Posts Tagged: Summer in Washington DC

Things to Do in DC at Night

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This post is a look into things to do in Washington, DC at Night. Washington has evolved into a happening place to be after the sun sets. From great restaurants, bars, music, performances to art, culture and shimmering historical memorials on the night horizon, Washington DC has something for all its visitors at night.  And […]

Best Washington DC Bike Rentals and Tours

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While some people enjoy walking tours, others might find it difficult to walk around our nation’s capital.  Although any of the monuments and memorials in Washington DC can only be accessed via foot, most bike tours will get you close enough to hop off and walk to each landmark on your journey. This post compares and […]

Washington DC Night Tours

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This post lists the various Washington, DC night tours available to you, including walking, bus, bike and Segway tours. We review and compare the different options to help you make the best decision for yourself.  Many of Washington, DC’s famous sights are meant to be seen at night.  There is no shortage of options, from […]

Washington DC Boat Tours | Which One is Best

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Washington DC Boat Tours

This post compares the various boat tours and cruises, including dinner cruises, available in Washington, DC. Boat tours offer visitors a unique perspective of Washington, D.C. During a cruise, guests can enjoy some of the city’s many attractions including the memorials on the National Mall, Old Town Alexandria, and National Harbor. Most of the landmarks in and […]

Washington DC Ghost Tours

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Ghosts of georgetown tour

For such a small city, Washington DC has a lot of ghost stories. In any of the historic neighborhoods, you’re bound to find an old house that has unexplained bumps in the night or otherworldly sightings of lost souls who suffered tragic ends. And even president can’t escape the stories of ghosts roaming the halls […]

Twilight Tattoo at Fort Myer 2017

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Twilight Tattoo Fort Myer DC

The Twilight Tattoo 2017 can date its history back to before the Revolutionary War. When it was time for British troops to return to their barracks from the bars, a bugle and drum would summon them with the old tune “doe den tap toe,” or “time to turn off the taps.” This was an indication […]

Memorial Day in DC: Planning Your Visit

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Spending Memorial Day in DC? At the end of May every year, hundreds of thousands of people pour into Washington, D.C. to honor all of our nation’s veterans on Memorial Day. There are a number of different events and ceremonies that commemorate this special weekend including a national concert, parade, and motorcycle rally.  This year […]

U.S. Air Force Band: Spring Performances in D.C.

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A special treat for visitors to DC during the Spring season is to see a performance of the U.S. Air Force Band. Founded on September 24, 1941, the United States Air Force Band has now been entertaining and inspiring people for over 70 years.  Today, there are 177 active-duty airmen and women who are members […]

How Capital Bikeshare Works for Tourists

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Capital bikeshare in DC

Renting a bike is a great way to get around the city without breaking the bank. There are a number of bike rental companies in DC, but the cheapest and most convenient way to travel is through Capital Bikeshare. The city initiated this bike sharing program back in 2010, and up until NYC opened its […]

Public Pools and Fountains in DC

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It can get hot here and humid and then all the museums are crowded because they (unlike the Memorials) have air conditioning. So where do the locals go to enjoy the sun but not melt? Local Pools DC has a great resource of public pools and while they are free for us, they are accessible […]