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Welcome to Washington, D.C.
Washington is a city of vistas—a marriage of geometry and art. Unlike other large cities, it isn't dominated by skyscrapers. The result: The world's first planned capital is also one of its most beautiful. Explore
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Things You Can’t Miss
Head to U Street for delicious Ethiopian food, which is eaten with your hands by scooping up savory stews with a piece of bread. You’ll love it!
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To save money on a room and avoid a high city tax, stay in Chevy Chase, Md., or Arlington, Va. They’re both on the Metro for a quick trip into D.C.
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The country’s most famous museums, memorials, and monuments are all on show at the National Mall. It goes without saying, but start your sightseeing here.
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When it comes to American history, there is a lot to cover, but this museum doesn’t cut corners. See some of the 3 million artifacts in their collection.
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The 446 acres of this arboretum are enough to keep any budding photographer occupied. Visit in spring to see over 70 varieties of Cherry Trees in bloom.
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As you may know, this theater was where President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865. The still-working theater now serves as a fascinating monument.
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