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Free Things to Do: Family-Friendly Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is filled with free family activities and thi...

Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

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

Free Things to Do: Best of Washington, DC

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Free Things to Do: Outdoor Activities in Washington, DC

The District is filled with plenty of outdoor adventures that won’t ...

Where to Find the Most Colorful Street Murals in Washington, DC

Vibrant street art adds color to DC in any season.

10 Reasons to Visit the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC

Discover natural beauty at this free-to-enter, kid-friendly landmark...

The Capital of Free Museums

Book your next vacation to the nation’s capital and visit these only...


Virginia

U.S. Air Force Memorial

Located in Arlington, VA, the United States Air Force Memorial honors the service and heritage of the men and women of the United States Air Force

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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

Lincoln Memorial

The grand Lincoln Memorial towers over the Reflecting Pool, anchoring the western end of the National Mall

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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

National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History showcases national treasures, like the Star-Spangled Banner and special exhibits on girlhood and religion

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National Mall

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

A visit to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is to be transported to a trying time in American history, an era rife with economic depression and international conflict

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Downtown

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Ameri...

Permanent collection and exhibitions of American crafts. This gem of a museum, located in a historic building near the White House, is dedicated to exhibiting the finest American crafts from the 19th century to the present

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National Mall

Vietnam Women's Memorial

Just south of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is the Vietnam Women's Memorial, which commemorates the 265,000 women that served in the Vietnam War, many of whom worked as nurses

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