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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
From $90.00
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
"Meet your guide at the National Archives Building on Pennsylvania Avenue and travel around Washington DC by bus to visit the Capitol White House and all the major memorials (full list of stops available in the Itinerary section). At each stop your expert guide will hop off with you to personally escort you through the sights providing insightful background and answering questions alon stop for lunch (at your expense) and a shopping break at the Pentagon City Mall. Itinerary During your tour your guide will walk you through the following sights:The US Capitol Building (exterior) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Dr Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Korean Memorial Lincoln Memorial Vietnam Memoria"""Explore the best of Washington DC with a guided bus and walking tour of the city's top sights plus a (seasonal) river cruise out of Georgetown. This 6 hour tour includes photo stops at the White House and Capitol guided tours of many of the monuments including the Lincoln Memorial
From $69.00
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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Amtrak Trains

Amtrak has its headquarters at Washington's Union Station, and there are many trains starting and transiting through. Destinations and through stations on the routes from Washington include: New York,...
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Jun 08, 2013

Union Station: Beautiful Place to Arrive, Pt. 2

“Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.”— Daniel Burnham (1846-1912) architect of Washington DC’s Union StationUnion Station...
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Feb 25, 2013

Union Station & Environs

Union Station is located just a few blocks north of the US Capitol Building on Capitol Street. It was completed in 1908 and, at the time, was the largest building in the US and the largest train...
Aug 20, 2010

Union Station

As DC is the Nation's Capitol and is in the most densely populated area of the country, it is thankfully well-serviced by train. Amtrak trains run from DC north to Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York...
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Apr 25, 2010

Union Station: Beautiful Place to Arrive

To the Memory of Christopher ColumbusWhose High FaithAnd Indomitable CourageGave to MankindA New World— the inscription on the Columbus Monument outside Washington, D.C.’s Union StationOUR VACATION...
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Jan 09, 2010

Ride The Subway - Quick & Easy.

During our short stay in Washington DC we used the subway to move around the city, once from the Smithsonian Museums station to Pentagon City station to visit Crystal City Shopping Complex and then...
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Jul 16, 2008

Travelling with luggage on the metro -

Washington DC metro system - Luggage - UGH ! I use the DC metro system every day for work and I see many people STRUGGLE with their luggage and they SOMEHOW manage, they survive (BELIEVE ME). That...
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Jun 02, 2008

Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Commuter Train

Travel into DC from Northern VA in more comfort and from farther away than the metro, using the commuter train, which costs just a little more than the metro and is faster. Adult Price is normally...
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Apr 23, 2007

Virginia Railway Express

There are good ways to get to DC, but there's also a best way: taking a train. There are quite a few options of trains into Washington DC (like Amtrak) but my personal favorite (the one I always take)...
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Dec 30, 2006

Amtrak to Union Station

I do love riding trains. So whenever I get the chance I will take the train over other forms of transport in this or any other country. You can get to Washington on Amtrak from Chicago, NY and Boston,...
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Dec 27, 2006

take the train to DC.

both amtrak and marktrain connects DC with most major towns on the US east coast and it´s a nice way to travel the US in my opinion.marktrain is quite a lot cheaper than amtrak, but amtrak is better,...
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Nov 17, 2006

Union Station

If you're visiting Washington, coming from the big Northeastern cities, consider going by rail. Amtrak offers excellent service in this region. Washington's main station is Union Station. It's worth...
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Sep 07, 2006
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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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