Posts Tagged: Washington DC Tips

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 Use the Washington DC Metro

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How to Use the Washington DC Metro

This post is a how to use the Metro in Washington, D.C., including tips on SmartTrip Cards, tourist passes as well how to navigate the system. And remember, the Metro can’t get you around the National Mall.  Let DC by Foot get you around on one of our pay-what-you-like tours. Fares and Travel Passes Metro […]

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 […]

White House Garden Tour

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White House Garden Tour Tickets

This post explains how to obtained timed tickets to the White Garden Tours, which take place 2 times every year. While you can request to tour the White House any time of year, only twice a year are the White House Gardens open to the public. You can stroll through the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the […]

White House Easter Egg Roll 2018

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This post explains what the White House Easter Egg Roll is and how to get tickets (lottery).  Spring in Washington DC is one of the best times of the year to visit the nations capital.  With the cherry blossoms in bloom, warm weather finally here, it is the a great time of year to get […]

Top 12 Washington, DC Bus Tours

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This post compares the various different bus tour options available in DC, from hop-on-hop-off to more premium shuttle bus services.  Bus tours are a great way to see the most sites in the least amount of time. Though the sites on the National Mall are close, there is much more to see off the Mall.  […]

How is the Weather in DC in August?

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This post takes a look at the August weather in Washington, D.C, with tips on what you should wear as well as ideas for things to do. The summer heat and humidity makes for a warm visit in August (but don’t worry, July is the hottest month!) but we have advice for the best way […]

Things to Do in DC at Night

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This post is a look into things to do in Washington, DC at Night. Washington has evolved into a happening place to be after the sun sets. From great restaurants, bars, music, performances to art, culture and shimmering historical memorials on the night horizon, Washington DC has something for all its visitors at night.  And […]

Best Washington DC Bike Rentals and Tours

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While some people enjoy walking tours, others might find it difficult to walk around our nation’s capital.  Although any of the monuments and memorials in Washington DC can only be accessed via foot, most bike tours will get you close enough to hop off and walk to each landmark on your journey. This post compares and […]

New York to Washington DC by Bus

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Bus NYC to DC

This post reviews the various bus companies that offer bus service between NYC and DC.  We compare the average prices, length of journey, availability of basic facilities (such as Wifi and luggage storage), and arrival/departure locations. With so many different bus companies operating between the cities, it is hard to know which one offers the best […]