Posts Tagged: How to Get Tickets

The Only Cherry Blossom Festival Guide & Map You Need [2019]

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Cherry Blossom Festival

This post covers everything you need to know about the Cherry Blossom Festival for 2019, including how to get there, the best places to view the blossoms and events. Check out our Cherry Blossom Tours for the best way to see the blooms! Dates of the Cherry Blossom Festival & Peak Bloom Best Place to […]

Twilight Tattoo at Fort Myer (2019)

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Twilight Tattoo Fort Myer DC

A unique DC experience is to watch the Twilight Tattoo at Fort Myer, where you can watch a military pageant featuring members of the Old Guard and “Pershing’s Own” band. This free and family-friendly event is often missed but it is easy to get to and worth the trip over the Potomac River to Virginia. […]

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     Do I Need A Timed […]

Visit the Pentagon on a Guided Tour

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Visit the Pentagon on a Guided Tour

This post covers how to visit the Pentagon on a guided tour, with tips on how to get here, where to park, and other nearby attractions. How to Get Tickets Plan Your Visit Tour Highlights Pentagon Memorial Other Things to Do in DC Free Tours by Foot     As the headquarters of the Department of […]

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tours

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Bureau of Engraving DC Tours

This post will show you how to get tickets to tour the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C., often confused with the U.S. Mint.  It is open for guided tours where you can see the process of how American currency is printed, secured from counterfeiting and destroyed.  Tickets are free, but you may need […]

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 advice on where to apply for tickets, tips on planning your visit, such as getting through security, as well as a virtual tour to show you what you will see.  Get Tour Tickets Plan Your Visit Virtual Tour Visitor Center White House […]

Visit the National Christmas Tree and Lighting Ceremony

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There are a lot of Christmas trees in nation’s capital – the One City Tree at City Hall, the Capitol Christmas tree, the Smithsonian Castle tree and the many you can see glittering in the windows of DC residents, but there is only one National Christmas Tree. From our DC Tourism Guide, with budget advice, […]

Ford’s Theatre Museum Tickets and Tours Plus Peterson House

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Fords Theater Tours

This post is a visitor’s guide to tickets and tours for Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC as well as offer a preview of what’s to see in the museums, the theater itself and the Peterson House, where Abraham Lincoln died.  Ford’s Theater is one of the most iconic sites in Washington, D.C. Visiting the theater […]

How to Tour the White House

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Though we see the White House on many of our tours from the National Mall to Lincoln Assassination, none of us at DC by Foot have high enough security clearances to get you inside! The White House is open to the public for tours with advance reservations. For the first time in nearly 40 years, […]

Visiting the Holocaust Museum with Kids

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The Holocaust Memorial Museum is a moving and educational experience, but it can be tough to navigate with kids due to the subject matter. It is up to you how much and at what age you want your children to learn about the Holocaust, but we hope the information we provide below will help you […]