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Inside Background
Washington, D.C. is not quite a state, but is nontheless home to several of the...
Last edited: July 25, 2011
Washington, DC is a city with both Northern and Southern cultures - from the...
Last edited: August 14, 2011
Washington, DC can boast of greatly reduced crime of every type. The city is...
Last edited: September 20, 2014
Washington D.C. has a unique place in American history. Now home to the...
Last edited: December 08, 2008
National Mall The main area of interest for most tourists will be the National...
Last edited: November 22, 2015
Historical Background  All the President's Men is a powerful book about 2...
Last edited: August 07, 2011
Weather Washington, DC is hot and humid in the summers, but the rest of the...
Last edited: April 15, 2014
  Every Saturday and some weekdays Honor Flight Network flies in WWII veterans...
Last edited: August 04, 2011
When: Tuesday, January 20th - Times to be announced - usually 1-5 pm or so...
Last edited: November 10, 2008
This National Archives - Presidential Libraries Information & weblink(s...
Last edited: December 16, 2006
Inside Transportation
Washington DC is served by three area airports, a major train station and a...
Last edited: February 26, 2016
Metro The best way to get around Washington DC is the DC Metro (subway or...
Last edited: August 31, 2016
Metro The heart of Washington DC's public transportation is...
Last edited: September 21, 2016
RENTAL CARS Rental cars is a pretty good way to get around D.C. Yes, there is...
Last edited: April 20, 2015
Air Force One   This is a great source of information about the various...
Last edited: June 05, 2013
Washington Dulles International Airport (airport code: IAD) is 26 miles outside...
Last edited: May 17, 2016
A number of companies offering discounted bus travel between New York City and...
Last edited: February 09, 2015
There is a new public transit option for getting to Baltimore from the DC area...
Last edited: July 29, 2013
Longest Continuous Escalator:  Wheaton (Red Line) - 230 feet long.  Woodley...
Last edited: February 16, 2007
Finding Parking: Online: You can find parking online by searching on this map...
Last edited: August 17, 2014
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is a wonderful place to see historic and...
Last edited: August 07, 2014
Inside Things to Do
These are just a few ideas for possible day trips from Washington DC...
Last edited: July 31, 2015
Washington, DC plays host to festivals celebrating music, dance, theatre and...
Last edited: May 20, 2016
Kids and adults alike will enjoy a visit to the National Zoo.  With thousands...
Last edited: April 06, 2012
While planning your first trip to DC may seem daunting, it doesn't have to be...
Last edited: December 08, 2008
These are just a few of the many attractions in DC:    Monuments and Memorials...
Last edited: January 13, 2016
Washington DC boasts of several areas with excellent nightlife. Adams Morgan...
Last edited: October 28, 2015
Take a ride on the Western Hemisphere’s longest escalator.  The Wheaton station...
Last edited: January 17, 2007
Washington DC visitors are likely to find a performance of interest at the...
Last edited: November 02, 2012
Inside DC, not only is Union Station a major transportation hub, it also has a...
Last edited: July 29, 2015
Professional Sports Washington DC is home to several professional sports...
Last edited: January 12, 2007
Take a guided tour to orient yourself to Washington DC, and to see various...
Last edited: November 30, 2012
Day One:  Take a guided tour to orient yourself to the Washington DC, and to...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
A fairly new and inspiring monument in DC, the Air Force Memorial looks cool...
Last edited: April 25, 2010
One of the events unique to Washington DC is the Cherry Blossom Festival...
Last edited: February 03, 2014
DCten Weekly short list of things to do in DC. Alternative to going through...
Last edited: January 29, 2014
For the next year (until Feburary 2009) Ford's Theater is closed to the public...
Last edited: March 31, 2008
Have a heart-to-heart with Honest Abe at the Lincoln Memorial then walk along...
Last edited: February 03, 2014
The Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception located on Michigan...
Last edited: November 22, 2012
Fireworks Popular viewing areas: Capitol West Front Nearest Metro Station(s...
Last edited: June 16, 2015
Memorial Day Ceremonies  The character of the Arlington Cemetery and the...
Last edited: May 20, 2013
With over 100 restaurants representing over 50 ethnicities, Georgetown...
Last edited: December 09, 2009
Outdoor 80's Movies at New Jersey Ave. Every Thursday night, beginning on June...
Last edited: April 27, 2009
Old Post Office Building   The National Park Service maintains the bell tower...
Last edited: January 03, 2014
TICKETPLACE sells half-price  advance and day-of tickets for theatre and the...
Last edited: January 11, 2013
Destination DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington sponsor...
Last edited: October 21, 2008
The National Shrine is a favorite spot to visit in DC. The awesome "Christ in...
Last edited: July 30, 2013
This statue falls into the category of "What were they thinking?"  The statue...
Last edited: December 05, 2007
The DC by Foot "More than Monuments" FREE walking tour is a quick and free tour...
Last edited: November 10, 2015
DC Sail is a program of the National Maritime Heritage Foundation that not only...
Last edited: August 05, 2009
Eastern Market, seven blocks east of the Capitol,  is one of the oldest...
Last edited: March 26, 2012
The House of the Temple is the headquarters of a Masonic organization known as...
Last edited: July 11, 2010
The memorial is certainly worth visiting but the view from the steps toward the...
Last edited: September 20, 2009
Mobiletours.org produces two walking tours; the Lincoln Assassination Tour and...
Last edited: August 04, 2008
The National Building Museum is located in the heart of downtown Washington...
Last edited: June 22, 2011
Welcome to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the only museum in the...
Last edited: August 07, 2014
The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum share...
Last edited: July 17, 2012
The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian Church (USA) located...
Last edited: January 26, 2009
National Park Service Website: http://www.nps.go... Contains opening hours
Last edited: February 08, 2008
The scandal tour is great tongue in cheek entertainment. The bus picks you up...
Last edited: February 06, 2008
Check out The Shakespeare Theatre's website for upcoming shows.
Last edited: November 03, 2006
Website: http://www.suprem...  Visiting hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday...
Last edited: June 18, 2008
The Vietnam Memorial Wall is a must-see, where touching photos, letters and...
Last edited: February 17, 2010
For information on setting up a White House tour or the logistics (what you...
Last edited: December 08, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Washington DC has not traditionally been known for its inventive or lively...
Last edited: February 06, 2008
For a seafood buffet, try Phillips Seafood. You'll get an ample supply of very...
Last edited: November 04, 2009
Aerial Views Ruth's Chris Steak House, Crystal City Windows Over Washington...
Last edited: October 27, 2006
On Friday and Saturday nights, Crepeaway is now open until 4 am.  They offer...
Last edited: April 01, 2008
The Metro (or for you Anglophiles, "the Underground") takes you everywhere you...
Last edited: December 09, 2006
Perhaps because of the large number of Japanese news reporters and diplomats in...
Last edited: June 23, 2008
Dolcezza make homemade gelato from unique, fresh ingredients. This location in...
Last edited: May 01, 2009
The Roof Terrace Restaurant at The Kennedy Center recently hired celebrity Chef...
Last edited: December 09, 2008
Chef Paul Pelt creates an exciting, bold, and beautifully executed menu of...
Last edited: February 13, 2009
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 27, 2016
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: July 17, 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: September 15, 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: February 28, 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
I have in the past, hired from Alamo, but having never needed to amend...
Last edited: September 12, 2016
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: December 17, 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: August 24, 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 19, 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: September 09, 2016
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: April 18, 2017