Updated July 7, 2020. This year is all about unique and iconic experiences in my home country, the United States of America. I hope you’ve subscribed to the newsletter so you never miss out! The Washington Monument is one of the most iconic and recognizable landmarks in the world, and it’s once again open forContinue reading “How to Go Inside the Washington Monument”
Who likes money?! Then you need to visit the “money factory” in D.C. It’s the Bureau of Engraving and Printing—not to be confused with the Treasury Department! It’s a pretty fun tour for both kids and adults, so plan to include a visit to the Bureau on your next trip to Washington, D.C.!
One in every 10 people you see in D.C. is a spy. Some for the United States… some not for the United States. Ha! I don’t know if that’s true, but I read that once and it’s a favorite “fact” that may or may not be true. But what is true, is that you can take a tour of the newly re-located and re-opened International Spy Museum in D.C.!
One of the things I wanted to do most when I first moved to D.C. nearly 12 years ago was to tour Ford’s Theatre! I have a passion for history, and Ford’s has a permanent place in local and world history. If you didn’t already know, it’s the place where President Lincoln was shot just days after the Civil War officially ended.
So you probably already have the monuments and memorials, Smithsonian Museums, the White House, and the U.S. Capitol tours on your list of things to do in D.C., but if you’ve already been there and done that, or if you just want a little something special off the beaten path, this post is for you! Here’s the list of incredible tours in D.C. you never knew you could take!
It’s America’s favorite pastime: baseball! Its devotees are some of the most loyal fans around, and is it really possible to experience America in summertime if you didn’t go to a game? You can tour plenty of stadiums around the country, but let’s get real, touring Nationals Stadium in the Nation’s capital city is the most American thing you can do!
There are two things I like to tell people about the Kennedy Center: they give FREE tours every day, and they give FREE performance every night of the week!
Looking for something a little off-the-beaten-path in D.C.? Are you a nurse? Blood donor? War and history enthusiast? If your timing is just right, you can go on this little-known tour of the American Red Cross Headquarters in D.C.! Here’s how and what to expect!
Did you know you can take a tour of the Pentagon? You can! It takes a little legwork from you and some advance planning, but it’s absolutely doable if it’s on your list of things to do in Washington, D.C. My dad wanted to take a tour on his most recent trip to visit me, so we gave it a try! Here’s how to get a chance at a tour for yourself.
It’s tour time in D.C.! Well, it’s basically always tour time in D.C. And for that reason, there are some tours you must–I repeat–MUST request in advance! Here’s a quick list of the most coveted tours and all the details on exactly how to request each one.