Posts Tagged: Washington DC attractions

Visit the Pentagon on a Guided Tour

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Visit the Pentagon on a Guided Tour

This post is a how to visit and take a guided Pentagon tour, with tips on arriving 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 Defense for the United States, you […]

Twilight Tattoo at Fort Myer 2018

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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. […]

Library of Congress Tours of the Jefferson Building

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Library of Congress Tours

This post is about how to take one of the Library of Congress tours of the Jefferson Building in Washington, D.C.  It also highlights the exhibits and architecture that is on display there.  Be sure to join us on one of our Capitol Hill & Library of Congress Tours. Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Highlights – […]

How to Tour the US Capitol Building

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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  

The Supreme Court Tours and Lectures

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Supreme Court DC Tours

This post covers how to attend a U.S. Supreme Court tour as well as courtroom lectures and oral arguments with tips on how to plan your visit and what you might see.   Where is the Supreme Court Supreme Court Tours + Exhibits Attend a Courtroom Lecture Attend a Supreme Court Case Visit the US Capitol […]

Best Washington DC Tourist Attraction Passes

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This post compares the different tourist attraction passes and combos that are available in Washington, DC, There is so much to see in the city – and luckily many sites have free admission! However, some of the best museums, such as the Newseum and the Spy Museum do have entrance fees.   Which one (if any) is […]

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 […]

Sunset Parade at Marine Corps Memorial

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Every summer the Marine Corps hosts a weekly Sunset Parade at the Marine Corps War Memorial (also known as the Iwo Jima Memorial). The tradition began in 1956, two years after the dedication of the memorial, and has continued ever since. The parade includes musical performances by “The Commandant’s Own,” the Marine Drum and Bugle […]

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.  A tour of the White House is just one of the […]

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.  Though most visitors come to see the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, there really is plenty more to experience, such as a copy of the Magna Carta.   Plan Your Visit Charters of […]