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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.
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 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 Museum of the American Indian, Washington
The nation's first museum honoring American Indians opened in 2004 in a magnificent limestone building. The building's unique exterior resembles natural stone formations.

Random Washington Tours & Activities
U Street Corridor: DC Food Cultural Walking Tour , Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$89.00
Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.00
Capitol Hill Guided Small-Group Walking Tour, Washington
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$49.00



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