Harpers Ferry – A Day Trip

As the coronavirus continues to shake our world and prevent museums and normal tourist attractions from reopening, now is the perfect time to explore surrounding cities and hidden gems in the DMV area (DC, Maryland, Virginia). Located a little over an hour away by car (and one hour by train), Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is …
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Visit President Washington’s Home at Mount Vernon

Visiting Washington D.C. for the first time and want to have the trip of a lifetime? Look no further than a day trip to Mount Vernon. Located roughly 30 minutes from Washington by car, Mount Vernon is a great escape from the bustling city life of downtown D.C. You can walk the grounds where our …
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Lincoln’s Summertime Cottage

Many are familiar with the famous memorial at the national mall which pays homage to America’s 16th president. Likewise, many are familiar with Ford’s Theater where John Wilkes Booth ended the life of Abraham Lincoln. However, not many people know that the cottage where Lincoln spent roughly a quarter of his presidency still exists in …
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Washington DC Parks and Outdoor Spaces

Quarantining during the COVID-19 crisis can pose its many shares of frustrations and challenges. The majority if not all of the museums and exhibits in Washington D.C. have been closed. Restaurants can only do carry out, etc. That is why we decided to put together a list of the top green spaces and parks that …
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Visiting Washington National Cathedral

Searching for a great attraction to add to your Washington D.C. itinerary? Look no further than the Washington National Cathedral. Officially completed in 1990, this iconic structure took 83 years to build. While domineering in size and scope, the National Cathedral adds a calming presence to the skyline of Washington. Located in the northwest quadrant …
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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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