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Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

History, science, art and culture come alive at these free DC museum...

Kid-Friendly Attractions & Interactive Museums in Washington, DC

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20+ Cool Museums in Washington, DC That Aren’t On the National Mall

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19 Things to See & Do at The Wharf in Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: Best of Washington, DC

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Virginia

Mount Vernon Trail

The 18.5-mile trail winds along the Virginia side of the Potomac River between Theodore Roosevelt Island and George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, with scenic view of Old Town Alexandria and the alluring Dyke Marsh along the way

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National Mall

Smithsonian IMAX® and Planetarium

Watch stunning IMAX films on six-story screens and planetarium shows on a 77 ft. digital dome theater.

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National Mall

Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

Telling the story of one of America's greatest leaders of the 20th century.

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National Mall

United States Botanic Garden

United States Botanic Garden (USBG), established by the U.S. Congress is 1820, is one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America

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Maryland

Visit Frederick

Downtown Frederick, named as one of the Prettiest Painted Places in the nation, abounds with historic architecture, public art and hundreds of events throughout the year.

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Capitol Hill

Folger Shakespeare Library

Explore Shakespeare and his world in performances, exhibits, podcasts and more with the Folger, home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection.

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Dupont Circle

Anderson House–The American Revolution I...

Experience the history and splendor of Gilded Age Washington at Anderson House, a 1905 Beaux Arts mansion built as the winter home of Larz Anderson, an American diplomat, and his wife, Isabel

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Downtown

Decatur House on Lafayette Square

Designed by architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe in 1818, this historic home was the first and last private residence in Lafayette Square.

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