Posts By: Canden Arciniega

International Spy Museum Tickets and Guide

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This post is a guide to tickets and exhibits at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC., one of the most popular privately-owned museums in the city. We show you what type of tickets (and discounts) are available, what you will see, including two awesome gift shops, to help you decide if a visit is […]

Visiting the American History Museum

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The Smithsonian National Museum of American History tackles the monumental task of displaying and preserving the most important pieces of American history and culture since this country’s birth. Here are some tips to make your visit to the National Museum of American History more enjoyable. After visiting the museum, why not explore American history in […]

Guide to the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC)

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This post is a guide to visiting Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History & Culture (NMAAHC), including information on tickets, tours, how to get there, and what to expect updated for 2019 and the new ticketing policies. Tickets Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Exhibits Free Tours by Foot With so much changing as Washington DC […]

A Definitive Guide to the BEST Museums in Washington DC (2020)

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Washington, DC has over 70 unique museums to explore. With so many options, we decided to make a post of the top museums to visit in Washington, DC  from the Smithsonian museums, galleries, and zoo to some other fun free and paid ones in the city.  Smithsonian Museums Other Museums Museums Open Late Kid-Friendly Museums […]

Visiting the Smithsonian National Zoo

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This post is about the Smithsonian National Zoo. We’ll tell you how to get there, what animals you can see at the National Zoo, how to visit the Pandas, and tours of the National Zoo. Directions, Hours & Admission Exhibits at the National Zoo Tours of the National Zoo National Zoo Panda Cam Zoolights Other […]

How to Get Tickets for White House Public Tour

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Washington DC White House

This post is an article on how to get White House tour tickets, with tips on planning your visit, as well as a virtual tour to show you what you will see.  Get Tour Tickets Plan Your Visit Virtual Tour Visitor Center Things to Do in DC Free Tours by Foot     With so much […]

Christmas in Washington DC

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Christmas in DC

This post covers the top things to do on Christmas in Washington, DC (updated for 2020), including nighttime activities, free things to do, and family-friendly options. Be sure to read our master post on things to do in DC for even more ideas. Top 10 Nighttime Activities Free Things to Do Family-Friendly How’s the Weather […]

How to Get US Capitol Tour Tickets

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U.S. Capitol Building Tour

This post is how to get tickets to tour the United States Capitol Building, including how to get gallery passes to watch the Senate and the House of Representatives in action.  How to Reserve Tour Tickets Plan Your Visit Tour Highlights Senate + House Gallery Passes Other Things to Do in DC With so much […]

Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider

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This post describes how to plan your visit to witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown in Arlington National Cemetery, with tips on where to get the best view as well as a full description. Where does it take place? When does it take place? Viewing the Ceremony A Brief […]

Plan Your Visit to the National Archives

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National Archives Tickets and Tours

This post is about visiting the National Archives in Washington, DC, how to plan your visit, what there is to see. It’s more than just the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.   Plan Your Visit Charters of Freedom Exhibits Things to Do in DC Visit the Library of Congress Free Tours […]