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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.
Courtyard by Marriott Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
Courtyard by Marriott Capitol Hill/Navy Yard is located at 140 L Street, SE near the National baseball park. Conveniently located near Capitol Hill and DC sights, visit to find out more.
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.
The Ritz Carlton's Inauguration Hotel Package
With the 2008 presidential election around the corner it is time to start looking for the perfect inauguration hotel package.
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 Christmas Church Services
If you’ll be in the nation’s capital for Christmas 2011, why not come to one of the city’s iconic churches for a Christmas Eve or Christmas Day service? Here are five of the most historic churches and the Christmas services they offer.
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
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.
Fairmont Hotel in Washington DC
The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC is a luxury hotel located steps away from Geogetown. Check out this site to learn about packages and deals at this hotel.
George Washington Birthday Parade in Old Town...
The George Washington Birthday Parade is held on Monday, February 16, 2009 in Old Town Alexandria. This annual event is part of the Presidents Day celebration. The fun begins at 1 p.m. and will run throughout the streets of Old Town Alexandria.
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.
W Hotel Washington, DC
W Hotel Washington, DC is a luxury hotel next to the White House. W Hotel Washington, DC is the city's it hotel where insiders crowd the POV Bar. Perfect place to stay during the Fourth of July and watch the fireworks
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.
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.
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.
The Madison Hotel in Washington, DC
The Madison Hotel in Washington, DC, is located just a few blocks from the White House and a mile from the Smithsonian Museums. Find out package deals and compare hotel room costs.
The Melrose Hotel Washington, DC
The Melrose Hotel is located at 2430 Pennsylvania Ave, NW in Washington, DC. Melrose Hotel is just two blocks away from the Metro, a couple of blocks from Georgetown and close to the White House, Kennedy Center, Memorials and more.
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
High Speed Chases the Bond Way
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Page 6.
June Festivals in DC
June is filled with fun summer festivals that visitors to Washington, DC won't want to miss.
The Dairy Godmother in Alexandria, VA
The Dairy Godmother serves up frozen custard and nostalgic treats to please young and old. Located in Alexandria, VA, you definitely want to stop by this cafe for a creamy dessert.
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.
Hay Adams Hotel in Washington, DC
The Hay Adams is one of Washington, DC's most luxurious hotels. Steps away from the White House, the Hay Adams is a convenient hotel with superior service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duke Ellington Jazz Festival in Washington, DC
The Duke Ellington Jazz Fesitval in Washington DC takes place June 5-15, 2009 and includes free concerts on the National Mall.
River Inn - Downtown Hotels in Washington, DC
The River Inn is located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood, just blocks from downtown Washington, DC. The River Inn is a boutique hotel
Wolf Trap National Park For the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is located in Vienna, VA about 30-40 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. Learn about performances, concertns, musical events.
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Events in...
Find birthday events honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Washington, DC. Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2010 at events taking place at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Memorial and the National Museum of American History.
Tools of the Trade
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Page 4.
Going Native in Washington, DC
Here are ten great tips to look like a Washington, DC insider rather than a typical tourist.
Shakespeare Free for All
Shakespeare Free For All is an annual summer event in Washington, DC that offers visitors and the local community an opportunity to see free performances of a Shakespeare play. Learn more about plays, times and venues.
Learn the Tricks of the Trade at the Spy Museum...
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC is filled with memorabilia and information about intrigue and espionage and how it has shaped our nation over the years. Page 3.
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.
An Insider's View of the Spy Museum
The lobby of the International Spy Museum in DC. Page 2.
Sofitel Lafayette Square in Washington, DC
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square has a romantic offer with its Sparkling Sofitel Rendezvous package.
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.
DC’s Newest National Monument: President...
President Lincoln's Cottage was designated a US monument in 2000 by President Clinton. After a $15 million restoration and renovation, this historic site is opening its doors to the public.
KidSpy® Festival Tradecraft Try-Its
Families visiting Washington, DC will love the International Spy Museum. With fun for both kids and mom and dad everyone can enjoy being a spy at the first KidSpy Festival ever.
Hillwood Estate Presents Divas Outdoors:...
Head over to Hillwood Estate for Divas Outdoors Classic Films Under the Stars. There are two opportunities to screen That Touch of Mink and How to Marry a Millionaire on the grounds of Hillwood Estate.
Old Town Alexandria Wine and Food Festival
Old Town Alexandria Wine and Food Festival is part of Virginia's Annual Wine Month celebration. This wine and food festival takes place October, 9, 10 and 11, 2009 and provides visitors and opportunity to sample local wines.
Free Summer Concerts - The United States Air...
Free summer concerts in Washington, DC happen just about every day of the week. The United States Air Force Band plays Wednesdays and Fridays during the month of August.
Bittersweet Café in Old Town Alexandria
Bittersweet Cafe is located in Old Town Alexandria and primiarly serves breakfast, lunch and brunch. They have a great selection of cakes and cookies. Learn more about Bittersweet Cafe and places to eat in Old Town Alexandria.
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.
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.
Monday Night at The National Theatre - Free...
Monday Night Free Performances at The National Theatre for Fall 2009 will kick-off on September 28, 2009 with a free performance by the Marine String Quartet. Shows are at 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix Park Hotel DC - Capitol Hill Hotel
Phoenix Park Hotel DC is located at 520 N. Capitol St, NW across the street from Union Station and just blocks away from the U.S. Capitol. Find out rates for the Phoenix Park Hotel DC, visit the Dubliner Pub, rate and review this hotel.
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.
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.
Solar Decathlon College Competition
The Solar Decathlon is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and brings together 20 teams of college and university students to design and build an effective and efficient solar powered home. Come to the National Mall October 8 - 20, 2009 to watch the competition.
Veterans Day in Washington, DC: Honoring...
War veterans are honored at various war memorials throughout Washington, DC.
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel - Washington, DC
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel is located in DC's SW quadrant just steps away from the George Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall. Find out more about L'Enfant Plaza Hotel.
An Exteroir Shot of the International Spy...
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC
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.
DC Savoy Suites & Carlyle Suites Make Community...
The Savoy Suites and The Carlyle Suites in Washington, DC are offering a new package called Serve America and Stay in DC. Save fifty percent of your hotel per night by volunteering 5 hours of service.
The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage: Free...
The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage (2700 F St. NW Washington, DC 20566, 202-467-4600)provides visitors an opportunity to see a range of performances free of charge 364 days a year. Every night at 6 p.m.
The Friendship Firehouse and Museum in...
The Friendship Firehouse Museum and Festival is located in Washington, DC and is a great place to take the family the first Saturday of August.
Valentine’s Day Romance in Washington, DC
You don't have to go half way around the world to finance romance. Washington, DC is filled with get aways and venues that will set the tone for Valentine's Day.
Patriotic Places to Celebrate July 4th in...
Washington, DC is a place of patriots and patriotism. The city is filled with landmarks that honor those who made the US “the Home of the Brave” and that embody the spirit of American freedom.
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.
Storefront Churches by Camilo José Vergara...
The National Building Museum will be exhibiting Storefront Churches: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara June 20-November 29, 2009 in Washington, DC.
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.
July in Washington
There’s lots to do in Washington during July from fireworks to beer tastings at the National Zoo.
Brew at the Zoo-The National Zoo in Washington,...
Brew at the Zoo in Washington, DC is an annual event that will take place on August 20, 2009 at the National Zoo. Find out how to get tickets, what to wear and what to expect.
Free Scavenger Hunt: The Race to the White...
On Saturday, April 18, 2009 Watson Adventures will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a free Race to the White House Scavenger Hunt.
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.
Winter Activities In Washington
What to do in Washington during the Winter months.
A Review of the Helix Lounge in Washington, DC
The swanky Helix Lounge, located near Washington, DC's Logan Circle, is a popular bar to grab a drink and kick-back and relax after a long day of visiting all the sights of DC. If you are looking for a place to perch and people watch, Helix Lounge will not disappoint.
Dumbarton Concerts in the Heart of Georgetown
Georgetown has a great selection of live music venues and if chamber music is your fetish, then Dumbarton Concerts in historic Georgetown is a place you will want to visit.
New York Ave in Washington, DC - Exploring DC's...
New York Avenue in Washington, DC is a diagonal street that runs through downtown DC. New York Avenue is dotted with historical landmarks and museums in the District including the Octagon House and Museum, the National Arboretum, the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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.
The Enigma
The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Page 7.
Constitution Gardens in Washington, DC
Constitution Gardens in Washington, DC spreads across 45 acres of land and pays tribute to the 56 men who signed the US Constitution.
Running And Biking Events In DC
Running and biking are great ways to see a city. And Washington has several events this Spring that can offer visitors a real glimpse of different parts of the city as they run or bike through it.
Terra Cotta Warrior Vacation Package Deal
Terra Cotta Warrior vacation package deal offers a discounted hotel room price and tickets to the Terra Cotta Warrior Exhibition a the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC.
Boo at the Zoo - The National Zoo's Annual...
Boo at the Zoo is the wildest Halloween party in Washington, DC for kids two to twelve years old and their parents. Come check-out the fun because this is one Halloween party you won't want to miss.
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.
"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,
National Cathedral Creche Exhibition
The National Cathedral’s annual exhibition of nativity scenes from around the world opens on November 23, 2009 and runs through the Epiphany on January 6, 2010. See Christmas nativity sets with the whole family.
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.
What To Do During Washington Heat
Washington summers mean heat and humidity. Here are some things to do this week as the mercury rises.
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Free For All: The...
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Free for All free performance of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew runs August 27, 2009 to September 12, 2009.
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.
Haunted Houses in Washington, DC
The Most Haunted Houses in Washington, DC is a popular walk for visitors, especially during the Halloween season. Find out about some of DC's most haunted sights.
First DC Irish Writers Festival
The first DC Irish Writers Festival is hosted by Solas Nua and will be held March 11-15, 2010. Find out schedule of events and Irish writers who will be on hand to read from their books and answer your questions.
Mount Vernon Fall Wine Festival and Sunset Tour
The Mount Vernon Fall Wine Festival and Sunset Tour takes place from Oct. 2-4, 2009. Tickets are $30 and allows you to sample wines from 17 Virginia wineries.
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.
Bargain Theatre Tickets to DC Theatre
Find bargain theatre tickets for half-price to the theatre, dance, music, and opera for performances at the Kennedy Center, National Theatre, Arena Stage, Ford's Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, and more.
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.
Parks & Gardens in Washington, DC
Washington, DC has many parks and gardens for visitors to enjoy. Visitors can picnic at many of these sights, go for a jog or bike ride, or simply enjoy mother nature in all her splendor.
Free Holiday Concerts at the Willard Hotel
Commencing December 1st, the Willard will present a free music program called Holiday Lobbying Monday-Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Top choral and musical ensembles from around the Washington Metro area will perform in the elegant grandeur of the hotel’s famous lobby.
Cherry Blossom Festival Lantern Lighting...
The 2010 formal lantern-lighting ceremony takes place on Sunday, April 4, 2010 at the Tidal Basin (Independence Ave and 17th St., SW). Find out all the information you need to attend the Cherry Blossom Festival Lantern Lighting Ceremony.
Hear The Washington Ringing Society at the Old...
The Washington Ringing Society rings the Congress Bells at the Old Post Office Pavillion. The NPA gives tours of the clock tower.
The Big Apple Circus is Coming to Dulles Town...
The Big Apple Circus is coming to the Washington, DC Metro Area in March. The circus will make its way to the Dulles Town Center, March 6 -27, 2010. Find out more about the Circus show, tickets and performances.
Capitol Hill Culinary Experience Tour
Capitol Hill Culinary Experience Tour is a walking tour that let's visitors to DC sample some of the best food and drink on Capitol Hill.
A Review of the Hotel Rouge in Washington, DC
The Hotel Rouge in Washington, DC is located on Embassy Row, just steps from both the downtown business district and trendy Dupont Circle.
Indoor Rock Climbing at Results Gym in...
Rock climbing at Results Gym (Capitol Hill location only) can be exhilarating. Chimborazo! is the first simulated indoor rock climbing wall in Washington, DC.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the...
Washington, DC is filled with memorials honoring US presidents. The sites chosen and memorials created vary from president to president. The LBJ Memorial Grove is located near the Pentagon and Arlington Memorial Cemetery.
The Annual Cycle World International Motorcycle...
The Annual Cycle World International Motorcycle Show, presented by Toyota, is the largest motorcycle show series in the world and will make 13 stops within the U.S., including here in Washington, DC.
ELVIS! At the Newseum in Washington, DC
Elvis! is an exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, DC that will be on display from March 12, 2010 - February 14, 2011. See Elvis memorabilia, photos, costumes and more.
The US Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC
The US Capitol Visitor Center will open its doors on December 2, 2008. Learn about booking a tour online and about all the exhibits on display.
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.
Folger Shakespeare Library: Summer Lecture...
Folger Shakespeare Library boasts the largest collection of Shakespeare Materials. Located in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill, Folger offers a wonderful summer lecture series

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