Attending Memorial Day Weekend in DC

Visiting Washington D.C. at the end of May? If so, you should add many of the Memorial Day activities happening around D.C. to your list. Memorial Day is commemorated on the last Monday of May every single year. This year, Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 25. The Day Memorial Day is a …
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The United States Capitol Building

  The Capitol The United States Capitol Building is one of the most visited institutions in the District of Columbia. The U.S Capitol is a national historic site that is comparable to many of the museums throughout the district. It is also a working branch of government that is home to our congressional lawmakers. Congress …
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Read the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives Museum

Hours and Admission: Every day from 10 AM – 5:30 PM Free National Treasures It is in the National Archives Museum that you will find some of America’s most sacred and revered documents. The Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and Bill of Rights all call this museum their home. These founding documents …
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

The Museum The National Air and Space Museum is one of the foremost centers for research into the history and knowledge of flight and space travel. The museum is the fifth most-visited museum in the world and as of 2018 saw over six million visitors. The museum contains an extraordinary array of historical flight memorabilia. …
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A Moment of Silence in Arlington National Cemetery

The Cemetery The Arlington National Cemetery is the most prestigious military cemetery in the United States. Located in Arlington, Virginia just outside the nation’s capital, the land in which the cemetery encompasses was once the home of Civil War Army General Robert E. Lee. There are several memorials on the grounds including the Tomb of …
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The Very Best Waterfront Activities In Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.’s Potomac River Waterfront is one of the most scenic places in the entire city. It is nestled largely between Georgetown and Downtown Arlington, VA. There are tons of fun activities for the entire family, for couples young and old, for friends of any age, and for the solo traveler. Sometimes you just need …
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Washington Nationals

MLB Opening Day 2020 The Washington Nationals will open the 2020 MLB campaign on Thursday, April 2. The 2020 Opening day will be unlike any other! Coming off a 2019 World Series victory over the Houston Astros, it is safe to say that there is great excitement for this upcoming season. Known more for its …
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Visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

The Monument Towering 30-feet tall, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a must-see attraction on the National Mall. Honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., this public space is nearby to the Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument. Engraved into this statue are many of King’s most famous quotes from …
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