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.
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How to Get into D.C. from Dulles (IAD)
If you’re flying into the D.C. area, you have three options: Reagan National (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), or Washington-Dulles International (IAD). If you’re coming from DCA, you can simply take the Blue Line into D.C. for $6 or less. But if you’re coming from BWI or IAD, you’ll have to make a connection or two on public transportation. The next time you fly into IAD, this guide will help you know your options!
What to Do on a Rainy Day in D.C.
For the life of me, I could have sworn I already had a post written up on what to do on a rainy day in D.C., but I have not. So here it is! These are the best ways to stay busy and not feel like you’re missing out if your trip to D.C. is a rainy one!
D.C. Tours to Request in Advance
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.
D.C. for History Lovers
there are many lesser-known historical facts and places in and around D.C. than most visitors realize. This list is not exhaustive, but it’s a good start for your next trip to Washington, D.C.!
How to Tour the FBI Experience
This week I’m letting you in on one of D.C.’s best kept tour secrets: Did you know you can visit the FBI Headquarters? You can! They can (and have) shut down the tour whenever they deem necessary, but they recently reinstated the tour late last year. Visit while you can because I’m about to tell you how! Before you get started, here is what to expect.
Instagram really is a nice way to find travel inspiration for future trips. That’s why I’m sharing a local’s (that’s me!) insider info on the best places in Washington, D.C., to take photos for your own Instagram account, or just to take iconic photos for yourself! Take a look at my top picks and top “pics”!
The 18 Ultimate D.C. Dates for Any Budget
Is it time for date night? Are you in D.C. for a weekend getaway with your loved one? Here are my top 10 date night picks for every budget in Washington, D.C.!
10 Reasons to Visit D.C.
It’s Faraway Friday! But this week’s destination is not so far away from me. In fact, it’s my adopted hometown of Washington, D.C.! I moved here 10 years ago tomorrow, and in celebration of that, today’s blog post is giving you 10 reasons you should consider a visit!
Your Ultimate Guide to Solo Travel in Washington, D.C.
I moved to Washington, D.C., completely solo nearly 10 years ago, and I can definitely recommend D.C. as an excellent solo travel destination! Here is the low-down on traveling solo in D.C.