflected here.There are also lots of families of ducks...
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bugalugs
Jul 27, 2003

The Washington Plan

Washington as a town is laid out fairly simply, but interstate access is often a little daunting. However most of the important landmarks are situated within an easy walk of or actually on the...
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mrclay2000
Jan 03, 2003

A fiesta in the National Mall

There were clearly preparations for some fiesta in the National Mall, right in front of the Smithsonian Castle. I was sorry we were not staying for the weekend, it could have been fun!I was glad to...
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gosiaPL
Feb 01, 2005

Make sure you don't get swept...

Make sure you don't get swept away all at once by the museums, memorials and monuments. It can be overwhelming at first sight, but they all have their own story to tell. If you don't have to worry...
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OnMyOwnPath
Nov 03, 2002

Downtown Washington is very...

Downtown Washington is very pleasant, especially the Mall, a long wide avenue where dozens of interesting buildings are. Of special interest for me was the National Geographic Museum, the Obelisk, the...
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dreamworld
Sep 12, 2002

Anything on the mall - walking...

Anything on the mall - walking around and seeing the monuments and memorials, stopping in the various Smithsonians, absorbing so much tradition and history in this bustling city...it's just...
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bokononist
Aug 26, 2002

If you go to DC for only a few...

If you go to DC for only a few days then just hang around the US Capitol Mall and visit the monuments, Smithsonian museums and federal buildings. My favorite monument is the Lincoln Memorial because...
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KnotH3ad
Aug 25, 2002

The Mall deserves a walk...

The Mall deserves a walk along it. you can see the Washington monument at the end. the white marble shaft rises 555 feet and stands on the Mall, between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol.See all...
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Carmela71
Sep 04, 2002

Attend a National gathering...

Attend a National gathering in support of , or protesting for your favorite cause. Million Man March; Who can forget that exciting day, October 16th 1995,when a million Black Men descended upon our...
divadsirrah
Aug 25, 2002

Go to the mall. It is the...

Go to the mall. It is the obvious place for tourists to meet. It is an overwhelming place because of the grandeur and majesty of the buildings, but there are also cool corners like the contemporary...
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DanielF
Aug 26, 2002

Get an aerial view of the...

Get an aerial view of the city. One option is going to the top of the Washington Monument. An alternative is the tower at the Old Post Office. If you don't have kids in tow, take the elevator to the...
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geotect
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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"Neither American nor European City :-)"
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"Washington DC"
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"Washington D.C."
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"MY HOMETOWN"
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"My Hometown"
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Things to Do Near Washington D.C.

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Georgetown

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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