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Washington DC On The Water & Exploring The Potomac River

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View of Washington DC Historic Landmarks and Monuments

Visitors to Washington DC spend most of their time in iconic places around the National Mall: The White House and U.S. Capitol, emotionally moving memorials and awesome museums. To fully appreciate America’s beautiful capital, get out of the Mall bubble and see it from another perspective – from the surrounding waterways.

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How To See The National Mall In 2 Days

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Most visitors come to Washington D.C.to experience museums, monuments, and memorials. Of course, The White House and the U.S. Capitol also top the list.  The good news is that the best of the best can be found within relatively close proximity to each other along and around the National Mall.  To plan to see the best in 2 days, a brief orientation helps.

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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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