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The 50 best things to do in Washington, D.C.
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The 50 best things to do in Washington, D.C.

The nation's capital isn't just for politicy wonks and aspiring politicians—it's also a hub of food, culture and history. 

14 awesome free things to do in D.C.
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14 awesome free things to do in D.C.

Remember: there’s no admission charge to enter the 19 museums of the Smithsonian

Great attractions in Washington, D.C.
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Great attractions in Washington, D.C.

You'll see Abraham Lincoln peer down at you from his giant marble chair

Events in D.C. to attend all year round
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Events in D.C. to attend all year round

Easter egg hunts at the White House! Independence Day concerts at the Capitol!

Cool tours of D.C. worth taking
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Cool tours of D.C. worth taking

With options to please fitness fanatics, Instagrammers and VIPS

Things to do with kids in Washington, D.C.

20 great things to do in D.C. with kids
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20 great things to do in D.C. with kids

The National Building Museum and United States Botanic Garden are both a must

12 D.C. parks you should visit
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12 D.C. parks you should visit

Rock Creek Park, a beautiful oasis within the city, is a local favorite

The 25 most Instagrammable spots in D.C.
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The 25 most Instagrammable spots in D.C.

Make your kids pose in front of these quintessential D.C. spots, including Chinatown's Friendship Archway

Fun ice-skating rinks in D.C.
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Fun ice-skating rinks in D.C.

Whirl around the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden by fairy light

The best day trips from D.C.
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The best day trips from D.C.

These points of interest—many accessible by public transportation—promise fun for the family

Where to see art in Washington, D.C.

The best art museums and galleries in D.C.
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The best art museums and galleries in D.C.

From the National Gallery of Art, which houses masterpieces from Monet and Renoir, to the Smithsonian American Art Museum, with its collection of large-scale contemporary works

Amazing jazz clubs in D.C.
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Amazing jazz clubs in D.C.

Known as the home of Duke Ellington and Shirley Horn, the capital has long had a thriving jazz scene

Where to see performing arts in Washington, DC
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Where to see performing arts in Washington, DC

The programming at the Atlas Performing Arts Center emphasizes drama and dance

The best movie theaters in Washington, D.C.
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The best movie theaters in Washington, D.C.

We're known as the “Hollywood for Ugly People,” after all

Where to listen to live music in D.C.
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Where to listen to live music in D.C.

Whether catching your favorite band or discovering new musicians

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The 101 best things to do in New York City
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The 101 best things to do in New York City

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