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Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, once the home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, features a French Parterre within ivy-covered walls.

Pictured: French Parterre at Hillwood Estate

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Upper Northwest / National Cathedral

It’s hard not to be impressed by this tree-lined neighborhood. Take some time to explore Washington National Cathedra (don't miss the gargoyle tour). In the warmer months, rest and relax in the lush gardens of the Hillwood Estate, then catch a performance at nearby Carter Barron Amphitheatre.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Travel and Leisure called DC "one of the most exciting restaurant cities on the East Coast" and it's easy to see why. With more than 100 restaurants in the region from celebrity chefs and homegrown favorites, there's a culinary delight aroun
Eateries in this largely residential neighborhood favor family-friendly atmosphere.
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, formerly the home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, is set on 25 manicured acres which include a Japanese-style garden.
This quiet, less trodden section of the District is home to attractions like Marjorie Merriweather Post's estate, a woodsy amphitheater and renowned tennis facility.
Ringed by manicured English-style gardens, the National Cathedral rises from the tallest point in Washington. Its 112 gargoyles have some of the best views of the city.
Discover the cultural side of Washington, DC, in its museums, theaters, restaurants and nightlife.
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