When traveling to Washington DC, one budget-friendly way to explore the city is through a Hop On, Hop Off Tour. These types of tours allow you to see all of Washington DC’s major sites, which are dispersed throughout the city, without having to do much planning. Simply purchase a ticket, board the bus and create your own itinerary as you hop on and off as you please.
You don’t get many chances to catch something as momentous as a presidential inauguration, especially not with as historically important a figure as Barak Obama. By any measure, the 44th president has made quite an impression on the annals of history, and everyone wants to be a part of history. So if you’re in Washington DC and are planning on catching the inauguration in person, you want to do it right. Here’s some tips on how.
One of the dark aspects of government activity, especially in time of war, has been the mysterious (and thus romantic) existence of spies. Shrouded with stories of 007 and secret weapons, fast living, and kill or be killed mentalities, spies have mystified the American public since the inception of the cold war. But what really goes on, what really happens is still something of a mystery, yet in Washington DC you can now have an up-front chance to learn about spy history and what real-life spies would plot and plan on a daily basis with DC’s very own School For Spies.
Just about everyone knows that the holidays in Washington DC are quite spectacular. The capital of the United States gets all warm with Christmas cheer though the temperature dips. And afterward, well, there’s New Year’s Eve to look forward to. If you find yourself in DC this New Year’s Eve, get ready to ring in the New Year with style.
The capital of the nation isn’t as stuffy as its dignity might suggest. The holidays in Washington DC are a special time in which the special nature of the city really comes to life. From the Christmas Tree lighting to the National Hanukah Memorial to Zoolights at the Zoo, the whole city seems to come alive with the Christmas spirit. If you’re visiting Washington DC for Christmas, you and your loved ones are in for a special treat.