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Washington DC
Make sure you bring cash to Washington, D.C. Not that it’s expensive (actually, many museums are free) or that no one accepts plastic (they do)—it’s just an awful lot of fun to hold up a $5 bill next to the actual Lincoln Memorial, or a $20 in front of the White House. In between touring monuments and historical sights, check out the quirky International Spy Museum, watch pandas at the National Zoo, or catch a military band playing an outdoor concert on Capitol Hill.

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National Gallery of Art
National Gallery of Art
One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the 13th through the 18th centuries and the other exhibits modern art.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and... more Owner description: The majesty of Daniel Chester French's 19-foot high statue of Lincoln is complemented by Jules Guernin's 60-foot high murals depicting the Angel of Truth on one side and Fraternity and Charity on another. less
Attraction type: Monuments/ Statues
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U.S. Marines Sunset Parade
U.S. Marines Sunset Parade
Attraction type: Performances
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Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Attraction type: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day. more Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day. less
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Libraries; History Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Barmini
Barmini
Ranked #1 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Dining options: Reservations
Baked and Wired
Baked and Wired
Ranked #2 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: Bakery, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert
Keren Coffee Shop
Keren Coffee Shop
Ranked #3 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Cuisines: African
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Zaytinya
Zaytinya
Ranked #4 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price: USD 31 - 32
Cuisines: Greek, Lebanese, Mediterranean
Good for: Bar Scene, Groups, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
Rasika
Rasika
Ranked #5 of 2,710 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price: USD 31 - 50
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Cambria Suites - Washington, DC - Convention Center
3.0 of 5
Cambria Suites - Washington, DC - Convention Center
USD 95 - 338
Ranked #29 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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The Mansion on O Street
The Mansion on O Street
USD 75 - 340
Ranked #32 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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One Washington Circle Hotel
3.0 of 5
One Washington Circle Hotel
USD 96 - 249
Ranked #35 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Avenue Suites Georgetown
3.0 of 5
Avenue Suites Georgetown
USD 142 - 343
Ranked #4 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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Hampton Inn Washington, D.C./White House
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Washington, D.C./White House
USD 120 - 476
Ranked #7 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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The Fairmont Washington DC
4.0 of 5
The Fairmont Washington DC
USD 167 - 412
Ranked #8 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

The Jefferson, Washington DC
5.0 of 5
The Jefferson, Washington DC
USD 320 - 562
Ranked #1 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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The Hay-Adams
5.0 of 5
The Hay-Adams
USD 351 - 652
Ranked #2 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown
5.0 of 5
Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown
USD 505 - 696
Ranked #3 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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