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If you are a museum buff, Washington DC is the place for you. Best of all, many of these world-class destinations are completely free of charge (thanks Smithsonian Institution!). Once you’ve had your fill of education and information, explore the monuments and memorials on the National Mall, get close to nature at the zoo or botanical gardens or simply take in the eclectic architecture of the city that Charles Dickens called the “City of Magnificent Intentions.”

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48 Hours in Washington D.C.

With 18 Smithsonian sites to explore, more museums and sites than you can imagine (and we didn’t even begin to talk about the monuments), there’s no way you can do more than scratch the surface of everything Washington D.C. offers in just 48 hours. Pick your sites wisely, don’t try to do too much and...

World War II Memorial
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Top 10 Accessible Hotels in Washington D.C.

There’s so much to see and do in Washington D.C. that wherever where you stay, you’ll never be far away from some of the country’s best museums, most renowned sites and iconic buildings. Head for downtown if you want to be in walking distance to the top attractions, or stay further out in Arlington to...

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Top 10 Attractions in Washington DC

If you are a museum buff, Washington DC is the place for you. Best of all, many of these world-class destinations are completely free of charge (thanks Smithsonian Institution!). Once you’ve had your fill of education and information, explore the monuments and memorials on the National Mall, get close to nature at the zoo or...

Cherry Blossoms in DC
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