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The Most Scenic Views in Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C. is visually beautiful.  Open spaces, manicured parks, grand avenues converging at landscaped circles and exceptional architecture fill America’s capital with endless scenic views.

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Rainy Day Activities In Washington D.C.

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Washington DC is the place to be on a rainy day.  You could spend an entire rainy day exploring just one of the immense and compelling world-class museums in America’s capital. The selections below, clustered by area to keep you dry by minimizing travel, appeal to a wide range of interests.

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Baltimore To Washington DC Day Trip

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When vacationing in Baltimore plan to spend a day in Washington DC, only about an hour drive away. America’s capital is a beautiful city filled with significant sites. Iconic touchstones of democracy, amazing museums exhibiting the nation’s treasures, moving monuments and memorials and statue-filled parks tell America’s story.

With so much to see, plan ahead to get a good overview and have time to tour one or two of sites in depth. What you choose depends on whether you are traveling adults or families with children.

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Mount Vernon Tour Coupons

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Mount Vernon, the exquisitely restored home of George Washington, the first President of the United States, and his wife Martha, is the centerpiece of the expansive plantation located in a spectacular setting along the banks of the Potomac River 15 miles south of the capital city. The vast property’s many interesting components provide visitors with a remarkable glimpse into 18th century plantation life and into the life of George Washington, the man, and the president.

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Washington DC Bike Tour Coupons

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The challenge of visiting America’s beautiful capital city is how to see it all in a limited amount of time. Washington DC is walkable, however, the spectacular sites are spread out and walking long distances can be daunting, especially in summer months when daytime temperatures are high. Guided tours aboard trolleys and buses are always good options as they can put you within walking distances of what you want to see, as does the metro system.

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