Washington D.C. Travel Guide

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Georgetown

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Cleveland Park

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National Zoological Park

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Anacostia

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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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  • Incredible Dessert

    Georgetown Restaurants

    The Blue Duck Tavern has some of the best desserts in the area; in particular their apple pie and sugar cookies. My wife and I often stay at the Park Hyatt in Georgetown and frequent the Blue Duck when we stay here. We have enjoyed dessert here in the restuarant, lounge and even had dessert sent to our room. The apple pie here is famous and is so...

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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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  • As high as 4 and half matcrazy1

    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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National Zoological Park

  • River Otters - My Nephew's Favorite!

    National Zoological Park Things to Do

    At the Washington National Zoo, river otters are part of the "American Trail" section of the zoo, which features a variety of animals from North America, including sea lions, seals, bald eagles, wolves, ravens, beavers, and brown pelicans. My nephew really likes river otters, so we made sure to track down these wonderful animals.

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  • Lots of Turtles

    National Zoological Park Things to Do

    The zoo has dozens of box turtles which can live to be 100 years old. These turtles are native and exclusive to North America, mostly in the eastern half of the country.

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  • Places to eat near the Zoo

    National Zoological Park Restaurants

    There are several concession stands within the zoo grounds where you can stop to have something to eat and drink. If you choose to eat in the Zoo itself it will not be cheap, lets put it that way. These concession stands are located near most of the major exhibits. Most are closed from November to March though, just in case you are visiting in...

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Anacostia

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    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 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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  • 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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    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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Washington, D.C. – the District of Columbia - the capital of the United States – This is where American politics happen with the President, the Congress, and the Supreme Court all at the center...