Posts Tagged: Must See Washington DC

White House Garden Tour

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White House Garden Tour Tickets

This post explains how to obtained timed tickets to the White Garden Tours, which take place 2 times every year. While you can request to tour the White House any time of year, only twice a year are the White House Gardens open to the public. You can stroll through the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the […]

Plan Your Visit to the National Archives

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National Archives Tickets and Tours

This post is about visiting the National Archives in Washington, DC, how to plan your visit, what there is to see.  Though most visitors come to see the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, there really is plenty more to experience, such as a copy of the Magna Carta.   Plan Your Visit Charters of […]

A Free Observation Deck in Washington, DC

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Old Post Office DC Trump Hotel

This post is a guide to touring the Old Post Office Pavilion at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.   The Old Post Office has long been a standout in the DC skyline and you can see its clock tower rising 315′ (96 m), well above most of the surrounding buildings. Though DC residents might call […]

Things to Do in Georgetown, D.C.

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Things to Do in Georgetown DC

This post is a summary of things to do in Georgetown, DC, including sightseeing, restaurants and shopping.  To most, Georgetown is just a name of the local university, but this neighborhood of Washington, DC is full of history, fun and food – and cupcakes. It’s on the top of our list of places to see […]

National Mall Guide and Things to Do

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This post is a guide of things to do on the National Mall in Washington, DC, with tips on how to get here, where to park, on choosing museums as well as a self-guided tour.   What and Where is the National Mall Museums on the Mall Attractions on the Mall Where to Eat Self Guided […]

International Spy Museum Tickets and Guide

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This post is a guide to tickets and exhibits at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC., one of the most popular private museums in the city. In fact, it is so popular it is moving to a new large location in the next few years!  We show you what type of tickets (and discounts) […]

The Supreme Court Tours and Lectures

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Supreme Court DC Tours

Supreme Court tours give the general public the chance to explore one of the many federal buildings that make up the Capitol Hill complex – the Supreme Court building. As the people’s highest court in the land, both the building the the Supreme Court cases are open to the public. Use this guide to learn […]

Visit the Pentagon on a Guided Tour

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Visit the Pentagon on a Guided Tour

This post is a how to visit and take a guided Pentagon tour, with tips on arriving and other nearby attractions.  As the headquarters of the Department of Defense for the United States, you may not think the building is open to the public. However with advance planning and some background checks, you can take […]

Library of Congress Tours of the Jefferson Building

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Library of Congress Tours

This post is about how to take one of the Library of Congress tours of the Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C.  It also highlights the exhibits and architecture that is on display there.  The Library of Congress is home to over 158 million items including books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, films, and more. Today, the complex […]

Best Washington DC Tourist Attraction Passes

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This post compares the different tourist attraction passes and combos that are available in Washington, DC, There is so much to see in the city – and luckily many sites have free admission!  However, some of the best museums, such as the Newseum and the Spy Museum do have entrance fees.  And with the sites spread out, […]