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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
National Air & Space Museum, Washington
The National Air and Space Museum is one of the world's most popular museums, with a collection including thousands of aviation and space related artifacts such as the Apollo 11 command module.
National Cathedral, Washington
The Gothic design of this 20th century cathedral was inspired by the medieval European cathedrals. Construction started in 1907 but it took 83 years before the cathedral was finally completed in 1990.
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.
World War II Memorial, Washington
This large memorial honors those who served in the American Armed Forces during the Second World War. Dedicated in 2004, the memorial includes 56 pillars encircling a central pool.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
Washington DC Brunch Cruise, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$84.99
Cherry Blossom and Monuments Cruise in Washington DC, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 50 minutes
From USD
$25.75
Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 day
From USD
$38.99
Washington DC Sunset Dinner Cruise with Buffet, Washington
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$103.99



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