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Location: 3701 Lockheed Boulevard, Alexandria, VA
Considered by many to be one of the finest wildlife watching sites in the Washington metropolitan area, Huntley Meadows Park offers trails through 1,424 acres of forest, meadows, and freshwater...
Location: 45th St NW & Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC
Turtle Park (which is officially called Friendship Park) is a city favorite. The playground is fenced, and very large and shaded, with benches all around, and play equipment suited to many ages...
Location: 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
After a two-year, $85 million renovation of the heart of the building, the National Museum of American History re-opened in 2008. Visitors now enter the museum through a five-story, sky-lit atr...
Location: 2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Kennedy Center, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River, is America's living memorial to President Kennedy, in addition to being the nation's busiest arts facility, and presenting...
Location: 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
The Newseum - a 250,000-square-foot museum of news - offers museum-goers an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits. Featuri...
Location: 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, AFIP, Building 54, Washington, DC
Note: As of April 3, 2011, the museum is closed in preparation for its move to Silver Spring. The museum is scheduled to reopen in the Forest Glen Annex in the fall of 2011.
Location: Washington, DC
Colorful anecdotes, humorous stories, and historical information, and the chance to discover Washington at your own pace are some of the lures for taking an Old Town Trolley Tour. Convenient s...
Location: Southwest of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
Location: 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC
Prices: Great Hall, Museum Shop, cafe, or a docent-led tour of our historic landmark building: free of charge.
Access to all galleries, including LEGO Architecture and the Building Zone, a...
Location: 3200 George Washington Memorial Parkway, Mount Vernon, VA
Mount Vernon was the beloved home of George and Martha Washington from the time of their marriage in 1759 until General Washington's death in 1799. He worked tirelessly to expand his plantation...
Location: 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD
Opened in 1998, the College Park Aviation Museum is a 27,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility located on the grounds of the historic College Park Airport, the world's oldest continuously ...
Location: 900 Ohio Drive, SW, Washington, DC
Location: Ft Myer, VA
More than four million people visit the Arlington National Cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week, Monday throug...