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The best things to do in Washington

Wondering what to do in Washington DC? One of the most prominent attractions in Washington DC is undoubtedly the White House. The most recognizable building throughout the country offers views that can make anyone feel like a president, although it's already quite spectacular from the outside.

Next on the list of things to see in Washington DC is the Lincoln Memorial. Lincoln was one of the most famous presidents in the country's history and presided over the American Civil War. Another of the most famous Washington DC attractions is the Washington Monument, the 184-meter obelisk where you can climb and take in stunning views of the city.

There are also plenty of Washington DC activities for science lovers such as a visit to the National Air and Space Museum, which is home to the Apollo 11, 12 and 13 shuttles, Super-8 cameras, and moon landers. More places to visit in Washington DC include the Museum of American Art, the National Museum of American History, and the Museum of Natural History.

Due to its important relationship with America's wars, some of the other typical things to do in Washington DC include visiting war memorials like those of Iwo Jima and the Vietnam War, both of which are very moving. As you can see, there is no shortage of stuff to do in Washington DC! Take a look at these real recommendations from travelers and start planning your trip today!

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