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Washington DC
Washington DC is a hub for American politics and history. Attracting as many school field trips as it does travelers the district offers a peek into the country’s democratic origin. There are plenty of free museums to take advantage of but the real draw here is the memorials and monuments dedicated to great American leaders. Spend some contemplative time at the Reflecting Pool within the National Mall, among the most patriotic places in the country.

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National Gallery of Art
National Gallery of Art
One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the 13th through the 18th centuries and the other exhibits modern art.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Attraction type: Religious Sites; Churches & Cathedrals
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Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and... more Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and Fraternity and Charity on another. less
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues
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Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day. more Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day. less
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Libraries; History Museums
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Korean War Veterans Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
This memorial to Korean War veterans consists of the Pool of Remembrance and the triangular Field of Service depicting 19 soldiers on the field of combat.
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues
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Barmini
Barmini
Ranked #1 of 2,769 Restaurants in Washington DC
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Bub and Pop's
Bub and Pop's
Ranked #2 of 2,769 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Delivery
Corduroy
Corduroy
Ranked #3 of 2,769 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Lafayette Restaurant
Lafayette Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 2,769 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price: $40 - $50
Cuisines: American, Bistro
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Baked and Wired
Baked and Wired
Ranked #5 of 2,769 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bakeries
Dining options: Dessert, Breakfast, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Kalorama Guest House
2.0 of 5
Kalorama Guest House
$113 - $245
Ranked #10 of 33 Washington DC B&B and Inns
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Independence House Bed and Breakfast
Independence House Bed and Breakfast
$90 - $120
Ranked #13 of 33 Washington DC B&B and Inns
The Mansion on O Street
3.0 of 5
The Mansion on O Street
$67 - $638
Ranked #54 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Avenue Suites Georgetown
3.0 of 5
Avenue Suites Georgetown
$199 - $409
Ranked #5 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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The Fairmont Washington DC
4.0 of 5
The Fairmont Washington DC
$208 - $571
Ranked #7 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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Hampton Inn Washington, D.C./White House
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Washington, D.C./White House
$234 - $432
Ranked #8 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Jefferson, Washington DC
5.0 of 5
The Jefferson, Washington DC
$433 - $1,189
Ranked #1 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown
5.0 of 5
Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown
$507 - $1,048
Ranked #2 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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The Hay-Adams
5.0 of 5
The Hay-Adams
$369 - $783
Ranked #3 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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