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Tips for Finding Cheap Airfare

Think you need a vacation now? Just wait until you’re scouring dozens of booking sites, aggregators and airline websites to find cheap tickets for your next trip — then you’ll really be ready for a week off! Unfortunately for weary … Continue reading

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Travel Money Mistakes to Avoid

When budgeting for a trip, we often list the big-ticket items — airfare, hotel, lodging, car rental, attraction tickets — add them altogether and call it the final price. But the trickle of funds to other costs starts almost as … Continue reading

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Big Bus Tours Around the City

This double-decker bus tour is the Washington outpost of an international chain. The company runs four routes during the day on open-top buses, covering the monuments, the White House, the Mall, museums (where you can switch between the red and yellow … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at the National Gallery of Art

Experience skating in the Sculpture Garden while surrounded by large-scale sculptures by contemporary artists including Louise Bourgeois, Sol LeWitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine, Tony Smith and others. Please note the ice rink will be closed when it rains or when … Continue reading

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National Mall

There’s nothing like arriving on the National Mall for the very first time. Seeing the Washington Monument rise majestically to the sky, surrounded by the stately U.S. Capitol Building at one end and the dignified Lincoln Memorial at the other, it’s … Continue reading

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White House Visitor Center

If you are coming to Washington DC make sure you go to the White House Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is open seven days a week, from 7:30 am – 4 pm. Allow between 20 minutes and 1 1/2 hours to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!

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