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Go to United States Social Studies - Go to Washington D.C. City Profile 

National Air and Space Museum __ This is the most popular of the Smithsonian museums and features the Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer and Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis among other attractions. - illustrated - From nasm.si.edu - http://www.nasm.si.edu/ 

National Mall & Memorial Parks __ "Officially established in 1965, National Mall & Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in the National Park Service. The areas within National Mall & Memorial Parks provides visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality." - illustrated - From National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/nama/ 

National Museum of the American Indian __ A museum dedicated to Native Americans, their history and cultures. - illustrated - From americanindian.si.edu - http://www.americanindian.si.edu/ 

Official Tourism Site of Washington, DC __ Official visitor information for Washington, DC - the Nation's Capital. - illustrated - From washington.org - http://www.washington.org/index.cfm?blnNavView=True&idContentType=36&idCurrentPage=7 

Restaurant Guide - Washington DC.com __ A comprehensive guide to the Washington DC restaurants, complete with online booking. - From washingtondc.com - http://www.washingtondc.com/restaurants/

Smithsonian Institution __ Learn about the world's largest museum and research complex which is actually comprised of 15 specialty museums, and other affiliates. - illustrated - From si.edu - http://www.si.edu/ 



Taking the kids to Washington, D.C. __ "Make faces at the oh-so-cuddly panda cub or inspect a moon rock. Cheer on a big-league baseball team or practice spycraft."  For the kids, there is much more to the nation's capital than stuffy ol' congress. A general overview of kid friendly Washington. - From cnn.com - http://articles.cnn.com/2007-04-17/travel/washington.dc_1_tai-shan-panda-cub-kids?_s=PM:TRAVEL

Things to Do in Washington DC __ This page is the first of many listing 250 attractions in Washington with live links to each. - From tripadvisor.com - http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g28970-Activities-Washington_DC_District_of_Columbia.html

Travel for Kids: Washington, D.C. __ Here are fun things to do with your kids in Washington D.C. - illustrated - From travelforkids.com - http://www.travelforkids.com/Funtodo/Washington_DC/washingtondc.htm

U.S. Capitol __ The magnificent domed edifice is both a grand symbol for and the working seat of the United States government . You will find history, images and much more. - From aoc.gov - http://www.aoc.gov/ 

Visit Washington DC -- Tourist information for the Nation's Capital __ Travel information for tourists to Washington DC. Advice on hotels, museums, tours, events, and more. - illustrated - From thedistrict.com - http://www.thedistrict.com/

Visitor Information __ You will find general information plus information about events, attractions, visitor resources and much more. - From Government of the District of Columbia - http://www.vrc.dc.gov/vrc/site/default.asp



Washington DC City Pages: Tourism __ "This guide points to Tourism resources in the Washington DC metropolitan area. All categories and titles are listed in alphabetical order." You will find all the basic information about attractions along with panoramic tours. Plugin needed. - illustrated - From dcpages.com - http://www.dcpages.com/Tourism/

Washington, D.C. Restaurants | Fodor's Restaurant Reviews __ "As host to visitors and transplants from around the world, Washington benefits from the constant infusion of different cultures. Despite D.C.'s lack of true ethnic neighborhoods and the kinds of restaurant districts found in many other cities, you can find almost any cuisine here, from Burmese to Ethiopian."  You will find reviews of many restaurants. - From fodors.com - http://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/district-of-columbia/washington-dc/restaurants.html

Washington D.C. Shopping - Reviews __ "...275 tips on where to shop and what to buy in Washington D.C. from real travelers and locals." - From virtualtourist.com - http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/North_America/United_States_of_America/Washington_DC/Shopping-Washington_DC-TG-C-1.html  

Washington DC Tourism - Washington DC Vacation Reviews ... __ You will find articles, resources and reviews. - illustrated - From tripadvisor.com - http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g28970-Washington_DC_District_of_Columbia-Vacations.html 

Washington DC Tourist Attractions __ Here are some of the more "off beat" attractions in the nation's capital. How about replica catacombs, minus the deceased, of course? - illustrated - From roadsideamerica.com - http://www.roadsideamerica.com/map/dc.html 

Washington DC: Travel & Tourism Guide to Washington DC, USA __ You will find information about lodging, tours and activities, transportation, sights and much more. "Washington, D.C., commonly referred to as D.C., is the Federal Capital of the United States of America. As such, this city contains an incredible array of attractions that aren't found elsewhere in the country. Among the attractions are a series of memorials and monuments, such as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. While the Smithsonian Institution has programs and facilities throughout the nation, Washington is where 16 of its museums and the National Zoo are located, displaying less than two percent of the 142 million artifacts the institute owns." - illustrated - From washingtondc.worldweb.com - http://www.washingtondc.worldweb.com/ 

Washington National Cathedral __ This Gothic-style cathedral is the sixth largest in the world and is put to all sorts of national purposes. - illustrated - From cathedral.org - http://www.cathedral.org/ 
 

 

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