This month we’re giving away 2 tickets for a Washington DC Capital Sights Bike Tour and entrance to the International Spy Museum! Read on to find out how to enter.
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May 6, 2013
October 1, 2012
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August 21, 2012
Washington DC is a large metropolitan area with a reputation for having some of the best museums in the country – like the Smithsonian, for instance. Thing is, the idea of heading off to a museum doesn’t typically register well with kids. If at the suggestion of visiting a museum elicits groans and moans from the peanut gallery, here are the best museums in the DC area to change their minds with an all around fantastic time.
July 31, 2012
Our nation’s capital is very much a walkable city, since it has friendly neighborhoods, pleasant parks and enough history to keep your interest piqued. Washington DC and the surrounding areas are also renowned for having sights big and small, and it’s better to be on foot so you can take the time to enjoy them – which means all you really need to entertain yourself is a good pair of shoes, sunglasses, and a map or book to help you out. Here are some unique ways to enjoy your walking tour of DC
July 17, 2012
You may hear people refer to ‘the’ Smithsonian, but it is actually a set of 19 museums – the largest museum complex in the world, which also includes nine research centers. Even people who think they don’t like museums can find exhibits that pique their interest; Smithsonian galleries cover virtually every aspect of American culture you can think of, and it’s that discovery of a new, intriguing window into our past that makes a visit so worthwhile.
July 3, 2012
Washington DC‘s Smithsonian Folklife Festival is a free outdoor celebration of all sorts of cultures and traditions, first initiated in 1967 and bringing educational opportunities to the public during the 4th of July holiday. It’s visited by around a million people and is sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. As in most cultural festivals, there will be ubiquitous music, dance, and food – in this case celebrating not one specific heritage, but many, and bringing together both cultural anthropology and ethnomusicology.