10 Things To Do In Washington, DC

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1. Tour the National Mall

There are dozens of monuments to travel, but many most popular are all national malls, including Lincoln Memorial, Washington Memorial and Jefferson Memorial.

2. Explore the Smithsonian Museums

Most Smithsonian museums are reopened! Only the National Zoo and the National Museum of African American History and Culture require tickets.

3. Tour Capitol Hill

4. Explore the Library of Congress

5. Witness the Changing of the Guard

6. Visit the National Archives

7. Tour the White House

8. Visit Ford's Theater

9. Explore Historic Georgetown

10. Tour the Pentagon

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