Historical Society of Washington DC

Founded in 1894, the Historical Society is the only citywide nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve, present and interpret the history of Washington, D.C. and its people. In 2003, the Historical Society opened its most ambitious project to date, the City Museum. The museum is housed in the Carnegie Library building, located in the …
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Washington DC by Foot, Water and Bike…

By Foot Washington DC is one of the best cities to walk, so walking tours are very popular. The tour season usually runs from March through the end of October. Rather than to be on your own, Washington Walks offers tours of neighborhoods like Georgetown and Adams Morgan, and of course of the principal landmarks such …
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Public Transportation to Union Station in Washington DC

Here are some public transportation options to get to Union Station from the American Guest House Bed and Breakfast: BY TAXI: From the Guest House  is about  3.5 mi and will take 15 minutes with a cab. The estimated fare is $13.26 using the rate in DC, this includes a 15% tip. You can always catch a …
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Dupont Circle Chocolate Tours

DC Metro Chocolate Tours offers an exclusive 2 ½ hour 1.5 mile walking tour covering the significant highlights of the historic Dupont circle neighborhood in between tastings at the neighborhoods finest chocolatiers. You will learn the history of making chocolate as well as useful tips for tasting and choosing chocolate.   Tours are given every Saturday from 12:45 to …
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Washington DC Monuments At Moonlight

Experience one of the capital’s most unique tours, the Monuments by moonlight tour. The monuments are impressive during the day, but you will enjoy a different experience seeing them illuminated by the moonlight.   The tour includes some of the cities most popular monuments, the FDR Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, the Korean War Memorial & the Iwo Jima Memorial. …
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C&O Canal Boat Rides in Georgetown

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, more commonly known as the C&O Canal was built as a means of boat transport for Georgetown which was once a tobacco port until the middle of the 19th century.  The Canal is currently a tourist attraction. One hour boat tours are given through the historic neigborhood by guides in period clothing on a boat …
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The National Archives in Washington DC

The National Archives Experience contains the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights. These important historical documents are housed in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, the Public Vaults permanent exhibit gallery, the Lawrence F. O’Brien temporary exhibit gallery,  the Boeing Learning Center, and the William G. McGowan Theater. Spring through late summer is peak tourism season in …
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