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Like few cities in America, Washington is both a beneficiary and a victim of perception. It embraces marble, monuments and museums in the shadow of the Capitol dome and also great restaurants, wild nightclubs, hundreds of attractions, festivals, events and culture. Besides, Washington DC has plenty of things to do all year around. Whatever you are looking for some family fun or an excursion out with some friends, the nation's capital is a great place to experience a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities, and much more!
Washington DC Attractions
No surprise in Washington DC there are many attractions relating to the government and its history. Sometimes referred to as the "Nation's Attic," the Smithsonian Institution has 15 museums including the Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of Natural History. Two of the newest museums in Washington are the International Spy Museum and the Holocaust Museum. Visitors can see the workings of the U.S. government by touring the country's capitol or heading to the White House visitor's centre. Examine Impressionist masterpieces in the National Gallery of Art, experience the beauty of the United States Botanical Gardens' exotic plants and flowers, and learn about the creatures of the African Savannah at the National Zoo. More culture– visit the Smithsonian, the Kennedy Center, the Folger and the National Mall. Additionally, Washington, DC also has plenty of free things to do for visitors on a budget.
What is more, get to know the wonders of the Washington DC nightlife, DC clubs, concerts, bars, nightlife and gay nightlife. The Capital City is packed with options for every after-dark-reveller, including fashionistas sporting the latest Prada, hipsters donning their favourite vintage threads and dive bar folks in search a shot of Jack with a cold PBR chaser. Also, the Local band directory provides info on the DC live music scene, which features everything from live jazz to nitty gritty rock.
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Washington DC Restaurants
There are more than 100 restaurants located in downtown Washington, DC alone, not including fast food, delis, and take out. Forty restaurants in the metropolitan region received Zagat scores of 25 and hire. Called 'one of the most exciting restaurant cities on the East Coast' by Travel + Leisure, DC's Culinary destinations include James Beard award-winning chefs, AAA Five Diamond ratings and restaurants include on Esquire's list of the 'Best New Restaurants in America'.
The Washington DC restaurant scene is diverse enough to offer dining options for everyone preference and budget. Enjoy lunch alongside the who's who of the nation at Capitol Hill restaurants like the steakhouse, Capital Grille, or B. Smith's. Dine in the landmark settings the 600 Restaurants at the infamous Watergate Hotel, experience some of the finest outdoor dining at the affordable Chef Geoff's or enjoy the chic celebrity setting of Neyla in Georgetown.
Washington DC Shopping
In Washington DC's Georgetown neighbourhood you can find designer shops of every variety, offering clothes, antiques, and much more! Or you can take a quick drive to the suburbs and visit some of the biggest and best stocked malls in the country. The Tyson's Corner Centre alone includes over 300 shops, with 120 more rights across the road at the Tyson's Galleria.
The most popular shopping malls in Washington DC are: Ballston Common, Fair Oaks Mall, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Landmark Mall, Mazza Gallerie, Potomac Mills Outlet Mall, Reston Town Center, Shops at Georgetown Park, Springfield Mall, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Tyson’s Corner Center, Tyson’s Galleria, Union Station, White Flint Mall.
Washington DC Weather
Washington DC has a generally temperate climate, with pleasant springs and autumns, and mild winters with approximately 17 inches of seasonal snowfall.
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