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Thursday, August 06, 2020

Why you should tour Washington D.C

Cherry Blossom Bloom and Washington Memorial - Washington DC

In Washington DC, the capital of the United States, you can expect to find a quantifiable amount of historical sights and exciting new cultural activities. Depending on the season and time of day you visit, you will be able to find different tours and stays. It is a beautiful city and it is different from any other in the world.

History

If you are a history buff or just want to appreciate how the nation was formed, Washington DC is the perfect place. You can visit the Lincoln, Jefferson, and Martin Luther King Jr. memorials and appreciate the detail and structure of the buildings. Book a free tour of the United States Capitol Building and check out the original Declaration of Independence.

White House, Washington DC

Walk around and take a stroll past the White House.  Take in all of the forty four presidents who have lived there. Remember the times and the sacrificed lives of young men and women who served their country. The Vietnam and Korean War Veterans Memorials are very touching and heart breaking. Both are must-see places to visit if you are going to DC.

Springtime

The spring is undeniably the best time to visit the nation's capital. It is filled with beautiful cherry blossoms up and down the streets. Blue skies and the pink trees make a perfect weather opportunity to walk around and explore the city on your own. Plus, they celebrate a month-long  National Cherry Blossom Festival filled with culture, music, and food. What more could you ask for?

International Hotspot

If you are looking to emerge yourself in all different types of cultures with different types of people, DC is profound for this. There are lots of people traveling inside and outside this area. There are three major airports in the metropolitan area, always bustling with people.

Reading room inside Library of Congress, Washington DC

Plus, with many colleges around the city, you can find young and happening neighborhoods. If you have kids that are getting ready to start that next chapter in their life, tour some of these top-notch schools. After graduating, there are thousands of network opportunities in the city. Plus, if you end up loving the beautiful city as much as everyone else, look at Washington, DC houses for sale!

Food, Food, and More Food

Saying DC is a hotspot for foodies is an understatement. It is filled with whatever type of food you deem fitting, and it will not disappoint your belly. If you are interested in late-night dining, brunch for the family, or a happy hour that will keep you more than happy--DC is your place. After a long day of sightseeing and exploration, food is always the answer.

Conclusion

Meridian Hill Park, Washington DC

Regardless of where you are from or how long your travel is, Washington DC is a must-see place. It is filled with so much history and culture that you will undeniably have a great time. Enjoy the beautiful architecture, and make sure to have some tasty food!

Photo Courtesy: All pictures in this article have been borrowed from wikipedia.org under the Creative Commons license. Each photograph has been linked to its host page on wikipedia.org.

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