Posts Tagged: Summer in Washington DC

Things to Do in DC at Night

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This post is a look at things to do in Washington, DC at Night, including a top 10 list as well as free activities and things to do with kids.  We also list nightlife and entertainment options.  Top Ten Free Things To Do Family-Friendly Entertainment & Nightlife What’s Happening Tonight Other Things to Do in […]

Washington DC Ghost Tours

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Ghosts of georgetown tour

This post is about ghost tours in Washington, DC, including our ghost and scandals tours, as well as adult-only walking tours. Ghosts of Georgetown White House Ghost Tours (private only, except October)  These three aren’t ghost tours, but they are great for a night out (adults only) for scandals, affairs, and murders! Wicked Embassy Row […]

Washington DC Boat Tours | Which One is Best

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Washington DC Boat Tours

This post compares the various boat tours and cruises, including dinner cruises, available in Washington, DC. to help you decide which, if any, is best for you. Sightseeing Tours Dinner + Lunch Cruises Mount Vernon Cruises Water Taxis Deals and Discounts Bus Tours of DC   Boat tours offer you a unique perspective of Washington, D.C. […]

Washington DC Night Tours

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This post lists the various Washington, DC night tours available to you, including walking, bus, bike and Segway tours. We review and compare the different options to help you make the best decision for yourself.   Walking Tours Bus Tours Boat Tours Bike Tours Segway Tours Deals and Discounts    

How Capital Bikeshare Works for Tourists

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How to Use Capital Bikeshare

Renting a bike is a great way to get around the city without breaking the bank or sitting in traffic. There are a number of bike rental companies in DC, but the cheapest and most convenient way to travel is through Capital Bikeshare. Here are some tips on how to use it, avoiding additional travel […]

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. […]

Washington DC Fourth of July Fireworks and Concert

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There is no better place to celebrate our Independence Day than the capital of our great nation! And everyone knows this – so while we’ll share how to see the fireworks and concert from the National Mall, we’ll also recommend some less popular places – unless you ALL go there! Best Place to Watch 4th […]

Memorial Day in DC: Planning Your Visit

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Spending Memorial Day in DC? At the end of May every year, hundreds of thousands of people pour into Washington, D.C. to honor all of our nation’s veterans on Memorial Day. There are a number of different events and ceremonies that commemorate this special weekend including a national concert, parade, and motorcycle rally.  This year […]

U.S. Air Force Band: Spring Performances in D.C.

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A special treat for visitors to DC during the Spring season is to see a performance of the U.S. Air Force Band. Founded on September 24, 1941, the United States Air Force Band has now been entertaining and inspiring people for over 70 years.  Today, there are 177 active-duty airmen and women who are members […]

Public Pools and Fountains in DC

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It can get hot here and humid and then all the museums are crowded because they (unlike the Memorials) have air conditioning. So where do the locals go to enjoy the sun but not melt? Local Pools DC has a great resource of public pools and while they are free for us, they are accessible […]