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Washington D.C: Explore the US Capital and All it Has to Offer

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Explore the US Capital and All it Has to Offer

Washington D.C. (find hotels) is a treasure trove of wonder, full of history, culture, and landmarks that will intrigue any traveler no matter where they’re from. The city is full of museums, historical monuments, and war memorials that will keep you busy for hours or even days. Plus, there are plenty of free or low-cost activities that are great for people of all ages. Washington D.C. tours allow you to discover more about the United States while having a blast and enjoying every second of your visit.

The Lincoln Memorial- US Capital
The Lincoln Memorial By Ishaan Dalal – Own work, CC BY 2.5 – US Capital

Hit the National Mall

One of the shining gems of any number of Washington D.C. tours is the National Mall, where you can find a wide variety of museums and buildings to explore. Some favorite stops include the Air and Space Museum, where you can learn more about NASA, the Wright Brothers, and famous astronauts. Or try a visit to the National Galleries, where you can spot colorful Matisse cut-outs and ancient Japanese prints and textures. The Natural History Museum is where the famed Hope Diamond rests, and you could get a first-hand look at it with your own two eyes!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts By Mack Male from Edmonton, AB, Canada – Kennedy Center, CC BY-SA 2.0

Get Around by Bike

No matter the season of the year, Washington D.C. tours by bike are always enjoyable and intriguing. Setting out and about in the city on two wheels creates an atmosphere that is receptive to exploration and discovery, an ideal combination is such a historic and cultural city. Washington D.C. is located alongside the Potomac River, making it a grand stop for bicyclists from all over the area. If you are there during the early spring months, then you must check out the Japanese cherry blossoms, which will be in full beautiful bloom.

Pad Thai Goong Sod
Pad Thai Goong Sod

Indulge Your Taste Buds

Finally, you can’t forget about feeding yourself for a day full of adventure and running around! Washington D.C. is full of cafes, bars, and restaurants from just about every kind of cuisine, so you are sure to find something to delight your taste buds. Head on over to Chinatown and indulge in some authentic ramen or pad thai. Or go for something quick and easy, such as a sub sandwich or a treat from one of the many food carts. You’ll definitely want to fuel up for a tour filled with excitement and education. What are you waiting for? Book your tour in Washington D.C. today and prepare to have your mind blown!

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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