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Washington, DC Travel: Most Popular Articles

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Try Shuttles to and from the Airport in...
Shuttle Services are an economical way to get to and from DC airports and train stations. Here is a list of some of popular and convenient ground services.
Best Restaurants For Dessert in Washington, DC
A guide to the best restaurants in Washington, DC for desserts. Learn where the best places are to find your favorite sweet. Be it cupcakes, pie, ice cream or a souffle DC has some great places for dessert.
Octagon House and Museum - Washington, DC
The Octagon House and Museum in Washington, DC is located at 18th St. and New York Ave. NW. Find out how to arrange a tour and see the oldest museum in the U.S. devoted to architecture.
Georgetown Cupcake Takes the Cake
Georgetown Cupcake is DC's premier cupcakery. Tucked away in trendy Georgetown, Georgetown Cupcake is a must stop for every visitor to Washington, DC.
Presidential Inauguration 2013
No matter who gets elected to the White House, witnessing the inaugural swearing-in ceremony is an honor. The next presidential inauguration is Jan. 21, 2013, where either Gov. Mitt Romney will stand on the podium for the first time or President Barack Obama gets sworn in for his second term. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about getting tickets or just being a spectator. You'll also learn about the actual ceremony.
National Museum of the Marine Corps
The National Museum of the Marine Corps, 36 miles outside of Washington DC, teaches us about this military branch through lots of interactive displays.
Dog-Friendly Happy Hours in Washington, DC
Dog happy hour in Washington, DC is fun for humans and puppies. These dog-friendly venues have happy hours planned that are hospitable to pets and their masters.
The International Spy Museum: Operation...
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC has some great programs that will make your kids want to stay in the District forever. The Spy Museum's Operation Undercover: Secrets of Disguise is an experience that they will always remember.
July in Washington
There’s lots to do in Washington during July from fireworks to beer tastings at the National Zoo.
Potenza DC - A Restaurant Review
Potenza is located at 1430 H St. NW 202-638-4444 www.potenzadc.com. Potenza is an Italian restaurant just a block away from the White House. Read my review to learn about dishes, cocktails and desserts
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Anyone interested in medicine and the history of it will love the National Museum of Health and Medicine. It’s off the beaten path, as it’s tucked onto the campus of Walter Reed Army Medical Center. But once you get through security (don’t forget your picture ID), it’s well worth the visit.
Write Your Valentine a Love Letter: Stationery...
Valentine's Day isn't always about the flowers and the chocolates. Writing your sweetheart a love letter is a priceless gift and the fine stationery that many speciailty shops in DC carry would make even Shakespeare jealous.
St. Matthew Cathedral in Washington, DC
St. Matthew Cathedral is located at 1725 Rhode Island, NW in Washington, DC. It is famously known as the Catholic church where President John F. Kennedy's funeral was held and where the annual Red Mass is held in the fall.
Washington, DC Sports
Washington has some great sports teams and arenas to catch games. This guide will tell you exactly what teams play here, where you can see them play, and the best way to get tickets.
Visit the Supreme Court in Washington, DC
The US Supreme Court in Washington, DCis the highest judicial body in the US. Visitors to DC can hear oral argument October through April.
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in...
The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC is a popular spot, particularly during the summer. Located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW (The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden is bounded by Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive, and 7th and 9th Streets, NW.
June Festivals in DC
June is filled with fun summer festivals that visitors to Washington, DC won't want to miss.
La Tasca Restaurant
La Tasca is a Spanish tapas restaurant and bar in Washington across the street from the Verizon Center. It’s also around the corner from the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of Crime & Punishment, and the International Spy Museum.
Sightseeing DC With A Teen
Washington offers lots of stuff to do that may be of particular interest to a teenager. Here are the top 10 sites that may (or not) appeal to the 13-19 crowd.
National Museum of American History –...
The National Museum of American History is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is located in Washington, DC. Visitors can see over three million artifacts ranging from the original Star-Spangled Banner, Abraham Lincoln's top hat and more.
An Exteroir Shot of the International Spy...
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC
Tidal Basin Performances for the National...
Tidal Basin Performances for the National Cherry Blossom Festival take place daily at the Jefferson Memorial. These are free events that the whole family can enjoy.
Going Native in Washington, DC
Here are ten great tips to look like a Washington, DC insider rather than a typical tourist.
Holiday Hotel Packages in Washington, DC
Holiday hotel packages are in abundance during the holidays in Washington, DC. Visitors can find great hotel deals throughout the city. Premium and luxury hotels offer packages that pamper and are family friendly.
"Barack Obama" by Shepard Fairey on Display at...
"President Obama" a portrait by Shepard Fairey is on display at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington,
Luke the Lion at the National Zoo in DC
Luke the Lion at the National Zoo enjoys a day in the snow. Page 6.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
National Museum of Women in the Arts is located at 13th St and New York Ave in Washington, DC. National Museum of Women in the Arts explores the achievements of women in the art world. Find exhibits, hours, and general information.
An Insider's View of the Spy Museum
The lobby of the International Spy Museum in DC. Page 2.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the...
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is one of the ten largest churches in the world. It is also the largest Roman Catholic Church in the US.
March in Washington
March in Washington is when we start to see signs of Spring. Between celebrating the Persian New Year, film screenings on California Parks, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival, visitors won’t be bored during the month.
Tools of the Trade
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Page 5.
Marian Koshland Science Museum
Not many people know, including native Washingtonians, that the nation’s capital is home to a science museum. The Marian Koshland Science Museum is part of the National Academy of Sciences and has lots of interesting exhibits to learn everything from emerging infectious diseases to what the universe is made of.
Freddie Mac and Magic Johnson Team Up for Hoops...
Freddie Mac and Magic Johnson have teamed up to help the Homeless with their Hoops for the Homeless event at the Verizon Center in DC on September 13, 2008.
Church Services for Christmas in Washington, DC
Washington, DC has some wonderful churches where you can celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas day. If you are looking for a midnight Mass to attend, there are many local churches that offer services.
National Silver Fox Rabbits at the National Zoo
National Silver Fox Rabbits living at the National Zoo in DC. Page 4.
Dumbarton Oaks Museum & Gardens
Dumbarton Oaks Museum & Gardens boasts 16 acres of gardens, terraces, reflecting pools and more. It is also a research facility for Byzantine studies.
What To Do During Washington Heat
Washington summers mean heat and humidity. Here are some things to do this week as the mercury rises.
Park Hyatt Washington, DC - A Luxury Hotel
Park Hyatt Washington, DC is located at 1201 24th St. NW Washington, DC 20037; 202-789-1234 a few blocks from Georgetown and is a luxury hotel. Park Hyatt is a favorite hotel among many visitors to the DC metro area.
Review of Equinox Restaurant in DC
Equinox is an award-winning restaurant known for its elegant American fare that is inspired by the seasons and the region. Located just a block from the White House, this is the perfect place to dine before seeing a performance at Warner’s Theater or after a walking tour of the monuments by moonlight.
Washington During December
Washington is a great place to spend the Winter holidays. See what to do during the month.
National Building Museum Ghost Tours
The National Building Museum Ghost Tours are a great way to learn about one of DC's favorite museums and the ghosts who haunt it and call it home. Take a ghost led tour in October or November.
The US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC
The US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC was dedicated on October 13, 1987. Along with the Naval Heritage Center where visitors can get a healthy dose of maritime history, the US Navy Memorial comprises the Memorial Plaza which honors America’s sailors
Earth Day in Washington DC on the National Mall
Earth Day in Washington, DC takes center stage and the National Mall.
Exhibit at the International Spy Museum
Produced by the KGB the shoe transmitter is like something out of James Bond Story. On exhibit at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, the shoe transmitter was used during the height of the cold war. Page 8.
Voice of America - A Guide to Touring Voice of...
Voice of America (VOA) is metro accessible and offers behind the scene broadcast tours that cover the history of shortwave broadcasts of the 1940s to Internet broadcasts of today.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, DC
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, DC is one of the best luxury hotels in Washington, DC, and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, DC is the closest hotel to the famous cherry blossoms that surround the Tidal Basin. Located betwen Maine & Maryland Ave, and 12th and 14th Streets, SW , the hotel is within a short walking distance to the monuments, memorials and other DC sights and attractions.
Ford's Theatre Museum in Washington, DC--A...
Ford’s Theatre Museum in Washington, DC reopened its doors on July 15, 2009 after extensive renovations. Learn about visiting hours, what you will see, and when to go.
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library is located on Capitol Hill and holds the third largest collection of English books printed before 1641. Visitors to the Folger Shakespeare Library can enjoy theatrical performances, an Elizabethan garden, exhibits and lectures about Shakespeare's life and works and more.
Intrigue & Espionage
These photos highlight some of the exhibits visitors are treated to during their visit to the International Spy Museum. From the famous Bond car to the shoe transmitter, visitors to this informative and fun museum devoted to intrigue and espionage will not be disappointed.
Wolf Trap's Children's Theatre in the Woods-...
Washington, DC has great summer activities for kids of all ages and Wolf Trap's 2009 Children's Theatre in the Woods is one of the many activities for kids ages five to 12 to enjoy.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial is a great place to learn history and see one of Washington's newest memorials.
Cherry Blossom Festival Events: Sakura Matsuri...
This year marks the 50th Japanese Street Festival in Washington, DC. It will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The motto of the festival is all things Japanese.
Happy the Hippo at the National Zoo in DC
Happy the Zoo enjoys a swim at the National Zoo in DC. Page 5.
The National Portrait Gallery's <i>Kate: A...
The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC celebrates the life and works of individuals who have influenced America and her society. The current exhibit pays tribute to the life of Katharine Hepburn.
Celebrate Lincoln's Bicentennial at the Newseum
Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Famiy friendly activities and historical re-enactments will make this a memorable day.
A Restaurant Review of Washington, DC's Proof
Proof Restaurant, located in Washington, DC's Penn Quarter is a vino-centric restaurant that serves up upscale American cuisine.

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