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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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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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Hillwood Museum & Gardens
Hillwood Museum & Gardens
Owner description: Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres overlooking Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC. Along with a world renowned... more Owner description: Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres overlooking Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC. Along with a world renowned collection of Russian and French decorative arts, Hillwood also features extensive gardens and special exhibitions. less
Attraction type: Art Museums; Gardens; Historic Sites
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U.S. Marines Sunset Parade
U.S. Marines Sunset Parade
Attraction type: Performances
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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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All places to eat » Places to eat

Bub and Pop's
Bub and Pop's
Ranked #1 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: American
Marcel's
Marcel's
Ranked #2 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Belgian, French, Seafood, Continental
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Rasika
Rasika
Ranked #3 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Keren Coffee Shop
Keren Coffee Shop
Ranked #4 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: African
Baked and Wired
Baked and Wired
Ranked #5 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Kalorama Guest House - Woodley Park
2.5 of 5
Kalorama Guest House - Woodley Park
$111 - $240
Ranked #8 of 49 Washington DC B&B and Inns
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Aaron Shipman House Bed and Breakfast
Aaron Shipman House Bed and Breakfast
$95 - $225
Ranked #10 of 49 Washington DC B&B and Inns
American Guest House
American Guest House
$100 - $219
Ranked #11 of 49 Washington DC B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Avenue Suites Georgetown
3.0 of 5
Avenue Suites Georgetown
$140 - $321
Ranked #5 of 130 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
$149 - $489
Ranked #6 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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Sofitel Washington DC
4.0 of 5
Sofitel Washington DC
$206 - $551
Ranked #7 of 130 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
$369 - $947
Ranked #1 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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The Hay-Adams
5.0 of 5
The Hay-Adams
$332 - $675
Ranked #2 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown
5.0 of 5
Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown
$501 - $952
Ranked #3 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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