Posts Tagged: Washington DC attractions

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 […]

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) […]

How to Tour the US Capitol Building

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U.S. Capitol Building Tour

This post is how to get tickets to tour the United States Capitol Building as well as a guide to a visit to Capitol Hill. The United States Capitol Building is one of the most awe-inspiring and visited buildings in Washington DC. Visiting the Capitol Building is definitely a highlight of any trip to the […]

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 […]

Getting Tickets to the Washington Monument

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Washington Monument Tickets

  Getting tickets to the Washington Monument can be a highlight to your visit to Washington, DC. The Washington Monument is the tallest structure in D.C. – there is no law that says it has to be, it’s just really tall – so the view is unparalleled. Since it reopened after the earthquake in 2011, […]

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tours

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Bureau of Engraving DC Tours

This post will show you how to get tickets to tour the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C.  Often confused with the Mint, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is where paper currency is made. It is open for guided tours where you can see the process of how American currency is printed, secured […]

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 […]