Things to do in National Harbor

This post highlights the best things to do in National Harbor, Maryland and has been updated for 2019. It includes a top 10 list, evening, free, and family-friendly activities, as well as annual seasonal events. When applicable, we’ve marked items that are free and/or kid-friendly.

If you’re visiting from DC, be sure to check out our post on how to get to National Harbor.

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Washington Holocaust Museum

How to Get Tickets to the Holocaust Museum

This post describes how to get advanced and same-day tickets for individuals and groups to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC. It also describes the exhibits and other practical information relevant to your visit.  




First, if you are visiting from September through February, you do not need a ticket. Just show up.

Entry is free. In fact, the Holocaust Museum is one of the top free things to do in DC.

From March through August, the Permanent Exhibit does require timed tickets for entry. The tickets are timed for 1 hour. This means, if you obtain a ticket for 10 am, you have from that time until 11 am to enter the Permanent Exhibit. Read more »

What to Wear and Packing List for Washington DC

45+ Things To Pack for Washington DC (Casual & Dressy)

This post will help you decide what to pack for a trip to Washington DC, as well as what to wear during your visit at any time of year.

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What is the Weather in October in Washington DC

How is the weather in Washington DC in October?

This post is about the weather in DC in October, including what to expect with temperatures, rain, and tips on what to wear and things to do.

October is a great time to visit Washington, DC as the weather remains fairly warm but without any of the heat waves that are typical of summer months.  An added benefit is that the tourist crowds of summer are also gone.  So, how is the weather in Washington DC in October?

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