President’s Day Weekend in Washington DC, February 2013

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Looking for a getaway for President’s Day Weekend 2013? Look no further than Washington DC! What better place to celebrate the birth of our nation’s great presidential leaders than right here in Washington? Here is your go-to-guide to some of the region’s best celebrations:

President’s Day will be honored on February 18th, 2013, with many special events and commemorations happening the weekend prior, from the 16th-18th.

Mount Vernon will be commemorating George Washington’s 281 Birthday Celebration all weekend from February 16-18, 2013, with a series of festivities, including the opportunity to see George Washington’s personal copy of the Constitution.

On February 18, 2013, from 1 to 3 p.m Old Town Alexandria will hold the annual George Washington’s Birthday Parade. For 2013 updates, check back here.

The Gadsby’s Tavern Museum will be hosting a series of events from banquets to parades,  on the weekend of February 16-18.

Or consider visiting the National Memorials along the National Mall, for example,visit the Lincoln Memorial (23rd & Constitution Ave., NW) to see the Presidential wreath-laying ceremony and a dramatic reading of the “Gettysburg Address.” Or tour the White House! Or for a more unusual adventure, tour Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum to see likenesses of all US Presidents carved from wax! And on your way home, why not stop by Colonial Williamsburg for a trip back in time?

Jennifer, Innkeeper
American Guest House in Washington DC

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