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Washington
closeIn 1790 Congress chose an area donated by Maryland as the seat of their new government. In 1800 they moved to the new city named after the first president George Washington.
Today Washington is more than just the political center of the United States. The city offers visitors a large number of impressive museums, memorials and monuments such as the 555ft tall Washington Monument.
Random Washington Highlights
Air Force Memorial, Washington
The three steel spires forming the Air Force Memorial evoke the 'bomb burst', a demonstration flight maneuver performed by the US Air Force Thunderbird Demonstration Team.
Smithsonian Castle, Washington
The Smithsonian Castle, a grand structure built in 1855, was the original home of the museums of the Smithsonian Institution. Today it houses most of the museum's administrative offices.
Washington Monument, Washington
The Washington Monument was built as a tribute to the first President of the United States. The 555ft structure was the tallest building in the world when completed in 1884.
National Gallery of Art, Washington
What started in 1937 as a collection of 141 European paintings is now one the largest collections of western art in the nation. The museum is housed in two buildings with contrasting architecture.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
Washington DC Duck Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$39.00
Washington DC Guided Night Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.00
The Abraham Lincoln Experience Coach Tour in Washington DC, Washington
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$60.00
Washington DC Neighborhoods Tour by Electric Cart, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$67.00



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