What is the Weather like in Washington DC in March?

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The weather in Washington DC in March is considered the first month of Spring. Since it is the transition between the season, the earlier half is colder and can even see snow, while the second half of March is usually warmer.  While you’re in town, be sure to check out Top Things to Do in DC in March.

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What is the Weather in Washington, DC in May?

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The weather in DC in May is beautiful, which makes it one of the loveliest and most popular times to visit. The warmth and sunshine make it a great time to talk a walking tour. If you’re visiting around the turn of the month, look at our weather in April and June posts!

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Plan a Visit to Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery Visitor Guide

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No visit to DC is complete without a visit to the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery – even if it is in Virginia.  We’ve put together this easy to read guide to planning a visit to Arlington National Cemetery so that you could make the most of your valuable time at this national shrine.  You can click the links just below to bring you to any particular section of this overview page or just read it in one go.


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Best Things to Do in Washington DC

What to Do in Washington, DC

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This post covers the best things to do in DC, including top attractions, museums, points of interest, kid-friendly activities, food, things to do at night and much more. Be sure to consider one of our pay-what-you-wish tours to explore these neighborhoods.  




Below is our list of the top 10 things to do in DC. In each listing, we add links for more in-depth looks at each choice and related items.  Read more »

Georgetown Glow Walking Tour

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In December 2018, we’ve partnered with the Georgetown BID to offer a special evening Historic Georgetown tour that brings you the history through the light art installations that are part of the GLOW exhibit. This unique way to learn about the art and the neighborhood itself. We’ll explore the industrial and some of the oldest residential parts of the neighborhood by the water and along the canal.

This special tour is offered Fridays and Sundays at 4pm through first weekend of January 2018.

Note: We will view the above sites and homes from the street and will not be entering any residences.

Our own tour guide Canden has published a book on the wicked side of Georgetown history! Wicked Georgetown: Scoundrels, Sinners and Spies  and a pictorial history using vintage photographs, Images of Georgetown.

Check out our audio tours for before or after your visit!

Tour information

Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve.

Please note this tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs or strollers.

When: View our Calendar

Where: Tour begins at the Georgetown Waterfront Park at the corner of 31st and K St NW.(map)  GPS Address: 900-998 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007, Washington, DC 20007 – Note there is no building here, look for your guide at the corner in the park!

The tour will end at Francis Scott Key Memorial Park on M St NW.

Purchase a guaranteed parking spot in advance near the tour’s starting point with Parking Panda.

Duration: Tour lasts approx. 2 hours. Total walking is about 2 miles.

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget. Due to high demand and high no show rate, this tour does have a $3 per person booking fee so we can keep our group size manageable. The booking fee is refundable with at least 24 hours notice.

Christmas at the White House

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This post covers all of the ways you can celebrate Christmas around the White House in Washington, DC and has been updated for 2018. For more ideas on what to do during the holiday season in our nation’s capital, be sure to check out our Christmas in DC–Holiday Lights and Markets post.

For more information on the most popular tourist attractions and activities in Washington, DC, be sure to read our master Things to do in DC post.

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Best Travel Deals for Black Friday 2018

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This post will help you navigate through the myriad of discounts, specials and Black Friday deals for 2018 so you can continue to explore!Name Your Own Price Walking Tours

Keep in mind that our name your own price walking tours are always budget friendly in any of our cities and we have special blog posts to cover visiting on a budget or how to enter certain attractions for free with a tourist discount pass!

In addition to great savings on Black Friday, we’ll offer some Small Business Saturday savings to support local vendors we love, and keep an eye out through until next week for what some people are calling Travel Deal Tuesdays!

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