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Don't be fooled: the best Washington, DC things to do go beyond the political. Sure, you should take a selfie in front of the White House and browse through the vast collection detailing the birth of America at the National Archives but don't forget to set some time aside to indulge in authentically American cuisine at the best restuarants in town, taste some pretty awesome (and creative!) concoctions at local cocktail bars and visit the National Zoological Park, which is a free zoo that's open all year round.
If museums are your thing, you're in for a treat: the capital is home to oh-so-many of them that you might have to set aside an entire week to explore them all. From the gargantuan National Gallery of Art (check out Vincent van Gogh's self-portrait) to the National Air & Space Museum (space stations! Missiles! Aircrafts!), cultural revelry is part-and-parcel of the DC experience so dive right into it.
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