Washington DC Travel Blog

Things To Do On Summer Vacation In Washington DC

The nation’s capital is one of the most popular places to visit in the United States. It is filled with museums, historic architecture, parks and playgrounds as well as restaurants offering a variety of menus. Whether planning a quick getaway or an extended family vacation, consider the following list of things to do this summer […]

Washington DC For First Timers

A visit to Washington DC is nothing short of fascinating. If you’re traveling to the nation’s capital for the first time, you are no doubt looking forward to all the history, points of interest and popular attractions. However, planning the perfect vacation to this large city can be a little bit daunting. Here are 6 things to […]

Fun Facts About Washington DC

Monuments, memorials and museums, oh my! Most folks know all about the people, places and things that make Washington DC famous. But there are some unique, quirky and interesting facts that many have never heard. Here they are for you to enjoy, feel free to quiz your friends.
1. Not every president has lived in the […]

Top Outdoor Activities in Washington DC

A city filled with beautiful monuments, memorials and historic sites, you may be surprised to learn that Washington DC also has its share of awesome outdoor attractions and activities. When you’re making your vacation itinerary for our nation’s capital, be sure to include these top outdoor activities.
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Spanning 14 acres in the southeast area […]

History and Facts About The White House

A worldwide symbol of freedom and democracy, the White House was built in 1792 and is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. Its iconic Neoclassical style façade is the most recognizable aspect of the 55,000 square foot building that houses 132 rooms. A striking landmark with limited access to […]

Brief History of Washington DC 1662-1954

Our nation’s capital is known for its striking monuments and memorials and the many iconic places and events that have shaped our country. The story of our country unfolds in these tributes and celebrations to our forefathers and visionary leaders and offer visitors to the city a view into where it all began. Here’s a […]

Ultimate Guide To Visiting The Washington Monument

One of the most recognizable monuments in the world, the Washington Monument was officially dedicated on February 21, 1885, 40 years after its ground-breaking ceremony. Constructed as a tribute to George Washington, the monument has stood the test of time, although it suffered damage at the hands of both an earthquake and hurricane in recent […]

How to See Washington DC in 2 Days

Planning a weekend in Washington DC? You’re in for a few days of fascinating history, inspiring landmarks, and great restaurants. But if you only have 2 days, you’ll need to plan ahead to make maximize your time. Read our itinerary that will help you see the best of Washington DC in 2 days.
Day 1
9:00am
Start your […]

Things to Do with Family in Washington DC

With its monuments, memorials and museums, there is an abundance of things to see in Washington DC. It’s one of the most visited cities in the USA, offering unique attractions, historical sights, exceptional dining and shopping. When you’re planning out your vacation to our nation’s capital, make sure to include these family friendly things to […]

Best Ways To See Washington DC

When you’re ready to visit Washington DC, planning ahead is always a good idea. There are so many monuments, museums, and places to visit that you’ll want to figure out the best way to maximize your time. Read about the best ways to see Washington DC.
Take the DC Ducks Tour
Is it a bus or a […]