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Updated October 15, 2017
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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located in the downtown area of Washington DC, the Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site consists of 4 different parts in 2 separate buildings, that tell the story surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. There are a few …
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    Located in the downtown area, near the International Spy Museum and Verizon Center, the National Portrait Gallery share the building with the American Art Museum. Inside the building with its Greek architecture, the 2 museums seem to be intertwined, …
  3. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Part of the Smithsonian Institution in the National Mall, the National Museum of Natural History is a museum that tells the story of life on this planet, from its beginning. Its most notable part is the Rotunda, with its giant statue of the Afric…
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    Also known as the Tulip Library, the Floral Library is located near the Tidal Basin, along Constitution Avenue. Not really a library, but it is a garden. The Floral Library dated back to 1969, as part of Lady Bird Johnson’s Capital Beautificati…
  5. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located on the other side of the Tidal Basin, away from most of the other monuments, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial is a national memorial dedicated to the 3rd President. In addition to being President, he would write the Declaration of Independen…
  6. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    A little bit out of the way, the George Mason Memorial can be easily missed, as it is not alongside the Tidal Basin. Depending on which direction you are walking, it is near at the one end of the bridge. If crossing that bridge, after coming from the…
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located near the Tidal Basin, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial was dedicated in 1997, to the 32nd President of the US. A bit off the beaten path, but not hard to find. But it could be an issue, depending on which direction you are walking aroun…
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    Located along the Tidal Basin, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is a national memorial to the Civil Rights leader himself. It is somewhere between the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial, and should not be hard to find. …
  9. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located close to the Lincoln Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is a memorial that honors the armed forces that served in the Korean War, which happened from 1950 to 1953. Dedicated in 1995, this war memorial consists of different parts. T…
  10. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    One of the most iconic attractions in Washington DC, the Lincoln Memorial is the most well-known national memorial of all. Located at the end of the National Mall, it is really not hard to miss. And that is an understatement. The memorial honors t…
  11. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located towards Constitution Avenue, near the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the war veterans that served in the Vietnam War during the 1960’s and 70’s. Dedicated in 1982, this memorial consists of a long, granite wall,…
  12. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located on the other side of the Reflecting Pool, and across the street from the area where the Washington Monument is, the National World War II Memorial honors the people that served in World War II. Dedicated in 2004, this memorial has a main f…
  13. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located in the National Mall, the National Museum of American History is a Smithsonian museum that focuses on American history. But not just the things you learn in history class, but also other aspects that gets into living in America, and how it af…
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    Located in the Navy Yard area, Nationals Park opened in the 2008 season, which was their 4th season in Washington DC. Very close to a Metro stop, it is a very short walk. Across from it, is a beer garden, where IDs are checked for anyone entering. …
  15. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    The United States Capitol building is one of the most recognized buildings in the entire United States, let alone in Washington DC. Also known as the US Capitol or simply the Capitol, this is the seat of Congress, the legislative branch of the US gov…
  16. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    The United States Capitol building is one of the most recognized buildings in the entire United States, let alone in Washington DC. Also known as the US Capitol or simply the Capitol, this is the seat of Congress, the legislative branch of the US gov…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located across the street from the Capitol building, the Library of Congress was established in 1800, serving as its namesake, as it has a huge collection of books, along with other important media, like film. Closest Metro stop is Capitol South, and…
  18. Free! "Hotels & Accommodations" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located farther away from the Capitol, and behind the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, the Folger Shakespeare Library is an attraction that focuses on the works and legacy of English playwright, William Shakespeare. Opened i…
  19. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    The National Zoological Park is part of the Smithsonian Institution, located north of the downtown area. More commonly known as the National Zoo, this zoo is famously known for having giant pandas, and the one of the few in the US to have them. And t…
  20. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Located a few blocks away from the National Mall, the National Archives is a museum that has some very important documents on display, that helped create this country of the USA. Closest Metro station is the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter sto…
  21. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    White House Visitor Center is located near the White House. Not a substitute for visiting the White House itself. The White House requires advanced reservations, which is different for both domestic and international visitors. You will have to look a…
spocklogic says:
Good coverage!
Posted on: Sep 13, 2016
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