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Washington DC is known as a boring government-driven town with its marbled monuments and politicians. It has more to offer, however - museums, vibrant nightlife, and arts. With numerous things to do in Washington DC at night or day, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a list of fun things to do in Washington DC, whether it’s with the kids or with friends!

United States Capitol

Tour America’s center of democracy, the United States Capitol, and learn about its history, see an important collection of American art, or watch politicians debate about a spectrum of legislative issues. Visit the famous Capitol Rotunda, known for its unique acoustics where listeners several yards away can hear a speaker more than those nearby. Marvel at the murals and the fresco on the ceiling of the Capitol Dome, then proceed to the Crypt, National Statuary Hall, and the connecting corridors.
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Lincoln Memorial

Standing at the far western end of the National Mall, Lincoln Memorial is a 19-foot tall statue built to honor the 16th president of the United States. Thirty-six columns representing each of the states in the US at the time of Abraham Lincoln’s death. His statue is facing the majestic Reflecting Pool, and etched to the wall is a memorable quote. You can also find the famous Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural Address to the left and right of Lincoln’s statue.
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The White House

Visit the most famous residence in the United States to learn and experience its history and art first-hand! Tour around the public rooms, such as the East Wing (this includes the Red Room, Blue Room, and Green Room), the State Dining Room, China Room, and the White House Rose Garden. Secret Service staff are available to answer all your questions about the architecture and history of each room.
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National Mall

Known as America’s most visited national park, the National Mall in Washington DC is where the past, present, and future of the United States come together. Explore the open area and marvel at the monuments, fountains, gardens, and trees stretching two miles between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol. You can also visit several museums here, from the famous Smithsonian Museum to the National Gallery of Art.
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