Washington Travel Resources

Washington, D.C. is the nation’s capital city and epicenter of American politics. But it’s also a tremendous location for a family vacation. There’s so much to do in this fast-paced city, and definitely something for everyone.

Naturally, being the capital city, Washington D.C has plenty of history and no trip to D.C. is complete without a sightseeing tour of some of the fantastic monuments. Some of the most visited include the Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool, the Vietnam War Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and, of course, the Washington Monument. The National Mall is home to many of the monuments, which makes it easy to see them all in a short period of time. Also, the White House and Smithsonian are in the vicinity, as well.

There’s a bunch of good food to eat in Washington, D.C. . The Georgetown neighborhood, Capitol Hill, Dupont Circle and Adams Morgan neighborhood are all hot spots for top chefs.  The city has tremendous public transportation, so getting between all the neighborhoods is pretty easy.

If your family wants to let out a little energy, a day spent at the Rock Creek Park should definitely be on the agenda. It’s a beautiful, and large park that makes you forget you’re in a major city.

There’s an indescribable buzz in Washington, D.C. that everyone should experience. Use the Travel Resources below to plan your trip to the D.C. today!  
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Washington Travel Resources

Things to do in Washington

Activities

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Ford's Theatre

511 10th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
202-347-4833
FordÕ s Theatre celebrates the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and explores the American experience through theatre and education.

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Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 2000
888-639-7386
The Newseum a 250,000-square-foot museum of news offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits.

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Old Ebbitt Grill

675 15TH STREET, NW | WASHINGTON, DC 20005
202.347.4800
Old Ebbitt Grill is just steps from The White House and museums in downtown Washington. Established in 1856, it was a favorite of Presidents Grant, Cleveland, Harding and Theodore Roosevelt and is still a popular meeting spot for political insiders, journalists, celebrities and theater-goers.