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Easy Day Trips from Washington, DC

There are lots of places to visit in and around the immediate DC area, but many more areas to be explored in the areas surrounding the nation’s capital. If you’re live in DC or are looking to take some day trips, here are some great ideas for nearby places to explore.

How to get there? To be honest, many routes are best done by driving your own vehicle or renting a car. Trains aren’t super fast, cheap, or popular in America, so I’d recommend looking into Greyhound or Megabus. If you can get a faster Amtrak for a good … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Destinations
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The Best of Washington, DC for First-Timers

Washington, DC is a popular tourist destination since it’s filled with American history and the centre of political America. It’s a great place to see but it can be a bit overwhelming to choose what to do and know what to see for your first time there. As I spent my entire life living in the DC, I’ve done it all (almost) and am happy to share what I recommend people see for their first visit.

See the DC Monuments

Washington, DC

The monuments are easy to see in a short amount of time, depending on how slow you go and how … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Destinations
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DC for Free: Exploring the Nation’s Capital on a Budget

Washington, DC is known for being an expensive city, but there’s actually a tonne to do in this wonderful city that’s completely free. In fact, you can build your entire itinerary around the free things to do in DC so you don’t need to spend a penny on activities. Below I’ve broken down a list of free things to do, as well as my take on paid activities to help you plan the most affordable DC vacation.

Free DC-Specific Activities

Memorials. A nice thing about walking around in DC is that there are memorials all around and of course … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Destinations
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