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Top 10 Things to Do and See While Visiting Washington, DC During Christmas

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Top 10 Things to Do and See While Visiting Washington, DC During Christmas

Lighting of the US Capitol Christmas Tree

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Christmas in Washington, DC is truly spectacular. From tree lighting ceremonies and displays to holiday music festivities and outdoor ice skating, the District is a great place to spend your Christmas holiday. To follow are the top ten things to do and see in DC while passing your winter vacation.

  1. See the National Christmas Tree.

  2. Check-out the Christmas Lights At the National Zoo's ZooLights.

  3. Attend a free holiday concert at the historic Willard Hotel.

  4. Take the Kids to See the Train Displays at the US Botanical Gardens.

  5. Take in a Holiday Performance of The Nutcracker, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Carol at Ford's Theatre or one of the many holday performances.

  6. Listen to the sounds of Handel’s Messiah at the National Cathedral.

  7. Attend the Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the US Capitol.

  8. Go Ice Skating at an Outdoor Rink.

  9. Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

  10. Hot Chocolate at Artfully Chocolate.

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