• Washington, D.C.
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Washington, D.C.
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  • IAD
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Why Go

With its impressive monuments and museums, imposing government buildings, stately mansions, and world-class parks, Washington, D.C., is easily recognizable as the United States' capital. The numerous attractions and historic appeal bring millions of tourists each year, making it the second most visited city in the United States after New York, and ranking it among the top travel destinations in the world. Stroll around the impressive Smithsonian Museum complex (including the Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of the American Indian, and Air and Space Museum) and pay a visit to monuments in honor of America's forefathers (like the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Memorial, and Kennedy Memorial.) To witness a somber unpolitical ... Read more
monument to the war dead of a very politicized war, pause for reflection and admire the architecture of the Vietnam Memorial. A long time foodie black hole, DC'c food scene has picked up in recent years. Ethnic fare is the big draw, with outstanding Ethiopian, Salvadorian, Vietnamese, and Korean Korean cuisine, but much of it is situated in the suburbs. The District of Columbia is also an important site for Black history and culture, mostly around the Shaw District.
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  • 7.2
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Gainesville

A really fantastic city, with great city life,feels very prestigious, great food places and an amazing cultural experinence!

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Houston

The nation's capitol is a must-see for tourists or even Americans in general. The museums are fantastic and kept pristine and there are quite a few great places for foodies.

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Local from Washington, D.C.

DC is also a wildlife city, beyond its wild policy against the rest of the world.

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Pro 2018
Clarksville

Just watching a friendly baseball game. Watch out balls one flying at you pretty fast

Recommended for:Outdoor Enthusiasts
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San Francisco

The culture really took my surprise as I was only expecting a town for site seeing.... boy was I wrong. The restaurants, bars/clubs, and the people were all incredible. Fun & young atmosphere with SO MUCH to do!

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Philadelphia

Ok maybe I'm biased but I loooovvvveee D.C. No not because this is the area where I was born and raised but because the city is just absolutely amazing from the structure, landmarks, history, arts, and food this is the place to go.

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Quezon City

One of the best cities to explore in the US. I love that most of the museums here are free. And the monuments and parks are beautiful.

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Explore The Nations Capitol history, The Mall and Free Museums to learn about our Nation's History. Enjoy the diversity of culture, language, entertainment and food. Maybe guests are in town for a visit to the White House of during The Cherry Blossom Festival. There is always something to do for each traveler to the "DMV" area.

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The San Francisco Bay Area

I love Washington, D.C.! There's loads to do and see, especially for a first time visitor! If you're into museums and monuments, nearly all of them are free, and there's ample!

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Boston

On the mall during the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Spring flowers are peeking through the ground and the trees are at their peak.

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Aliases: DC, Вашингтон, D.C., Washington D.C., Washington