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Lincoln Memorial

The iconic Lincoln Memorial is a must-see for any tourist visiting Washington DC!   The Memorial The Lincoln Memorial is a 99-foot tall marble structure in the style of classic Greek architecture. It is built out of Yule Marble quarried from Colorado. It sits atop 145 steps leading up from the reflection pool at the …
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National Cherry Blossom Festival

Events and Festivals in Washington DC: MARCH 20 – APRIL 12, 2020   Every April, our nation’s capital changes into the most spectacular color of pink one can imagine as the Cherry Trees lining the National Mall and Potomac Rivers burst forth with life and vitality. This phenomenon is an annual treat for locals as …
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A Visit to the Library of Congress

Free Events – Library of Congress Monday – Saturday (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM) **Closed on Sundays**   Introduction Whether you are an avid book worm or not, a visit to the Library of Congress in Washington DC is a not-to-be-missed afternoon event for any visit to the nation’s capital. Boasting well over 164 million …
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Washington National Zoo

Free Events – Washington D.C Smithsonian National Zoological Park  Every Sunday – Saturday  8 AM – 5 PM Location Nestled near the Adams Morgan and Woodley Park neighborhoods of Washington D.C. lies one of the world’s greatest and most expansive zoos. Offering exhibits of exotic animals from all around the world, the Smithsonian National Zoological …
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Retrospective at the Renwick

Michael Sherrill Retrospective 28 June 2019 – 5 January 2020 Renwick Gallery Daily, 10 am – 5:30 pm Artist Michael Sherrill is a North Carolina based craftsman. He works with a variety of materials to create both household objects and sculptures. He began his career as a potter, creating bowls and other common items. Over …
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Upcoming at the Kennedy Center

The Washington Ballet Presents BALANCHINE + ASHTON Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Sunday, February 23, 2020 Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater Tickets: $25 – $170 The Washington Ballet The Washington Ballet Company opened in 1976 under Mary Day, and is an extension of the Washington School of Ballet. Julie Kent is the company’s current artistic director. …
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Pat Steir at the Hirshhorn

Pat Steir: Color Wheel 24 October 2019 – 07 September 2020 Hirshhorn Museum Daily, 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM Pat Steir Pat Steir was born in 1940 in Newark, New Jersey. She attended the Pratt Institute and the Boston University College of Fine Arts. She was mentored by John Cage and Agnes Martin. Some of …
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14th Street Shops

Miss Pixie’s Furnishings and Whatnot Miss Pixie’s shop located on 14th St. is easily recognizable by its iconic pink paint. The store focuses on selling stylish vintage furniture. The interior of the shop is bright, spacious and filled with attractive furniture. This makes the shop pleasant to spend time in even if you are not …
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Give The Gift of American Guest House This Holiday Season

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at our property.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.